Earlier this year the Leverhulme Trust decided to close its successful Artist in Residence Grant Scheme which has seen artists including Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price and the Scottish artist Alec Finlay working alongside scientists and academics across the UK. Chris Fremantle talks to those lamenting its closure and calls for its return.
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National Portfolio announcement includes an additional £170million outside London between 2018 and 2022.
Bristol visual arts organisations Arnolfini and Situations have not been included in Arts Council England’s National Portfolio 2018-22, with ACE saying that £3.34 million has been ring fenced for the visual arts in the city.
Arts Council England’s National Portfolio announcement sees a-n become a Sector Support Organisation for the 2018-22 portfolio.
Diaspora Pavilion artists and organisers are calling on Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick to vigorously pursue the criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire.
Entries for GCSE arts subjects are down 9% on 2016, while entries for EBacc subjects are up 9% in the same period. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
The second recipient of the annual Clore Visual Artist Fellowship is Norwich-based artist Nicola Naismith.
A portrait of mother and child wins the BP Portrait Award 2017.
Former culture and digital minister Matt Hancock’s remit is slimmed to digital, as arts and culture joins heritage and tourism under the remit of first-time minister John Glen. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
The 24-year-old artist, whose work is featured in the Diaspora Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, lived on the 20th floor of the block.
Taking place every ten years, for 2017 Skulptur Projekte Münster presents work by an international line up of around 35 artists who present work in public spaces and museums across the city. Artist and senior lecturer in fine art at the University of Worcester S Mark Gubb reports.
For the Post-election breakfast session as part of a-n’s Assembly Bristol event, four speakers discussed issues that ‘can sometimes mean having to have a difficult conversation’. Prior to this, facilitator Rivca Rubin asked those assembled to spend a few minutes reflecting on the outcome of the election. Here we report some of those reflections.
After launching for the first time in Athens in April, the quinquennial art exhibition Documenta 14 has just opened across 35 venues and numerous outdoor sites in its home city of Kassel, Germany. Ten a-n artist members, who visited Kassel with the support of an a-n Travel bursary, pick their top three works from the vast city-wide programme.
The new one-year pilot scheme has been developed in partnership between the department of social protection and the department of arts, heritage, regional, rural and Gaeltacht affairs, in consultation with Visual Artists Ireland and The Irish Writers Centre.
Now in its third year, the Antiuniversity Now festival features over 100 free events and workshops taking place across the UK. Pippa Kozserek talks to co-organisers Shiri Shalmy and Emma Winch.
Theresa May’s snap election gamble has spectacularly failed with the Tories now without a majority in parliament – and artists have been responding to the election result.
Artists Maeve Brennan and Imran Perretta are recipients of the fifth edition of the Jerwood/FVU Awards, providing them with funding to develop new moving-image works.
We pick five of our favourite artist responses to the general election that have been featured on Instagram, including a print at home poster and a game pitching Corbyn vs May.
Market Gallery’s recent Free Market symposium – supported by an a-n Artist Led Bursary – brought together thinkers and doers to discuss issues around ‘cultural resources in crisis’ and was in part informed by the Glasgow gallery’s own precarious situation. Chris Sharratt reports on three days of thinking beyond the usual.
London-based artist Kimathi Donkor is among 12 artists featured in the Diaspora Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale, presented by the International Curators Forum and University of the Arts London. He talks about the importance of the British black arts movement in the 1980s, history painting, and the idea of diaspora.