The a-n Biennial Bursaries 2018 are now open for applications, with 20 awards of £600 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members to attend the launch of either the Berlin Biennale or Manifesta 12 in Palermo, Sicily, in June.
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After four years in the role, a-n’s director Jeanie Scott is to step down later this year.
For her 600-word review following the writer development workshop at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery, Jessica Ramm chose to write about Edmund Clark’s exhibition. For the exhibition ‘In Place of Hate’, Edmund Clark offers up the culmination of his three-year residency at […]
A video of ornamental goldfish swimming through feathery weed plays on the screen of a large box TV near the entrance to Edmund Clark’s exhibition, ‘In Place of Hate’. It reminds me of time spent watching goldfish in an aquarium […]
Following on from the writer development programme workshop at Ikon Gallery, which was led by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, Laura Davidson reviews Edmund Clark’s “refreshing utopian” exhibition, ‘In Place of Hate’. Oscar Wilde pressed flowers he found in the […]
At the third writer workshop led by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the participants were asked to file a 600-word of one of the two current exhibitions at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. This is Carrie Foulkes’ review Edmund Clark’s ‘In Place of […]
While all the other writers chose to review the Edmund Clark exhibition at Ikon Gallery, Rachel Magdeburg decided to focus her 600-word piece on an exhibition of works by the 19th century convict artist Thomas Bock. This is her review. Thomas […]
During the third writer development workshop at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, all the writers visited the current exhibitions at the gallery (‘In Place of Hate’ by Edmund Clark and ‘Thomas Bock’). Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock led the workshop and asked […]
This Professional Development Bursary was to pay for mentoring from curators to help me develop and contextualise my practice within current curatorial thinking. Aiming to examine and reflect on my work and make future plans for directions and potential outcomes.
Stemming from the second writer development workshop at Jerwood Space in London, Carrie Foulkes decided to write a profile of the Newcastle-based artist Nicola Singh – one of three artists chosen for the 3-Phase programme. Working across performance, sculpture, installation […]
Firing and Exhibition The firing of the work made with the help of a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company took place in August 2017. A small selection of pieces would end up as part of a ceramics exhibition […]
Various adventures in Letterpress with an aim to inform and improve my practice and explore the possibility of future collaborations.
The 2018 a-n Artist Bursaries are now open for applications, with awards of between £500-£1,000 available to a-n Artist and Joint (Artist and Arts Organiser) members wishing to undertake a self-directed professional development project.
Castlefield Gallery and a-n are offering eight bursaries for artists based in the North West of England to participate in an eight-day delegation to Hungary, with four of the places reserved for a-n members.
Venue:Bridge 5 Mill
Date:January 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Location:North West England
Since attending the RD1st coaching training course this summer – funded by and with a bursary from a-n – I have been developing my coaching practice. I completed my first 25 hours of coaching, working with a mixture of people […]
Gateshead-based writer Rachel Magdeburg chose to write about the Newcastle artist Nicola Singh for her 3-Phase artist profile. Language is thrilling and pivotal to the artist Nicola Singh, and her words and those of others are used with precision to create […]
With Birmingham gripped by German-style Christmas markets and seasonal shopping madness, on Thursday 7 December the third workshop of the a-n Writer Development Programme took place at the city’s Ikon Gallery. Hosted by Frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the afternoon […]
Hannah Pierce, a-n’s External Programmes and Partnerships Manager, offers advice on writing applications for a-n’s member opportunities.
Deep bite etching and aquatint on a zinc plate I’ve been working on a zinc plate using using deep bite etching and aquatint. Based on the contours of specific potholes I’ve used the physical processes of etching to degrade the surface and […]
This month’s featured blogger on the a-n Instagram is Jack Welsh. Richard Taylor talks to the Liverpool-based artist, writer, producer and educator about juggling multiple projects, writing about other people’s work, and his interest in archival research and book making.
Supporting a-n members in developing their practice by undertaking a wide range of professional development activities. ALL OPPORTUNITIES ARE NOW CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS AS DEADLINES HAVE PASSED.
October – November Hot Bed Press In late October I returned to Hot Bed Press to undertake an introductory hardback book making weekend course, led by artist Sylvia Waltering, who works with photography, text, installation and artists’ book. Over the course of […]
Having visited the 3-Phase exhibition at Jerwood Space, London during the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop, Eastbourne-based writer Judith Alder chose to write her 800-1000 word profile piece on the artist Mark Essen. On a visit to Mark Essen’s […]
As a follow up to the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop at Jerwood Space, led by Fisun Güner, the writers were tasked with writing an 800-1000 word profile of one of the three artists featured in Jerwood’s 3-Phase exhibition. Edinburgh-based […]