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With reference to the production of inter-disciplinary visual arts, Charlotte Frost indicates the types of activities involved, art forms which respond well to this style of collaboration and some of the difficulties experienced by production agencies in working in this […]
This article by Furtherfield.org founders and Directors Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett was originally published in Coding Cultures: A Handbook, commissioned by Francesca da Rimini and d/lux/MediaArts in 2007. Catlow and Garrett discuss the origin and mission of Furtherfield.org and how its participatory platforms are art production tools.
Charlotte Frost on some of the production activities of the Newcastle- and London-based Forma, drawing out different strands of its programme including curation, representation, initiation, distribution and public art.
Charlotte Frost on the various support systems run by Artsadmin, including information about its head of operations: Toynbee Studios, and examples of several projects it has produced with the likes of: Graeme Miller, Station House Opera and Gary Stevens.
Report first published in 2007 on www.forma.org.uk after an exciting year in which Forma achieved substantial growth in terms of programme, turnover and structure.
An introduction by Charlotte Frost to the different projects Electra has instigated utilising its own brand of crosscontextualisation to co-opt audiences from existing genres.
Charlotte Frost delves into the on and offline world of Furtherfield.org, where web surfers are encouraged and enabled to become co-producers in art making/situating via platforms such as VisitorsStudio and projects like DIWO (Do It With Others).
With reference to the production of inter-disciplinary visual arts, Charlotte Frost indicates the types of activities involved, art forms which respond well to this style of collaboration and some of the difficulties experienced by production agencies in working in this way.
Gillian Nicol explores the nature of collaborative and creative processes involved in making artwork in the public realm.
Edith Marie Pasquier interviews Ali Zaidi of motiroti.
Paul Glinkowski talks to artist Jem Finer about his ongoing project Longplayer, and to his collaborator James Lingwood, Co-Director of Artangel.
Edith-Marie Pasquier talks to inIVA Director Gilane Tawadros and artist Alia Syed about their experience of working together.
Contemporary re-enactment, art event or memorial? David Butler gives an insider account of Jeremy Deller’s ambitious Artangel Times commission.