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Studio transformation

I am currently transforming my studio – I’ve moved and  painted the exterior blue, the interior has now been insulated, I’ve painted it white and building shelves and worktops. It is an equally big transformation for me psychologically as I […]

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Indigo Workshops

Does anyone know of any affordable spaces in London where I can teach my indigo workshops? All I need is access to a sink.  Any suggestions gratefully received.

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Yuri Pattison: “There needs to be more knowledge sharing within the London art community”

As part of his 18-month Chisenhale Gallery Create Residency, artist Yuri Pattison has been looking at the world of tech start ups, hack spaces and peer-to-peer sharing. Prior to the launch of a new website and series of digital sculptures, Michaela Nettell met him to discuss transparency, data and what contemporary art can learn from the networked society.

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You don?t have to be a Miasma to work here but it helps (detail),
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A contagious power

Artists Studio Company has launched a major new public gallery in Southwark.

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All Smoke and No Fire
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Tether development

Tether is a Nottingham-based artist collective that forms the nucleus for a cluster of associated activity, including studios, exhibitions, off-site projects, a video programme and podcasts, even stretching to a ‘Tether’ festival.

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Thoresby Street Building, Nottingham
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Moving studio

Recent months have seen changes to the artistic landscape in Nottingham, reflective of a wider shift occurring in the surrounding cultural environment. These changes demonstrate that Nottingham is an increasingly attractive base for artistic activity, with a rising retention of graduates leaving higher education as well as enticing artists from the region and further afield.

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Repetition
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The specials project

Artist Neil Armstrong and pharmaceuticals company Specials Clinical Manufacturing talk about working towards a special commission in the latest of our collaborative relationships series.

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Craft businesses thrive

A new study has revealed that exports account for 30-40% of designer-makers’ business within Cockpit Arts, with France, Japan and US the main markets.

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Insectoid (publicity shot 2008)
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The Institute of Psychoplasmics

The Somafree Institute of Psychoplasmics first appeared in David Cronenberg’s 1979 film The Brood, yet despite once suggesting that if he failed as a filmmaker he could always set up a real life Institute, its 21st Century emergence is not his own doing.

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Workspace for artists

Although it is sometimes considered that having an individual studio space is the aspiration of artists, for those who need to use expensive specialist equipment for a limited or specific period, gaining access to a workshop facility with technical support to hand is sometimes the better option.

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Making artists visible

In response to artists’ own needs for greater engagement with arts interested audiences – whether for selling or conversational purposes – many artists cluster together to create open studio events.

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Establishing a studio group

This guide by Jonathan Waring covers the process of establishing a studio group: from having the initial idea, bringing together a likeminded group of artists and getting hold of a space, to running the studios effectively on a day-to-day basis.

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In/Out sculpture
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Artists’ initiatives in action

It’s the drive and imagination of artists that is leading major exposures on contemporary visual arts in Leeds and Stroud in May and June that both focus on location.

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