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Studio lights

One of the items on my wishlist during the bursary year was photoshop training. But it became clear that the issue was the quality of the original image itself, rather than its manipulation that was the problem. This was easily […]

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Platform – Autumn and the next chapter

I wish I could really enjoy this moment; to be able to have space in my head for absorbing all I know I learnt from this project. But right now my mind is somewhere else… Platform-Autumn is finally edited and […]

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Platform – Summer: too easy?!

I like the look I’ve achieved with the Platform – Summer, not sure about the editing though but very happy with the colours and texture the digital pinhole has created. I think the longer version is definitely more interesting than […]

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Platform – Spring: the final cut

As I mentioned on my previous entry: … Platform-Spring has been a hard making process so far. I’m blending the images frame by frame and am allowing my daily insights to take over. The problem is that these insights change […]

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Tempting Failure CIC 2016: Reflection post #1

Tempting Failure CIC 2016. 21st-29th July. London. I attended Tempting Failure for the almost the full duration of the festival, only missing day 1 . I performed on 25th and 28th at Hackney showrooms. I was also able to immerse […]

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Platform – Spring: a different look

I’ve just realised I wrote about Platform – Summer before adding the entry for Platform – Spring. So here it is. Lots of things have happened since my last post that prevented me from working hands on on the Spring […]

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Platform – Summer: shooting

Shooting wasn’t easy. Making the “lens” for the digital pinhole wasn’t either. Figuring out how to do the exposure compensation throughout the day was hard. Changing angles to better show the people on the platform…all these things happened and I […]

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Beginning to create a network

  Place-names, church dedications, archaeological finds, even the street pattern – all these give clues to where the Danes lived and worked. A thousand years ago, Norwich was a truly Anglo-Scandinavian town. http://www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk/home We have arranged a meeting, to discuss […]

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Stronger Together
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Is collaboration different in the visual arts?

Held in June, ‘Stronger together’ was an opportunity to ‘celebrate and question how we work together’ – exploring collaboration in its many forms – and how vital that is to the survival of the arts.

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Sharing knowledge

Charlotte Frost has been researching and writing on digital and new media arts for over ten years. Here, she introduces her next projects as the last in her regular ‘Digital practices’ column for a-n Magazine.

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Future Station
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Big (art) society

Artists’ survival and growth is dependent on networking and professional interchange.

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The Loli-Con
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Crossing over

That 63% of those currently on contract to a-n are practitioners demonstrates our commitment to providing income for artists.

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Serendipity city

The Hive on Lever Street in Manchester’s notorious Northern Quarter launched events of May’s Future Everything Festival 2010 art strand.

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Cultural independence

Launched at the 4th World Summit of Arts and Culture in September, a new International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) report explores the issue of independence within government arts support.

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AIR AIR activities

AIRTIME survey results

A survey highlighting the differences in type of professional development needs amongst artists in different locations such as London, Plymouth, Sheffield and Manchester.

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