The objective of good art handling is to move artworks from one location to another in a way that no damage occurs to the work. Basic care and common sense will usually be enough to achieve your objective.
The theory and practice of running a community arts workshop
The transportation of works of art can be a complicated and costly business involving a variety of factors such as art handling, packaging, customs’ paperwork, shipping and insurance.
There are many common misconceptions regarding the archiving and documentation of technology-reliant artworks, particularly in relation to those works that are taken to be intentionally ephemeral.
‘Organising / Managing Projects’ is intended as a basic guide which you can use as a touchstone at any stage in the evolution of your project.
Many times we receive telephone calls from artists who have taken time out from their practice and even if this is only for a very short time, they feel that the art world has changed, and in some extreme cases appears to have left them behind.
Self-initiated projects are the first stage in configuring a world through which we wish to be read. By making connections between what we do and what others do, we can begin to enable pluralist forms of exchange.
Make use of the college facilities before you graduate! It's very easy to take college facilities for granted but you'll have to pay for them when you graduate. So use the equipment to finish off works in progress. Use the photocopier to make cop...
As the economic situation gets more and more grim in this country, many artists and administrators are giving serious thought to the possibility of working abroad where the financial climate might be healthier.
How to develop on your skills and how to survive in the local context. Neva Elliott discusses what we as artists, need to self-sustain our practice including support systems, visibility, networks, collective activity, artist’s initiatives and a DIY a...