‘all or nothing’ was how I was once aptly described by my friend’s mum. It then became the title of my first solo exhibition. Contemplating a title for this blog, it was the first title to spring to mind and, […]
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Rubbish Dialogue is a new twitter project facilitated by the Museum of Contemporary Rubbish Research Department. Rubbish Dialogue examines the relationship between rubbish and language through ‘talking rubbish’ on social media platform Twitter. Anyone can participate by tweeting @rubbishdialogue with […]
I’m not very good at documenting my work. I realised this when I decided to set up a facebook ‘artist’ page, to use as a tool to separate images of my work from personal posts . Where is my work??? […]
Articles which discuss value of blogging for artists and others.
Masa Kepic helped instigate a-n’s first live Twitter debate, here she gives an overview of the issues raised.
Sam Firth is currently working on a year-long video project on a remote Scottish peninsula near her home on Knoydart, an isolated community of just over 100 people. She talks to Andrew Bryant about personal narrative, securing funding and recent media criticism attracted by her current project.
The social media revolution has had a significant impact on the ways artists work. Here we focus on a selection of projects that artists have developed through online collaboration, sourced via our Twitter and Facebook followings.
The continued economic doldrums and uncertainty in public funding make it more important than ever for artists to find ways to make and save money. So here are some tips – old and new – from the a-n community.
Artists and designers embracing digital learning, production and distribution.
Manchester-based artist Jacqueline Wylie is researching ways in which artists use social media.
Andrew Bryant discusses a new series of events that take Artists talking ‘out of the virtual and into the actual’.
AIR Communications Officer Jack Hutchinson heads to the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art in Istanbul to explain AIR’s latest collaborations and how they are impacting on the lives of artists.
Held in June, ‘Stronger together’ was an opportunity to ‘celebrate and question how we work together’ – exploring collaboration in its many forms – and how vital that is to the survival of the arts.
Charlotte Frost has been researching and writing on digital and new media arts for over ten years. Here, she introduces her next projects as the last in her regular ‘Digital practices’ column for a-n Magazine.
Comparing blogging to a ‘collective game of hide and seek,’ H.E. Cocker rethinks the blog as a place where an idea can exist without existing at all and where the future is implied whilst not yet written.
Dan Thompson’s letter in response to the State of the Arts conference
A new report from MTM London for Arts Council England exposes the potential for greater audience development in the arts through digital media.
From the Twitter and Artists talking communities.
For this video guide, Katy Beale and Charlotte Frost discuss micro-blogging with particular reference to Twitter and how it can be used for research, marketing and collaboration, plus a look at how artists are using Twitter in innovative ways that connect with their practice.
For this video guide, Chris Unitt of Meshed Media talks to Charlotte Frost about different blog platforms, getting the most from a blog, and some of the creative and innovative blogs around.
Social media is never out of the headlines, whether we’re talking about privacy issues or how it has allowed niche political groups to reach a wider public.
Art of Digital London is an Arts Council England programme designed to help London Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) develop strong strategies for connecting with audiences via technology.
In last month’s issue we reported on the online commentaries ensuing from the DCMS’s announcement of the extent to which public subsidy for the arts will be cut. In a bid to grant a voice for practitioners and arts professionals, platforms have been initiated on social sites including Marcus Romer’s (Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre) Artsfunding ning network artsfunding.ning.com. Here we republish excerpts of postings on Artsfunding, plus other timely commentaries related to this line of discussion.
Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read other users’ updates known as tweets. Are you making the most of it?