From:August 29, 2019
To:August 30, 2019
Scotland - a-n The Artists Information Company
The Scottish Contemporary Art Network and Federation of Scottish Theatre is asking those working in the arts in Scotland to share their views on impact in a newly issued survey.
Creative Scotland is running a £400,000 pilot programme to support five of Scotland’s artist-led spaces to explore the best ways to sustain artist-run and collectively organised activity. Glasgow-based artist and writer Jessica Ramm considers the questions that will be asked.
The annual festival’s Commissions Programme includes works that reflect a mood of uncertainty currently engulfing UK politics while this year’s Platform: 2019 exhibition of early career artists based in Scotland explores ideas of embellishment, identity, sustainability and fandom.
The second a-n Assembly event of 2019 took place in Aberdeen with a day of talks, workshops, activities, curry and a film screening.
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.
More news in brief: Conceptual artist Lutz Bacher dies, Iranian sculptor Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian passes away, Parliament’s art collection to include more women, plus Janet Robertson appointed interim CEO of Action for Children’s Arts.
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.
More News in Brief: Italian galleries and collectors pledge support for contemporary art as right-wing government slashes art funding; New York’s Performa launches online platform for streaming new and archive performance art.
More News in Brief: All of Leicester’s museum curators made redundant; Activists demand New York’s MoMA divest from private prisons and weapons manufacturers; plus Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum rethinks famed display of shrunken heads.
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.