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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Georgia Gendall: on identity and resilience after art college

Resilience: Adaption and Assemblage When you leave university you are left with a lack of space, a lack of tuition, a distant ache when you wake, and nowhere to go but the desk that’s next to your bed …

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Brigitte Mierau: the first year after college

Brigitte Mierau of the 2014 LIFE BOAT programme talks about maintaining momentum after university. “If you want to be an artist, don’t expect to be able to relax and take it easy after your degree sho …

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Liam Magee: working without deadlines

LIFE BOAT 2014 recipient Liam Magee considers working without the deadlines and structures that exist in university and strategies for creating deadlines to ‘complete’ work. Away from university there …

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Rebecca Moss: conversation and dialogue in practice

Rebecca Moss talks about the importance of conversations and dialogue for her practice, both within the the art world and beyond. Recently, I have really come to value my relationships and conversatio …

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Henk Gieskens, Conall McAteer, Isabelle Gressel, Michael McManus: one year out of college

In this series of interviews Artquest quiz 2012/2013 LIFE BOAT awardees about their experiences after college on the programme http://soundcloud.com/artquest/henk-geiskens-lifeboat-award http://soundc …

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Working rhythm after college

Isabelle Gressel shares her experiences on how her work patterns have changed since graduation. It is odd to think that this time last year I was starting to prepare for my degree show. It seems a ver …

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Working as an artist’s assistant

Michael McManus talks about working as an artist’s assistant. Throughout my time at University I was increasingly drawn to the idea of working as an artist assistant. I thought it would continue to de …

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