The second Assembly of 2019 takes place in Aberdeen, Scotland, and will feature a day of presentations, discussions and workshops from a range of collaborative artists projects from across the UK, programmed alongside curatorial initiative Tendency Towards.
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Commissioned by Scotland + Venice, the Turner Prize-winning artist’s new film completes an autobiographical trilogy that began in 2015 with Stoneymollan Trail.
The new building in the Fountainbridge area of the city more than doubles the space of the organisation’s previous home, providing improved printmaking facilities, two public galleries, print archive, a shop and café, plus a flat for residency participants.
A petition by the photography centre against City of Edinburgh Council’s proposals has so far gained over 3,000 signatures as calls grow for the council to reconsider the potentially devastating rent increase.
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The Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee report questions the role of Glasgow School of Art as custodians of the Mackintosh Building, but the art school disputes the accuracy of some of its points.
The Glasgow-based artist is the tenth recipient of the annual moving image prize for artists, named after the Orcadian filmmaker and poet.
I am thrilled to be working as the Artist in Residence at The Scottish Crannog Centre this Spring. The post is supported by the SGSAH (Scottish Graduate School of Arts & Humanities) and will run from the end of January […]
New director Clare Harris, who has a background in publishing and communications, will take up the position in February.
The two-year redevelopment project at Edinburgh’s Scottish National Gallery will see new gallery spaces created and improved accessibility from East Princes Street Gardens.
Four artists have been shortlisted for Scotland’s most prestigious moving image prize, with the winner receiving a £15,000 commission to create new work to be premiered at the Glasgow Film Festival.
Due to accessibility issues, The Common Guild has decided to close its exhibition programme at its gallery space of 10 years in the city’s west end.
Thoughts on bronze during my course and residency at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop, funded by A-N Artist Bursaries 2018. www.clareburnett.net
Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam, who has been acting as joint interim director, will initially be appointed for one year with a “full candidate search” planned.
The new partnership has an emphasis on collaboration and will commission 20 new works from three call-outs over one year, with works to be shown on a variety of BBC platforms on air and online.
Tom Inns, whose time as director of Glasgow School of Art has been marked by two major fires at the school’s historic Mackintosh building, has resigned.
The latest in a-n’s series of artist-organised events explored the challenges and advantages of physical outposts for a sustained artist-led practice. Robyn Woolston, herself based in the rural outpost of the Cairngorms National Park, reports.
For her show at Glasgow’s Transmission gallery, Scottish artist Rabiya Choudhry presents selected works from a six-year period including paintings, printed fabrics and a neon window sign in tribute to her dad. Jessica Ramm asks where her vibrant but troubled paintings come from and what it means to fly solo at this important artist-run space.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma describes his new £80million V&A Dundee building, which fully opens to the public on Saturday, as ‘a living room for the city’. Chris Sharratt visits Scotland’s first design museum and is seriously impressed by the architecture.
With the brand new V&A Dundee set to open this weekend on the banks of the River Tay, Dundee-based artist Valerie Norris introduces the city’s lively visual arts community for the latest in our ongoing series looking at art scenes around the UK.
The new role will see the founding director of the Skye-based organisation heading up art exhibitions across Royal Botanic Garden Ediburgh sites in Edinburgh, Benmore, Logan and Dawyck and includes Inverleith House gallery at the Edinburgh garden.
The venue on Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street, which has been closed since the Glasgow School of Art fire in June, was hoping to reopen to the public on 14 September. However, Glasgow City Council has now stated that it is still not safe and there is currently no date for reoccupation.