Mētra Saberova: Long Term

This piece, as anything and everything else really, grows out of frustration. At least that is how things seem to happen. Frustration comes from caring and caring also implies that some choices have t …

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Jojo Taylor: Go Thee Rhino and Make your Dreams Come True

Whenever I feel like giving up, I take a look at a piece of photocopied paper, with a picture of a rhino on it and these words: ‘Go Thee rhino and make you’re dreams come true.’ I do not know which bo …

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Sabrina Fuller: A future network: building a Peer Mentoring Group

More than halfway through the year of our Artquest-funded peer mentoring group it seems valuable to reflect on what is, up to this point, working well, and of any issues it is worth considering before …

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Davide Meneghello: art professional or professional artist?

Since moving to London, like many who come here to pursue their artistic ambitions, I have tried to balance my art practice and my professional working life. Looking back, I remember emailing tons of …

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Mētra Saberova: on being an artist and working in retail

I try to make sure that I’m polite to the customer service workers at whatever shop I attend, as I am one of them. Five days a week I am there in my uniform and the rest of the time I continue my prac …

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Jojo Taylor: Avoiding Stuckness (with Emergency Chocolate)

The following recipe is designed for recent graduates or those seeking a new way of working. Give the strict routine of numerous deadlines the chop and toss more exploration, experimentation and play …

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Sabrina Fuller: a community of artists

Artists rent studios for different reasons: for the physical space to paint, sculpt or build an installation; for the mental and physical space to make work away from other commitments; maybe even to …

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Internships good practice case study: AWP Internships 2012

The Artquest & Widening Participation (AWP) Internships programme was launched in 2012 as a pilot project to support recent graduates by providing them with paid experience with some of London’s m …

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Sarah Roberts: a year post graduation

One year since graduating. One year on, I am asked to write about ‘what I am up to…one year on’ I see people at shows and we ask each other ‘What are you up to ?’ I hear myself blathering ‘I’m good, b …

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Georgia Gendall: what do artists do all day?

I have Weetabix every morning (although I did recently dabble in Country Crisp in an attempt to spice up my life but it didn’t spiced up my life so I swiftly returned to the trusty ‘bix). When I first …

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