Each of the eight participants on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 was asked to submit a 600-word review of a current exhibition at Baltic, Gateshead. Half chose to review the Judy Chicago show. Here’s what India Nielsen thought. Review […]
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As a follow-up task from the second a-n Writer Development Programme workshop at Baltic in January, the eight participants were tasked with filing a 600-word review of one of the current exhibitions are Baltic. Four of the writers chose the […]
Following the second workshop in the programme, led by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, three of the participants chose to write about British-Nigerian painter Joy Labinjo’s exhibition at Baltic, ‘Our histories cling to us’, her first major solo show. Here’s […]
Four out of the eight writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 chose to review the Judy Chicago exhibition at Baltic, curated by Irene Aristizábal. To follow is Kitty Bew’s 600-word piece. Review #4: Judy Chicago at Baltic Is every man […]
The third 600-word review stemming from our workshop at Baltic is by Rachel Marsh, the only writer to choose the group show ‘Animalesque – Art Across Species and Beings’. Review #3: Animalesque at Baltic Finding the line between human and […]
Following the second writer programme at Baltic, each of the participants was tasked with writing a 600-word review of one of the current shows at the gallery. Jamie Limond chose the Judy Chicago ‘mini-survey’. Review #2: Judy Chicago at Baltic ‘Will […]
Following a fantastic second workshop by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, which focused on reviewing, each of the eight writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 was tasked with writing a 600-word review of one of the exhibitions at […]
The second of three workshops that form part of the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 took place on Wednesday 15 January at Baltic, Gateshead. Led by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, the focus of the afternoon was exhibition reviewing for […]
Following the first workshop on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20, hosted by Coventry Artspace back in November, the writers were tasked with filing a 1,000 word feature on Coventry Biennial. The article needed to include quotes from the biennial’s […]
Continuing our series of articles on the Coventry Biennial, which each of the eight participants on the programme submitted following the November workshop, here’s Isaac Nugent’s 1,000-word feature. 7. Coventry Biennial by Isaac Nugent “It could have gone horribly wrong.” […]
As a task following on from the first workshop in Coventry, each of the writers on the programme was asked to produce a 1000-word feature on the Coventry Biennial. After feedback and a light edit, this is India Nielsen’s article. 6. […]
As a task following on from the first Writer Development Programme workshop at Coventry Artspace on 20 November 2019, each of the eight participants was asked to write a 1,000-word feature on the Coventry Biennial. The piece needed to include […]
Updates and writing from the 2019-20 a-n Writer Development Programme featuring eight a-n members.
Announcing the eight a-n members who will be taking part in our programme that supports writers to develop their skills in arts journalism and critical writing.
Drawing with movement was our second session and we introduced it by looking at artists that use bodily movement to create drawings. A record of an artists physical action. Susan Morris’ ‘Plumbline drawing’, her flicks of graphite covered thread on […]
Artist Anji Archer and myself are currently running an Arts Council England funded project called Open Art Box. This pilot project is to run eight drawing workshops at Stevenage Museum for those in the community living with early-stage dementia and their carers.
From:October 11, 2019
To:October 12, 2019
Location:South West England
As a twenty-year-old working-class lad from Hull, I looked into a mirror in the back bedroom of my parent’s council house and drew myself (above). Capturing a moment in time with a simple pencil. It wasn’t bad. It showed some […]
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, performances and workshops in Leicester, London, Bristol and Newcastle upon Tyne – all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by members.
‘For the love of Wax’ The Jurassic Coast
Lyme Regis, DORSET
I’m writing about my studio, but to be honest, I’ve had no time to work in there these last few months. I have worked…. though at home, whenever I could. I’ve been trying to raise cash for future projects, so […]
I’ve done it again… said I would blog more regularly, but then things happen and another month (or two) goes by. It really has been a learning curve to just sit back and let things happen. I’ve seen ‘opportunities’ come […]
This week’s selection includes exhibitions, film screenings and workshops in Dover, Blackpool, Trowbridge and London, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Unique presentations and flame based glass blowing courses.
By Eh Khu Hser, born 2000 in Thailand This beautiful and tender piece is a recreation of Eh Khu’s house that her parents built in a refugee camp in Thailand. Born here, Eh Khu lived in a refugee camp all […]