Hull-based artist Clare Holdstock is this week’s featured a-n blogger on the a-n Instagram feed. She talks to Richard Taylor about her practice and where she places it.
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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.
Curated by George Vasey and Sacha Craddock and featuring artists Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Buttner, Lubaina Himid, and Rosalind Nashashibi, this year’s Turner Prize exhibition in Hull showcases strong and exciting work. Fisun Güner reports.
Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker has won the $3,000 digital art prize for his work Plastic Reflectic, an interactive mirror installation that turns spectators’ reflections into silhouettes made from hundreds of pieces of plastic floating within a ‘plastic soup’.
Working with fifth generation tightrope walker Rasul Abakarov within the vast landscape of Dagestan, artist Taus Makhacheva’s film Tightrope has been lauded by critics following its exhibition at the Venice Biennale. Pippa Koszerek talks to the artist about the processes and risks involved in her work.
Katriona Beales’ ‘Are We All Addicts Now?’ exhibition at Furtherfield Gallery is part of a cross-disciplinary investigation into the lure of digital technology which she instigated three years ago. Lydia Ashman talks to the artist and her collaborators, which include the clinical psychiatrist and addiction expert Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones.
When Inverleith House closed to the public last year, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh said it no longer intended to use it as a gallery for contemporary art. Now, as it hosts its first exhibition since the closure, Regius Keeper Simon Milne has said reports of its demise were just a “rumour”. Neil Cooper takes issue with this rewriting of history and cautions that the fight to truly save this renowned Scottish art gallery is far from over.
For the Folkestone Triennial, London-based artist Richard Woods has created a series of six cartoon bungalows around the Kent coastal town, each painted in different vibrant colours and placed in improbable settings. He explains why to Fisun Güner.
Gary Lawrence has won this year’s first prize with his large-scale drawing, Yellow Kalymnos with Fridge Magnets.
Five artists including Trevor Paglen and Anna Boghiguian have been shortlisted for the Cardiff-based biennial award, the UK’s biggest international art prize, with the winner receiving £40,000.
Having missed a year due to 2016’s ROOT 1066 festival, the Coastal Currents festival is back for its 19th edition in Hastings and St Leonards. Dany Louise reports.
A Paying Artists Working Group is being set up to inform the development of a-n / AIR’s Exhibition Payment Guide and support its implementation over the next five years.
Despite some underwhelming missteps, the fourth Folkestone Triennial is the best yet with particularly strong works by Richard Woods, Sol Calero, Emily Peasgood and HoyCheong Wong. Fisun Güner reports from the south-east coast.