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To help you easily find what you're looking for, the website is divided into sections: artists & curators, art scene, art talk, membership, about us, help and resources.
artists & curators - explore, research and engage with contemporary art
Search the ever expanding directory of over 2500 selected artist and curator profiles.
Find images, audio, video, biographies, statements, an events listing and contact those who particularly interest you.
Directory membership is by application only making Axis a uniquely useful research tool.
artists & curators
David Cotterrell Searchlight, 2007
art scene - profiling key artists and exploring contemporary art
Axis commissions influential artists, curators and writers to select and write about key artists and projects.
Open Frequency is a showcase of significant emerging artists, nominated by invited curators and writers.
MAstars features graduates selected from the leading MA art courses.
Each month we interview one artist from the Axis directory and feature them as our Artist of the Month.
Our Curated selections are guest curated online exhibitions featuring Axis artists.
Louise Fago-Ruskin The Catchers, 2006 - 2008
art talk - contemporary art news and views
The webzine features interviews, essays, articles and commissioned new writing on current issues in contemporary art.
You can join in by adding your own comments and get involved in debates online.
Axis live is a programme of events taking place across the UK.
Rebecca Stevenson Bunny Ripple, 2008
Members - join the Axis community
Whether you are an artist, curator, art professional, or simply interested in contemporary art, you can become a member of Axis.
Sign up free to become the first to know about new developments, contact members and create your own favourites lists.
Artists and curators can apply for directory membership. Giving you the exposure you need for your practice to flourish, find an audience and have an impact on society.
Directory membership also gives you access to our opportunities service with noticeboard and tailored alerts.
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