Venue:Cardiff School of Art and Design
From:October 08, 2018
To:October 20, 2018
wales - a-n The Artists Information Company
While its spread-out nature presents plenty of challenges for artists and galleries in the counties of Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and parts of Ceredigion, west Wales nevertheless has a lively and varied visual arts scene. For the latest in our ongoing series, Bob Gelsthorpe provides a snapshot of current activity.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Ashington, Aberystwyth, Dorchester, Manchester and Plymouth.
One thing after another! Just back from Florence; Delivered my first Art workshop; made a mad dash to Bury st. Edmunds to deliver 3 paintings for the Suffolk Open Studios exhibition; Welsh Residency; first week of term for my Thursday […]
My life is on fast forward again. Well is it ever anything else? So hard to say no to any opportunity and so very conscious of time running out. ‘We only have one life so use every moment’… such a […]
For ‘Deep Spoils’, the Glasgow-based Scottish artist’s first exhibition in Wales, Claire Barclay has responded to the history and architecture of Swansea’s Mission Gallery by reconfiguring existing works alongside new elements. Anneka French discovers more about her distinctive practice that draws on industrial motifs to explore materiality and memory.
This week’s selection of recommended shows includes: punctured funerary portraits in London, intimacy and autonomy in Dundee, wildflower seeds in Glasgow, intimate moving image in Powys, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh stories in Northampton.
For my first series of paintings this year I wanted a challenge. I wanted to document and translate scenes that contain all the forms, shapes and weather conditions of our landscape. I chose Wales as my muse. From vivid green […]
The perfect quote that took 4 years to discover
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Arts Alive Wales to be rebranded as Peak; Guggenheim curator offered Trump White House loan of Maurizio Cattelan’s solid gold functioning toilet.
From:February 01, 2018
To:March 17, 2018
Exhibition highlights for the week ahead, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and this week featuring projects in Cardiff, Folkestone, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northampton.
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.
This last week at Stiwdio Maelor will from a basis of collecting further surface castings in Corris; these will form a series of development and research for a new body of work. Since beginning this residency my work has developed […]
The works during this residency have developed into a ‘series’ based on Corris and has therefore become a site-specific development of a new body of work. I’ve began to investigate spatial relationships between the organic and industry; using casting processes […]
This first week has involved taking some time to engage and explore Corris, taking walks along the mountains, fields and through this quaint village. The large quantities of slate slabs of walls and fences, and slate pieces abandoned outside houses, the […]
I’ll be spending three weeks as artist in residence in the Attic Studio at Stiwdio Maelor in Corris, North Wales. Having spent the last few months isolated from my practice this residency is an opportunity to research, engage and focus […]
Artist in Residence in the attic studio at Stiwdio Maelor. This blog will support my residency research, documentation and process of making.
Projects from a-n members selected from a-n’s busy Events section, including an event in Birmingham celebrating the band Sleater-Kinney and exhibitions in Medway, Pembrokeshire, Shrewsbury and Oxford.
Artists Walker & Bromwich have created a new installation at the National Trust property near Bangor which, along with a community engagement project and video featuring archival footage and song, presents the history of The Great Strike of Penrhyn in the early 1900s and explores its contemporary resonance.
The Berlin-based artist wins £10,000 in prize money for video work in 20th edition of open prize.
As a neglected child, with a neglected history and heritage, my first question was: What does neglect look like? It becomes easier to remember when alone in the basement and without any contact to the outside world. There is also […]
The 20th edition of the Mostyn Open in Llandudno features a broad range of international artists working in a variety of media, including painting, video and metalwork.
The UK’s presence at this year’s Venice Biennale is particularly strong, with Phyllida Barlow’s sculptures at the British Pavilion, Rachel Maclean’s new film for Scotland + Venice, James Richards’ sound and film work representing Wales, and the new Diaspora Pavilion reflecting the diverse cultural backgrounds of UK-based artists. Moira Jeffrey reports.
Cardiff-born 2014 Turner Prize nominee unveils sound installation, video and photographic works at the 57th Venice Biennale.