Associate Studio Programme 4 : Elephant & Castle 2017

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Mar 2017
The second Associate Studio to be developed out of the collaborative project between Double agents and Acme Studios opened in the Highline Building in Elephant & Castle in October 2015 and is now inviting applications for the next round; October 2017-2019. Like the first Studio in Stockwell, established in 2013, the studio operates as a ‘transitional’ space for recent graduates from the BA Fine Art course at Central Saint Martins. Again like the Stockwell Studio it’s housed in a new UAL Hall of Residence. More...

Associate Studio Programme 3 : Stockwell 2016

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Oct 2016
In June a panel including Alex Schady and Anne Eggebert from Central Saint Martins and Lottie Leedham from Acme Studios, met to select the group of 2015 and 2016 graduates to form the 2016 programme and take their place in the shared studio at the Glassyard Building until October 2018. We are very pleased to announce the selected artists: Rachel Christian, Jessica Young, Kat Buchanan, Jean-Baptiste Lagadec, Andrew Wyatt, Jordan Mouzouris, Fleur Dempsey, Isabelle Cole.

Associate Studio Programme 3 : Stockwell 2016

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May 2016
In 2013, out of their collaborative project Double agents and Acme Studios, created a ‘transitional’ studio space for recent graduates in the UAL Hall of Residence; the Glassyard Building, in Stockwell, south west London. The first group of eight CSM BA Fine Art graduates will be moving out in October 2016 and applications are now being invited from 2015 and 2016 graduates for the next programme, from October 2016-18. The CSM Associate Studio Programme provides More...

Associate Studio Programme 2 : Elephant & Castle 2015

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Oct 2015
The second Associate Studio Programme opened at the Highline Building, Elephant and Castle, in October 2015. A panel including Alex Schady, Mick Finch from Central Saint Martins and Heather Deedman from Acme Studios, met in June to select the first group of 2014 and 2015 graduates to form the programme and take their place in the shared studio at the Highline Building until October 2017. We are very pleased to announce the selected artists: Adeeb More...

‘Studios for Artists: concepts and concrete’

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Publication
Oct 2015
Presenting ongoing dialogue between affordable studio provider Acme Studios and London art and design college Central Saint Martins, ‘Studios for Artists’ takes a detailed look into the changing form and function of the artist’s studio in relation to contemporary art practice, as revealed through an extensive program of research, studio visits and interviews. The form, function and future of the artist’s studio is the central focus of the collaboration and of this publication. More...

Associate Studio Programme 2 : Elephant & Castle 2015

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Mar 2015
This is the second Associate Studio to be developed out of the collaborative project between Double agents and Acme Studios. Like the first Studio in Stockwell, established in 2013, this operates as a ‘transitional’ studio space for recent graduates from the BA Fine Art course at Central Saint Martins. Again like the Stockwell Studio it’s housed in a new UAL Hall of Residence; the Highline Building, this one in Elephant & Castle, south east London. More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Stockwell 2013

photo: Hugo Glendinning
Jul 2014
Having been in the studio for almost a year the first Associate Studio Programme is well established. The eight Associates have maintained the open plan layout allowing each other to expand and contract their activities within the shared space as their work demands. In addition to the studio visits by artists, writers and curators, the studio has been visited by other studio providers and academics, and most recently by artist/photographer Hugo Glendinning. More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Redmond Entwistle

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Event
Jun 2014
In June artist Redmond Entwistle visited the Associate Studio Programme. He began by showing his film ‘Monuments’ prompting a discussion of both the ideas of the three artists; Smithson, Graham and Matta-Clark, and the film’s interweaving of fact and fiction through their relocation to the contemporary outskirts of New Jersey, where their works had first been made. In particular the stylistic combination of artists’ film, documentary, genre (zombie) movie and dead-pan comedy, provoked the discussion. More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Marie Lund

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Jan 2014
In January artist Marie Lund visited the Associate Studio Programme. Marie presented documentation of a number of works, across sculpture, installation and performance. The work raised issues regarding the shifts and tensions between the work as a thing in the studio and the work as an exhibit in a gallery – in particular Marie’s collaborative performance works ‘One Hour Long Exhibition’ in which the work, artists and audience all arrive at the gallery at the same time for the work to be unpacked, installed, dismantled and re-packed. More...

Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award

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Jan 2014
Jamie Hosegood, recipient of the first Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award and a graduate of the MA Fine Art course at Central Saint Martins has now taken up the opportunity. The award, initiated by Acme Studios with Central Saint Martins, provides a large studio space at Acme’s Warton House studio building, shared with a 2013 graduate from the MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths. More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Stephen Melville

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Event
Dec 2013
The first of the Associate Studio Programme studio visits was made by Stephen Melville in December 2013. Stephen Melville is an Art Historian and Theorist, is Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University and has published widely on contemporary art as well as on issues in contemporary theory and historiography. More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Stockwell 2013

Entrance to the Acme Studios at Glassyard.
Sep 2013
A panel including Alex Schady, Mick Finch and Elizabeth Wright from Central Saint Martins, with Heather Deedman from Acme Studios and Kate Cooper from Auto Italia, met in June to select the first group of 2012 and 2013 graduates to form the programme and take their place in the shared studio at the Glassyard Building in Stockwell. More...

Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award

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Apr 2013
The Helen Scott Lidgett Studio Award is a new initiative developed in collaboration with Acme Studios, through the research project Double agents, exclusively for graduates of MA Fine Art, MA Art & Science and MA Photography at Central Saint Martins. This award – a partnership initiative between Acme Studios and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design – is jointly funded by Acme and the Helen Scott Lidgett Fund. As Managing Director More...

Associate Studio Programme 1 : Stockwell 2013

Visualisation of the Glassyard, Stockwell.
Apr 2013
Developed out of their collaborative project Double agents and Acme Studios have created a ‘transitional’ studio space for recent graduates in the new UAL Hall of Residence; the Glassyard Building, in Stockwell, south west London. The CSM Associate Studio Programme will provide a supportive environment without simply extending the ‘comfort zone’ of the college experience. The emphasis is on the creation of a mixed but cooperative community of emerging artists, who, at the point of More...

Double agents & Acme Studios October 2012

Eryka Isaak, Childers Street studio. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.
Oct 2012
The collaborative project between Acme Studios and Double agents began as a series of conversations between Graham Ellard and Acme’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Harvey, about current and emergent practice in relation to the artist’s studio. This led to a successful application to undertake a pioneering, government-funded, Knowledge Transfer Partnership. The project was initiated in July 2010, and is now approaching its completion in January 2013. The KTP is examining the role, form, function and future More...

Double agents & Acme Studios May 2011

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May 2011
The collaborative project between Acme Studios and Double agents has now been underway for ten months. The project is examining the role, form, function and future of the artists’ studio in a context of changing art practices and economic conditions. It brings together the work of Acme Studios with that of Double agents. During this period a number of the project aims have been achieved including More...