In Joshua Sofaer’s latest Artist as leader interview for a-n, artist Richard Layzell and businessman Richard Hicks discuss Layzell’s seven-year tenure as ‘Visionaire’ at AIT software company. Here, Layzell writes about what came next and the continued relevance of his experience in industry a decade on.
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In partnership with ixia, artist Hannah Hull is presenting a series of events in Newcastle, Bristol and Birmingham for socially-engaged artists who want to be part of a ‘hyper-local critical support network’.
Burnley-based art commissioning agency Mid Pennine Arts launches two new projects following Arts Council England investment.
Following substantial investment this year from Arts Council England, Leeds Museums and Galleries announce 14 new jobs focusing on community outreach and engagement.
Bob and Roberta Smith leads new wave of artistic protests against sale of Henry Moore’s ‘Old Flo’.
Over two days in Cardiff, this year’s engage conference examined the relationship between international and grass roots artistic activity. Our correspondent reports from day one.
Early in March I was in Margate for the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers’ (NFASP) AGM and a series of events designed to bring artists and studio providers together to share experience, intelligence and generally bond.
Artists talking Online Editor Andrew Bryant looks to the Projects unedited blogs to consider the enduring question: Why be an artist?
In April 2010 six young people from North Glasgow were given the unique opportunity to explore life in a completely different way and to interpret what they saw using photography within contemporary art.
Republishes extracts from my substantial report entitled Measuring the experience: the scope and value of artist-led organisations, the 1993-96 research study that explored and articulated value of the artist-led as a vital research-based ingredient in the visual arts ecology.
Ruth Ben-Tovim and Anne-Marie Culhane discuss two collaborative projects that focus on exchange, community and participation.
This is the third letter in the same vein I have sent to a-n since subscribing a year ago. At the risk of sounding like a stuck record, I want to pick up on a few items from recent issues.
Down Stairs Gallery, Herefordshire
10 September – 30 December
I have been reading some interesting comments recently in your magazine about the issue of artists when they leave education and enter employment. I feel I would like to comment on this issue. As an arts graduate I am now […]
Artists David Hood and Seainin Passi introduce their ongoing collaborative practice Community Facility, and reflect on a legacy of nine years’ work and the subtleties of engagement that have emerged.
Manick Govinda on the relationship between artist and society.
A look at current projects and commissions taking place in unconventional settings.
Directed by artist, curator and writer Sonya Dyer, the Artists and curators talking programme of practice-led discussions on hospitality, space and contemporary art making, provided much food for thought. Here, Sonya Dyer explores some of the issues and outcomes.
John Plowman unpicks a new book on collaborative practice by Nuno Sacramento and Claudia Zeiske.
Report by Lucy Day setting out ways in which changes to CRB Disclosures application procedures may affect artists.
Pre-symposium events being held in the run-up to ISEA 2011, Ellie Harrison at Waterman’s and John Gerrard at Canary Wharf Underground station.
A selection of projects that focus on the development of artists’ practice and their engagement with local communities.
Having worked in the public realm since 2004, I regularly consider who is my primary audience when curating a project.
Two part document, consisting of conversations with participants of arts projects in North Liverpool, and an in-depth discussion of LARC supported art-interventions in the same city area.
Iniva and A Space have produced a new set of Emotional Learning Cards, following the success of the first set ‘What do you feel?’.