Because Rachel was not able to attend the Spike Island workshop due to a last-minute flight cancellation, she visited the Kim Yong-Ik exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in London. To follow is her 800-word article informed by Kim and […]
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Eastbourne-based writer Judith Alder reflects on the work of South Korean artist Kim Yong-Ik, in the sixth of eight pieces informed by seeing the artist’s exhibition, ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’, at Spike Island, Bristol As young artists, we rush through […]
The fifth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Preston-based writer Martin Hamblen. A box hanging from the ceiling, above head height. An invigilator interrupts us, […]
This is the first of three posts summarising the last stages of my bursary activities over the last few months. It’s been hugely rewarding period, but one I’ve decided to reflect on retrospectively rather than immediately. August – September Research I […]
The fourth 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the Bath-based writer Trevor H. Smith. The writers were asked to include the following in the piece: a direct […]
The third 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Carrie Foulkes. For this task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote from the artist, a […]
The second workshop in the a-n Writer Development Programme took place on Wednesday 8 November at Jerwood Space, London. (Thanks to Jerwood Charitable Foundation for supporting the workshop by covering the cost of the room hire.) All eight writers on […]
Date:November 18, 2017 at 03:00 PM
Location:South East England
The second 800-word piece informed by seeing Kim Yong-Ik’s ‘I Believe My Works Are Still Valid’ exhibition at Spike Island, Bristol is by the London-based writer Laura Davidson. As part of the task, the writers were asked to include a direct quote […]
Date:January 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Location:North West England
The second a-n Writer Development Programme is underway. Over the next five months or so, this blog will include a bit of commentary and plenty of writing by the eight participants.
So all of this has been happening… and this… and then I had a tidy up and a re-assessment of the situation and decided just to carry on. Meanwhile, good news arrived! First, my Pink Spread (a case of mistaken […]
Reflections on the RD1st Coaching Course 2017 and beyond. Course fees funded and attendance supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
Screen Printing Process I have been using the screen printing process in a crude way for a couple of years to put designs onto my tile work but up until now I had very little understanding of how the actual […]
Ceramic Screen Printing The final part of the project which has been funded with a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company involved using the knowledge and techniques learnt at Hot Bed Press to create my own ceramic screen prints. […]
Further courses in screen printing As part of my a-n artist information company bursary I returned to Hot Bed Press in early June and again in July to attend two more screen printing courses. The first was the ‘Screen Printed […]
From Monterrey, I travelled to Oaxaca in the south of the country to meet with Daniel Brena director of CASA. http://www.casa.oaxaca.gob.mx/wp/ Sitting up in the hills in Oaxaca, CASA is a stunning building, the evidence of it’s history as […]
Following a successful pilot in 2015, Plymouth-based LOW PROFILE has announced that the first full edition of its Jamboree event will take place in June 2018, with a bespoke, four-day programme of artist-led professional development activities supported by a-n.
So time ticks by… what have I been doing? I guess the reading and writing part of my brain has been quite occupied and in the studio I’ve still been tinkering with small things. I have taken the bull by […]
Date:September 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM
With participants based across England, Scotland and Wales, the 2017-18 a-n Writer Development Programme includes three workshops led by professional writers and editors beginning at Spike Island, Bristol in October.
Post-StudioBook 2017 Astoundingly, it has been over three weeks since the end of the StudioBook 2017 fortnight. And so, now is probably the time to write my third blog post, to document post-StudioBook 2017 thoughts before the actuality of […]
Recent graduates from 16 higher education institutions in the South East region will be exhibiting in five partner galleries with the winner of the 2017 award to be announced later in the year.
A Project for the Fifth Sized Book Adventure
A new report by François Matarasso has been published on the impact of a week-long pilot lab that offered six early career artists, aged 50 and over, time to explore how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop.