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[a-n] Magazine (06/03) March 2006

[a-n] Magazine (06/03) March 2006
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Publication Date Mar 2006
Description Features: a-n Collections: Reflections on networking – Introduction Jane Watt on the first of two publications that give an overview of NAN activity to date. Creative connections Susannah Silver catches up with artists involved in one of the first NAN Scotland events at Cove Park, and finds out about networking in rural areas. Vox box A series of Vox box style reflections by some of the artists who have experienced NAN. Editorial: This five letter word... Writing about findings from her independent review of the NAN (Networking Artists’ Networks) initiative, Jane Watt  . . . Four corners Artist’s story: Sharon Haward News: All change? Following the recent questioning of the relationship between Arts Council England and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, in the light of the publication of the ACE Peer Review at the end of 2005 (see Comment in February a-n Magazine), challenges have been presented to the Scottish and Welsh arts councils that threaten to undermine their continued ‘arm’s length’ relationship with the Government. Auto test pilot mini UK tour part 1 Artists Mike Chavez–Dawson and Len Horsey have been running a successful night of edgy performance/live art in Manc . . . Beck’s Futures The thirteen nominees for this year’s £20,000 Beck’s Futures prize have been announced: Chicago Artists Resource Chicago Artists Resource (CAR) is an innovative new arts service website. Is UK arts policy damaging the arts? Politicians today often claim that the arts are now not only good in themselves, but make a vital contribution to the economy, urban regeneration and social inclusion. But is there actually any evidence to support this? Life – but not as we know it AV Festival 06, the UK’s newest, and largest, international festival of film, digital arts, music, games and new me . . . Looking to Europe ‘Cultural Industries: The European Experience’ is a conference being run by EUCLID in association with the Tate Modern on 20 March. Prize time Awards for artists from Scotland and Wales. Studio developments Cell and Spike Island developments. Why are artists poor? In November, some forty representatives of directors, visual artists and writers from thirteen European countries met in Amsterdam for a conference organised by EURO-MEI. Comment: Changing public art practice and artist-led regulation The evolution of public art is an ongoing process and as an arts practitioner I contribute my share through work with  . . . Reviews: Close Distance Plymouth Arts Centre and Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery 14 January – 25 February Iwan Lewis and Rebecca Gould Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead 7 January – 4 February Maurice Doherty: Eternal Rotation Tramway, Glasgow 13 January – 5 February Pamela So: The Collector’s Garden Crawford Arts Centre, St Andrews 13 January – 5 March Stuart Croft: Century City Fred, London 11 January – 12 February World Gone Mad Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury 20 January – 25 February Previews: Blood ‘n’ Feathers Collective, Edinburgh until 15 April Damien Roach: The Deepness of Puddles Gasworks, London until19 March Julian Göthe: Beams are gonna find me Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow until 18 March Paul Carter The Embassy, Edinburgh until 2 April Studio Project #5: Yvonne Mullock Market Gallery, Glasgow until 18 March What makes you and I different Tramway, Glasgow until March 26 Networks: Artists’ networks This month’s selection of artists’ networks. NAN stirring in Stirling Back in January, Ann Shaw and Karen Howard in collaboration with NAN organised the Art & Technology event at Changing Ro . . . Letters: EMACA – artists have their say We are two African artists based in Nottingham and we felt the need to add our perspectives to the comments of the past  . . . Idiot’s guide to fine art Sensuous knowledge I have recently completed an interdisciplinary visual project with the aid of an AHRC grant, within the Department of Cu . . . Survey winners announced In January we asked a-n subscribers to tell us their thoughts about us and additional benefits and services they needed  . . . Discussions: Art & Technology Dan Miller reports from the NAN Scotland event in Stirling, January 2006 Mother’s Tankstation and Four Declan Long on two new Dublin-based galleries, and the relationship between artist-led spaces in Ireland and the UK.
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Format Magazine
Month March 2006
Language English
Issue a-n Magazine - March 2006
Publication a-n Magazine

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