Primary is an artist-led space in Nottingham. Through the A-N Go & See bursary, we went to visit artist-led spaces and arts venues in Scotland and the Netherlands to learn about different organisational models, approaches to public programming and supporting artists.
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Go and See – research trip Since launching our long-term studio base in Preston city centre in 2014, The Birley Artist Studios has enjoyed a steady growth of interest and activity – enough so that we plan to expand both our programme and premises […]
What space would you forge if given the opportunity to create an area dedicated to you and your work? Our space: The Shadow Room Our space making materials: 500 sheets of A4 paper 2 rolls of dressmaker’s paper 1 […]
Our voyage to Greenland was undertaken for the sole purpose to meet the illustrious Sisters Hope and to take part in their Sisters Academy Greenland. However, singular purposes are never basic. The Sisters Academy is in its own right a […]
The sixth edition of the Oxfordshire festival offers an alternative to traditional music festivals by placing visual art at the centre, including commissions resulting from an a-n Go and See Bursary. Jack Hutchinson reports.
A performance score to travel there and back again One car ride from Milton Keynes to Flitwick One tube ride from Walthamstow to Victoria One car ride from Flitwick to Luton Airport One bus ride from Victoria to Gatwick […]
Stand facing another body Take one photo. Turn around. Take a second photo. Walk 10 steps, glance back to where you came from. Take another photo. Continue to walk in the direction you began moving, and every ten steps glance […]
Tracing the Pathway have been visiting Sisters Hope as part of the Sisters Academy, Nuuk, Greenland, exploring with them through art and performance how we might develop more poetic modes of knowledge production and transfer. ‘Sisters Academy is a school […]
Review of The Ways of Folding Space and Flying,
a project by Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, Korean pavilion.
2015 will see the Philippines showcase at The Venice Biennale, after a hiatus of 5 decades. A soul searching discovery with artist, Vanessa Scully.
Tracing the Pathway are four bodies, each unique and fixed, yet porous. We are one, shifting whole – an ecology dependent on its constituent parts. As a fluid mass we merge and collide with other beings we encounter along our […]
Over the past five years our arts programme has predominantly been southern-centric, and we wanted to address this. Now that Supernormal is in its sixth year and successfully functioning as an organisation, we have been looking to expand our networks […]
For me the most exciting exhibition venues at the Venice Biennale were the ancient palaces, particularly those located on the Grand Canal. The juxtaposition of sumptuous architecture can collide wonderfully with contemporary art. The well considered combinations, such as The […]
Some reflections on how drawing asserts its role to map out all the world’s future.
When is the last time you were ‘seized with enthusiasm’? It was dodging the heat on San Giorgio that I stumbled into The Giorgio Cini Foundation and discovered four small books by Bruno Munari. They instantly catapulted my mind from […]
Venice is without doubt one of the biggest and most important Contemporary art events in the calendar. Every year the Biennnale seems to get bigger as more and more countries join together with the curated projects and larger gallery exhibitions. […]
In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks They dare not show their husbands; their best conscience Is not to leave’t undone, but keep’t unknown. (1) Time freezes, then melts. The medieval warrens barricading against the plundering Goths […]
Visual diary of the 56th Venice Biennale
Jane Lawson reviews Crossing the Tide, the Tuvalu Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale
What happens when you take the scoring system from one iconic European cultural event and apply it to another?
Art / Aperol / Audemar Piguet / Anxiety Balenciaga / Blisters / Colonialism / Collagen / Canal / Canaletto / Curators Dolce / Discourse / Drowning / Dreaming / Drifting Endless Exhibitions / Enwezor / Euphoria / Exhaustion / Espresso […]
Exhibiting at Venice Biennale over ten years ago, we never got to ride the Venice Biennale opening week as a spectator, which is much like a roller-coaster with its highs and lows and seeing everything at breakneck speed, compared to […]
A personal reflection on the Venice Biennale 2015.
herman de vries doesn’t believe in hierarchies; why one letter should rank taller than another. his name and everything associated with him is presented in lower case. i will show fidelity to this principle as his work was […]