Paul Bonaventura talks to Tim Eastop, Senior Visual Arts Officer at the Arts Council of England, about a new initiative to create international practice-based opportunities for individual artists.
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Polly Gould gives an overview of the process and outcomes of a collaborative residency with Anne Eggebert at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, and Hastings College of Art and Technology.
Le Fresnoy National Studio of Contemporary Arts in France is promoted as a high-profile international centre of artistic training, research and production. Although ultimately a worthwhile experience for artist and filmmaker Tina Gharavi, the reality of her residency there was not without problems.
Angharad Pearce Jones, an artist currently working with Cywaith Cymru.Artworks Wales explains how the organisation works to promote art in the public realm.
This month sees the second leg of an international project in Edinburgh. ‘Art in the Home’ will involve artists installing their work in private residences across the city. Here Paul Carter, shares his experience of the first leg of the project in Yamaguchi, Japan.
In the summer of 2001 Philip Kennedy travelled to Tuscany as a recipient of a Juliet Gomperts Memorial Trust award.
The Kamiyama artist in residence programme (KAIR) was established in 1998 by local businessmen, and is supported by schools and cultural institutions, to bring creative energy to a rural community with few cultural resources. Robin Dance gives an account of his participation in the programme in 2000.
Lucy Kimbell explores some of the ways that artists are immersing themselves in business culture.
Coming from Macedonia, a country where sixty to seventy percent of the land is forest, the immediacy of nature is a significant element of my working practice.
Moira Jeffrey attended ‘At the City’s Edge’ in Glasgow, a conference that amongst other things addressed ‘what artists are questioning and why’. Here, she feeds back on the projects discussed and the main debates that arose.
Richard Billingham took time out from preparations for the Turner Prize to discuss how he moved from an aspiring cash-strapped artist living in the heart of the Black Country to a celebrated artist of international acclaim.
John Plowman profiles KÜnstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, one of about a dozen such institutions in Germany offering residencies to international artists.
Roxy Walsh, recipient of the Abbey Award in Painting, gives an overview of her time at the British School at Rome (BSR).
The trust’s coordinator Leila Dawney explains the organisation’s artist-led ethos and its work to support the arts in Birmingham.
Lucy Wilson talks to Anna Best about her unconventional Year of the Artist residency working with staff at a-n The Artists Information Company.
This month Kate Fowle has been talking to Christopher Cozier about his experiences as an artist in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Julie Read reports on her residency in Basel and gives an overview of the artscene in Switzerland.
Wendy Murray gives the lowdown on support structures and organisations for artists in the Netherlands.
My third day spent scouring the electrical shops of Budapest for a fan had proved fruitless. I’d been having trouble sleeping – the heat and humidity even at night was intense. I’d paced the streets, taken long cold baths, even […]
The second article on artists living and working in different cities across the world focuses on an enterprising development in Germany. With a base in Berlin, Kathrin Böhm and Stefan Saffer are developing projects that look at new collaborations between art and business. Working with leading companies such as Vodafone and Siemens, they are exploring the potential for building practical relationships based on common concerns.
Academy Schloss Solitude is located at the edge of a forest in the grounds of a baroque castle on the outskirts of Stuttgart. It is completely isolated with no shops, bars, etc within the near vicinity, and with access to […]
Five members of German artist /motorcycling group MC o.T. were invited by Cleveland Arts to spend a week in the North of England, on a residency supported by Year of the Artist and Tees Valley Tourism.
Judith Winter gains an insight into high-rise living through ten artists’ work-in-progress.
At the end of August, curator Sophie Hope was offered a place on the Oreste 3 residency programme in Italy. An opportunity to meet and work with artists from all over Europe seemed too good an opportunity to miss.
The Art House is a membership organisation for all artists, that addresses the issues faced by disabled people who wish to work in the visual arts and crafts. It aims to be a truly inclusive organisation giving artists the support they need, as individuals, to benefit from its activities. Director Liz Whitehouse describes how the organisation functions and what it has to offer.