Communicating the Museum: Engagement

Communicating the Museum: Engagement

This year’s second edition of world-leading museum conference, Communicating the Museum proved one of the most interdisciplinary yet.

Defining Biennials

Defining Biennials

What do, and will, we remember of art? What of art in public places? What are biennials for – a small, inclusive elite, or the people of the cities that house them?

World Leading Conference “Communicating The Museum”: 16th Edition

World Leading Conference “Communicating The Museum”: 16th Edition

For its 16th edition, world-leading arts conference Communicating the Museum comes to Berlin with its most extensive programme yet.

Interview with Tanya Barson, Curator, Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern, London

Interview with Tanya Barson, Curator, Georgia O’Keeffe, Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern continues its dedication to the work of major women artists with its upcoming summer exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe, which brings together over 100 of the artist’s most important works.

Interview with Multi-Disciplinary Artist Gianluca Sodaro

Interview with Multi-Disciplinary Artist Gianluca Sodaro

Gianluca Sodaro is an artist and film director. We speak to him about the processes behind his work and the human imagination.

Interview with Curator Valentina Fois, The Other Art Fair London

Interview with Curator Valentina Fois, The Other Art Fair London

The Other Art Fair Victoria House returns for its 11th edition. Presenting shows and performance pieces from a variety of celebrated artists, the fair invites visitors to explore a diverse range of art.

Interview with Carol Jacobi, Curator, Painting with Light, Tate Britain

Interview with Carol Jacobi, Curator, Painting with Light, Tate Britain

Tate hosts the first major exhibition to celebrate the spirited conversation between early photography and British art. It brings together photographs and paintings including Pre-Raphaelite, Aesthetic and British impressionist works.

Interview with Ying Tan, Curator, CFCCA, Manchester

Interview with Ying Tan, Curator, CFCCA, Manchester

Coinciding with Manchester’s Year of the Monkey celebrations, the CFCCA launched its 30th anniversary programme in February. We speak to curator Ying Tan about the centre’s commitment to representing Chinese arts in the UK.

Interview with Natasha Hoare, Dialogues Curator, London Art Fair

Interview with Natasha Hoare, Dialogues Curator, London Art Fair

London Art Fair returns for its 28th edition this week with a host of special talks and gallery sectors. We speak to guest curator Natasha Hoare about the 2016 Art Projects exhibitors.

Interview with Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Assistant Curator, Alexander Calder, Tate Modern

Interview with Vassilis Oikonomopoulos, Assistant Curator, Alexander Calder, Tate Modern

Furthering Tate Modern’s reassessments of key figures in modernism, Performing Sculpture reveals how motion, performance and theatricality underpinned Alexander Calder’s practice.

Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Dinh Q. Lê, The Colony, Ikon Gallery

Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Dinh Q. Lê, The Colony, Ikon Gallery

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, in collaboration with Artangel, unveils The Colony (2016), a major new commission of video work by acclaimed Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê. Opening on 27 January.

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays

Interview with Mads Christensen, Lightwaves 2015, Salford Quays

Lightwaves is a free digital light festival taking place at Salford Quays, Greater Manchester until 27 December. We speak to artist Mads Christensen about his commissioned piece Cathedral of Mirrors.

Interview: American Digital Artist Cecil Eci’Am Gresham

Interview: American Digital Artist Cecil Eci’Am Gresham

American artist Cecil Eci’Am Gresham works predominately with painting and mixed media art, but also has a distinctly digital style, which results in his unconventional, boldly abstract imagery.

A Survey of Photography: Aesthetica at Frieze London

A Survey of Photography: Aesthetica at Frieze London

This year at Frieze London there is an opportunity to hear directly from the Editor of Aesthetica Magazine, Cherie Federico, and artist Marcus Lyon who will discuss the changing face of photography in the digital world.

Interview with Luis González Palma, Photographer, PHotoEspaña

Interview with Luis González Palma, Photographer, PHotoEspaña

Guatemalan artist Luis González Palma uses photography to approach themes of memory and identity. Working in portraiture, he draws inspiration from religious and Baroque painting.

Interview with Aaron Wright, Programmes Manager, LADA

Interview with Aaron Wright, Programmes Manager, LADA

The Live Art Development Agency (LADA) is an influential and key player in the realm of performance art in the UK and internationally. LADA supports artists through a portfolio of resources, opportunities and publishing activities.

Interview: Melissa Moore, Diffusion Photo Festival

Interview: Melissa Moore, Diffusion Photo Festival

Melissa Moore is an artist and an Associate Lecturer at the University of the Arts London. Her photographs will feature in Diffusion International Festival of Photography 2015, Cardiff, in October.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 13 Days to Go

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 13 Days to Go

Photographer Todd Antony, who was longlisted in the Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 and born in New Zealand, travels across the world to capture people and communities who live extraordinary lives.

Interview with Tara Donovan, Artist, Edinburgh Art Festival

Interview with Tara Donovan, Artist, Edinburgh Art Festival

New York-based artist Tara Donovan comes to Scotland for the first time, with an exhibition of sculptural works at Jupiter Artland, as part of the annual Edinburgh Art Festival.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 25 Days to Go – Interview with Lottie Davies

Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 25 Days to Go – Interview with Lottie Davies

As part of our countdown to the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries deadline, we speak to photographer Lottie Davies about her intimate depictions of past moments and hear about her developing career.

In Conversation with Arifa Akbar, The Independent

In Conversation with Arifa Akbar, The Independent

Arifa Akbar is Literary Editor of The Independent and inewspapers. She was a judge for the Orwell Prize in 2013, the Fiction Uncovered Prize in 2014 and is on the judging panel for the current Aesthetica Creative Writing Award.

Interview with Carolina Redondo, Artist, The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Interview with Carolina Redondo, Artist, The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015

Carolina Redondo looks to her origins in the Chilean Pucón for inspiration in her performative practice. We speak to the artist about her use of the body to explore migration and interculturality.

Interview with Simon Baker, Les Rencontres d’Arles

Interview with Simon Baker, Les Rencontres d’Arles

Comprised of over 200 prints, Another Language presents unseen bodies of work by well-known photographers and lesser-known historic figures. We speak to the show’s curator, Simon Baker.

Interview with Neville Redvers-Mutton, Technical Manager, Momart

Interview with Neville Redvers-Mutton, Technical Manager, Momart

Momart has over 40 years experience in art transport, storage and handling. We speak to Neville Redvers-Mutton, Technical Project Manager, about the company’s ethos and working practices.

Interview with Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks

Interview with Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson, London Fieldworks

London Fieldworks was formed in 2000 by artists Bruce Gilchrist and Jo Joelson. Working across installation, sculpture, architecture, film and publishing, the collective produces work for a range of contexts, in a variety of locations.

Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi

Interview with CFCCA Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi

CFCCA opens its gallery to socially and environmentally concerned artists in Micro Micro Revolution. We speak to Director Zoe Dunbar and Curator Lu Pei-yi ahead of the preview launch.

Interview with Sukanya Rajaratnam, Mnuchin Gallery, Art Basel 2015

Interview with Sukanya Rajaratnam, Mnuchin Gallery, Art Basel 2015

At Art Basel 2015, Mnuchin Gallery returns with a showcase of exceptional works by Agnes Martin, Anselm Kiefer and Tavares Strachan. We speak to Sukanya Rajaratnam, Partner at Mnuchin Gallery.

Interview with Robin Meier, Audemars Piguet, Art Basel

Interview with Robin Meier, Audemars Piguet, Art Basel

Audemars Piguet presents Synchronicity by artist and composer Robin Meier at Art Basel 2015. Meier reveals his interests in self-organisation among fireflies – a key theme of this immersive installation.

Q&A with Sarah Tuck, Editor and Cultural Practitioner

Q&A with Sarah Tuck, Editor and Cultural Practitioner

After the Agreement by Sara Tuck draws on conversations prompted by the photographs of John Duncan, Kai Olaf Hesse, Mary McIntyre, David Farrell, Paul Seawright and Malcolm Craig Gilbert.

Interview with Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner, NY

Interview with Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner, NY

David Zwirner presents a collection of work by celebrated artists John McCracken and Franz West at the annual Frieze New York art fair. We speak to Greg Lulay, Director at David Zwirner.

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects & Sounds

Interview with Cecilia Alemani, Curator of Frieze Projects & Sounds

Frieze New York 2015 sees Cecilia Alemani curate the art fair’s Projects and Sounds programme which features work from Korakrit Arunanondchai, Pia Camil, Alicja Kwade and Xaviera Simmons.

Julie Cockburn

Julie Cockburn

Julie Cockburn transforms second-hand objects and images to produce entirely new pieces, injecting new life into mundane and forgotten items.

Ciara Phillips

Ciara Phillips

Ciara Phillips uses multifaceted techniques to interact with other artists, designers and local community groups.

Susan Hiller

Susan Hiller

With a career spanning more than 40 years, Susan Hiller is one of the most influential artists of her generation.

Sarah McCrory

Sarah McCrory

Spending two years as curator of the Frieze Foundation, Sarah McCrory is familiar with commissioning public art. She steps into the role of Director for the 6th Glasgow International festival.

Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon

A leading British sculptor, Richard Deacon’s work was on display at Tate Britain in a large chronological survey featuring around 40 individual pieces from the artist’s long career.

Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker

Cornelia Parker is a British sculptor and installation artist who is interested in the potential of materials. Her latest involvement is with Glasstress, as one of 65 artists challenged to work with glass.

Abdulnasser Gharem

Abdulnasser Gharem

A lieutenant colonel in the army, Gharem is the most significant Saudi conceptual artist of his generation.

Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin

Transforming everyday objects into vibrant constructs, Michael Craig-Martin has shaped the artistic landscape of Britain, both through his own work and his influence on other practitioners.

Sorcha Carey

Sorcha Carey

Sorcha Carey, Director of Edinburgh Art Festival, takes on the task of directing an experience for over 250,000 visitors.