Writing a manifesto was one of Dan Thompson’s first acts as an artist and he has since written several more including one about using empty shops, and The Paying Artists Manifesto for Artist-Led Work that showed how artists working with their own ecology, economy and excitement ‘make the world around them better’. He explores the history of artists’ manifestos and shares advice and tips on how to write your own.
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I have decided to make an alternative artist statement. This has come about through various discussions I have been having about the rules I make (and break) in my practice, regarding my use of discarded materials. It also came up […]
Artist Jane Simpson, who runs Swansea gallery GS Artists, describes the challenge of maintaining relevance as an artist-led initiative and her optimism for the future. In a video interview recorded at a-n’s Assembly Swansea event in May 2019, which was programmed in collaboration with Simpson and explored the difficulties and advantages of running artist-led projects in the city.
Venue:The Old Baths
From:June 15, 2019
To:July 12, 2019
On Tuesday 5th December we open our Campaign Shop on Pier Street in Hull. This exhibition and the manifesto that we will present in it are the result of our ‘Thrash Out’ series of debates or conversations, funded by an […]