The museum near Cardiff was hailed as “one of the most welcoming and engaging museums anywhere in the UK” by Art Fund director and chair of judges Stephen Deuchar.
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The first a-n Assembly event of 2019 kicked off in Swansea with a day of talks, soap boxes, performance and a game of bingo, culminating in the creation of a manifesto for a Swansea union of artists.
The 58th edition of the Venice Biennale features more than 90 national presentations spread across the Giardini, Arsenale and other locations across the city. We highlight 10 of the best.
A selection of recommended shows, including: Monster Chetwynd at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, Morgan Quaintance at LUX, London, plus a Cory Arcangel survey at Firstsite, Colchester.
The Cardiff artist fills the rooms of Santa Maria Ausiliatrice with his exhibition ‘Undo Things Done’, combining a sculptural installation with film, prints, Welsh quilts and a daily live radio play featuring his mum.
From:May 02, 2019
To:May 04, 2019
Sean Edwards is presenting new work in Venice that draws on his experiences of growing up on a council estate in 1980s Cardiff and includes sculpture, film, prints, quilts and a radio play produced in partnership with National Theatre Wales. David Trigg finds out more.
Paul Eastwood uses video, writing and drawing to conjure things into existence, framing art as a form of social production and cultural storytelling. Throughout last year he worked on the ambitious project Dyfodiaith, which saw him create a new hybrid language from the Brythonic vernacular. Richard Taylor finds out more.
The gallery in Swansea city centre has moved into its fifth building since launching in 2007, with better access and a variety of exhibition, workshop and performance spaces.
A review of Elysium Gallery prior to their new venue opening
Is the volume of political art in the welsh valleys being turned up?
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.
For the final Assembly event in the current series, a-n was in Cardiff for a day of discussion and debate around how to survive as a creative practitioner. Trevor H. Smith reports.
For the latest in our ongoing series looking at the visual arts across the UK, Cardiff-based artist Freya Dooley provides a tour of her home city’s lively and supportive scene.
The eighth edition of the international Artes Mundi Prize exhibition at National Museum Cardiff features five shortlisted artists from five different countries. Fisun Güner reports from the Welsh capital.
Venue:Cardiff School of Art and Design
From:October 08, 2018
To:October 20, 2018
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 […]
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