This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: The Hayward Gallery’s new touring drawing exhibition at St Albans Museum and Gallery; magic, ritual and witchcraft at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; and the inaugural exhibition at S1 Artspace’s new gallery space at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate.
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The second a-n Assembly of 2018, taking place at Eastside Projects in Birmingham on 15 June, will explore the impact on artists, residents and arts organisations of the city’s ambitions to grow and regenerate.
Four years on from the Mayor of London-commissioned Artists’ Workspace Study, which predicted the possible loss of up to 3,500 artists’ workspaces in the capital within five years, Jack Hutchinson explores how three of London’s studio providers are navigating a challenging environment and the impact this is having on artists.
The artistic, social and political challenges of working on three ceramic art projects.
Reflections on ACW “Ideas: People: Places” programme which supports projects that “test new models of regeneration and collaboration through the arts”.
a-n’s newest website development draws together more than 250 cultural policy and strategy documents into one place, offering free access to an index of over 20 years of research from across the visual arts and creative sectors in the UK.
The debate around gentrification and the role that artists play in this contested area is increasingly being discussed and debated by artists themselves. But, asks Anna Francis in a piece originally published by The Conversation, is it right to accuse artists who work with regeneration projects of being part of the problem?
The new Initiative will support 6,000sqft of new studios and workspaces for artists, designers and the creative sector, responding to the need for affordable spaces for creative production across London.
Focusing on the impact, outcomes and future of the programme following three years of this major Arts Council England funded programme.
Margate Creatives. 2010s (silverpoint on gesso, 20.7cm x 14.2cm) is one of an ongoing series of small metalpoint drawings of people in costume, or uniform, with a connection to the sea side town of Margate. It’s part of a long […]
With its longstanding city-centre home about to undergo redevelopment, Rogue studio group has relocated to a former primary school building in the east of the city.
With £700,000 still to raise, work has begun to convert the former Peckham Road Fire Station into a mixed-use cultural centre incorporating exhibition, learning and meeting spaces, plus an artist’s studio.
Explores the various approaches, impacts and outcomes of art and engagement found across the CPP programme.
A new report from the London Assembly is calling for the Mayor of London to manage gentrification and protect the city’s cultural ecosystem from the effects of regeneration.
The NewBridge Project is bidding farewell to its current home in Newcastle city centre with a month-long exhibition and events programme featuring over 80 artist studio holders.
Delving into the story of a house on a lake
Evaluation of 2016 edition based on responses of the Biennial’s core audience, participating artists, staff, volunteers, and key stakeholders.
The Stove Network in Dumfries, Scotland has won the ‘creative regeneration’ category in this year’s SURF Awards For Best Practice in Community Regeneration. Chris Sharratt reports.
Newcastle-based artist Kathryn Hodgkinson believes that the city council’s planning decisions are having a detrimental effect on the area’s creative community. In the wake of the recent decision to demolish the creative space Uptin House to make way for ‘yet another block of student flats’, she argues that local authorities need to embrace the true value of artists.
Analyses and calculates the social value created by Turner Contemporary during the gallery’s April 2015–March 2016 financial year.
As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
Group of artists based in east London launch campaign to stop demolition of studios at Vittoria Wharf site in Hackney Wick.
Fourth annual report from the DCMS, published in summer 2016.
As the search continues for a new home to house Rogue Artists’ Studios, Bob Dickinson visits a show of work by 11 of the building’s 100-plus artists and asks where next for artists in Manchester’s fast-changing city centre.