The Turner Prize nominated artist, who works with moving image, sculpture, writing and performance, will represent Scotland at the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019.
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During this year’s Glasgow International, artists Ailie Rutherford and Janie Nicoll presented In Kind, an action research project using the festival as a case study in order to chart the “hidden economies of the visual arts”. Fellow Glasgow-based artist Jessica Ramm finds out what they discovered and ponders where to go next.
a-n is partnering with three Manchester-based art and design organisations to pilot a new programme of professional development sessions for artists that will take place in the city between July 2018 and March 2019.
Imran Perretta’s film 15 days focuses on the refugee situation in Calais and Dunkirk and is the result of his Jerwood/FVU Awards commission. He explains to Fisun Güner how the film came about and how his move into art making was shaped by the 2008 financial crisis and an aborted career in architecture.
The Arts Council of Wales has announced that Sean Edwards will be representing Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at next year’s Venice Biennale with new work that considers social class and the everyday.
Nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize and a recent recipient of the European Culture Foundation’s Princess Margriet Award for Culture, the London-based independent research agency Forensic Architecture is making political and cultural waves with its evidence-based work. Chris Sharratt talks to artist and filmmaker Simone Rowat, one of the group’s 15 team members.
The gallery, which lost its regular ACE funding in the 2015-18 round, is to close after over 40 years of regular programming.
Chosen from a shortlist of eight, London-based artist Anna Reading has won the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2018-19.
Designed by David Chipperfield Architects and costing £56m, the Royal Academy’s newly renovated Burlington Gardens site opens to the public today. Fisun Güner finds that even the toilets are elegant and sculptural.
New Zealand artist Luke Willis Thompson has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018 with his 35mm film of Diamond Reynolds, autoportrait.
Southampton’s John Hansard Gallery has a new home in a brand new building in the city’s ‘Cultural Quarter’ and its first major show is a Gerhard Richter retrospective that draws extensively from the Artist Rooms collection. Fisun Güner is impressed by the art, ambition, and some of the architecture.
More than 100 artists, including 15 Turner Prize winners, have called on the government to scrap the EBacc which critics claim is sidelining arts subjects in English secondary schools.
The annual open submission exhibition for new and recent graduates will this year launch at Liverpool Biennial before moving to London in December.
The a-n Degree Shows Guide 2018 is just published alongside a new digital resource, capturing the buzz and excitement around degrees season with a wide range of content, listings and adverts for shows across the UK.
For the latest in our ongoing Scene Report series, Preston-based artist Martin Hamblen provides a tour of the city’s visual arts activity and asks whether the much vaunted ‘Preston Model’ of inward investment stretches to investing in the artists living and working in the area.
Julie Lomax, currently Director of Development at Liverpool Biennial, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of a-n The Artists Information Company.
With ongoing demands for greater equality in the arts, the need to reimagine a more inclusive visual arts sector is increasingly urgent. On the eve of the European Outsider Art Association Conference at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, Lydia Ashman makes the case for a new approach to ‘outsider’ artists and their art.