News In Brief: The new Paul Hamlyn Foundation-funded project will look at whether socially engaged artistic activity can really make a positive difference to a community. Plus: Kitty Anderson announced as new director of LUX Scotland; Hannah Rothschild, chair of National Gallery’s board of trustees, to step down after four-year tenure.
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The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
Four artists have been shortlisted for Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize, with the winner receiving a £15,000 commission to create new work to be premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival.
The new partnership has an emphasis on collaboration and will commission 20 new works from three call-outs over one year, with works to be shown on a variety of BBC platforms on air and online.
The Barbadian artist, researcher and educator will receive £10,000 in prize money to create a specially commissioned film for next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
Four Scotland-based filmmakers have been shortlisted for the £10,000 prize named after experimental Scottish filmmaker, with the winner set to be announced at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
Artists who work with moving image are invited to complete Lux and Lux Scotland’s survey on how they live and work.
The artist receives a £10,000 commission to produce a new film work, to be premiered at next year’s Glasgow Film Festival.
Should Scotland have its own archive of artists’ moving image work, and if so what form should it take and what should be in it? Chris Sharratt reports on a recent Lux Scotland event exploring the feasibility of a ‘distribution collection’ of Scottish works.
Speaking at a Glasgow Film Festival event on producing artists’ moving image in Scotland, Turner Prize nominee Luke Fowler has called for the creation of a cinema dedicated to artists’ work and experimental film.