02 Dec 2010 /

arts council of england, international fellowship publication

By ryan gander

In this piece of literary non-fiction, Ryan Gander details the studio he occupied on fellowship at the Rijksakademie, Holland in 2002.

“Beep. A grey plastic key fob, looking not too dissimilar to a tiny mouse, is placed against a small plastic box of the same colour. A single LED blinks and then a huge iron gate that forms the only entrance to the compound slowly grinds its way open. This is how the Academist begins their day, unless of course they happened to have fallen asleep the previous night slumped over a table in their Atelier, in which case they would have…”

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