On the Radar is a series of artist minigraphs focusing on practitioners from the West Midlands region.
Instigated by Turning Point West Midlands (TPWM), the first volume is published by ARTicle Press, Centre for Fine Art Research, Birmingham City University.
Each minigraph features a short essay exploring an artist and their practice and is available for download (free), or as a printed/ boxed set (£5). Collectively, the artists’ works span paint, sculpture, photography, film and more, with each artist selected specifically by TPWM.
On The Radar: Volume One consists of:
On the Radar: Volume 1 – Introduction/ Forward by Rachel Bradley, independent curator and visual arts writer.
David Bethell. Author – Jane Morrow, Artist Development Curator and Studio Network Manager for Firstsite and the Essex Network of Artists’ Studios.
Faye Claridge. Author – Jessica Litherland – Senior Exhibition Officer at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum.
Martin Green. Author – Paul Robertson – artist-curator, art dealer, historian, writer and collector.
Zoë Hillyard. Author – Emma Crichton-Miller – writer and journalist, specialising in craft, design and fine art.
Stuart Layton. Author – Rachel Bradley, independent curator and visual arts writer.
Joanne Masding. Author – Elinor Morgan – writer and curator.
Clare Woods. Author – Stephen Feeke, curator at Roche Court.
- For more information, see: TPWM: Artist Minigraphs.
- Printed/ boxed copies of the full set are available from ARTicle/ BCU priced £5 [ buy now ].
On the Radar: Volume 1 has been edited by Dave Freak and designed by An Endless Supply, and commissioned by Turning Point West Midlands.