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Meetings

2020-05-17 Although there is no lockdown in Sweden it still feels a bit strange to be going to an actual meeting this afternoon. Uppsala Artists’ Club committee has a planning day. Under normal circumstances I would be looking forward to […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Isaac Nugent

In the last of the 600-word reviews filed following the second workshop at Baltic in Gateshead, Isaac Nugent looks at London-based painter Joy Labinjo’s recent exhibition. Review #8: Joy Labinjo at Baltic Through a series of large, brightly-hued paintings and […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by India Nielsen

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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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Orla Foster

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 […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Joanna Byrne

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 […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Kitty Bew

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 […]

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Review: Animalesque at Baltic by Rachel Marsh

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 […]

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Review: Judy Chicago at Baltic by Jamie Limond

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 […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Valerie Zwart

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 […]

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Workshop 2: Baltic, Gateshead

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 […]

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Drawing with movement

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 […]

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REFLECTING ON A FRESH START.

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 […]

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Translating the street

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 […]

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Letting go of the reigns

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 […]

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