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AIR announces campaign to improve payment of artists.
AIR Council’s Joseph Young continues research into artists’ pensions.
Following AIR Council fact-finding and sifting of artists’ opinions over recent months, consultants DHA Communications have been commissioned to develop a body of evidence and advocacy tools for a campaign highlighting the need to pay artists for their vital contributions to arts and culture.
UK’s two most significant membership bodies for visual artists reach agreement.
Joseph Young, Vice Chair of AIR, to conduct research into artists’ pensions.
Summary of research into international visual artists’ representation by April Britski, Director of Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des artistes canadiens (CARFAC).
AIR Council’s Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva responds to the closure Artsway and says Arts Council England needs to do more to help disinvested arts organisations.
Research by the Stage illustrates how Arts Council cuts are decimating arts organisations.
How was AIR formed? What does the future hold? AIR’s former chair Paul Scott, who has been involved since day one, provides a timely insight.
Chair of AIR Sally Sheinman’s intro speech from OpenAIR: Effecting Change.
On 11 February 2012, Firstsite, Colchester, hosted AIR’s first annual members forum. OpenAIR asked participants: how can artists effect change and what will this look like?
Artists shaping the world is a hot topic at the moment. Jack Hutchinson asks: can artists effect change and what will this look like?
AIR Communications Officer Jack Hutchinson catches up with OpenAIR Action Presenter Dan McQuillan.
Artists and their families welcome government decision on the Artist’s Resale Right.
This letter regarding the Artist’s Resale Right appeared in The Times, December 2011.
AIR Council release statement on artists’ pensions.
Results of AIR and a-n’s largest ever artists’ survey. This document provides essential information both for artists actively lobbying for improvements in artists’ working conditions support for artists’ practice and professional development as well as for policy makers and funders […]
AIR Communications Officer Jack Hutchinson heads to the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art in Istanbul to explain AIR’s latest collaborations and how they are impacting on the lives of artists.
Installation, photographic and multimedia artist Rich White discusses working for free, the public perception of artists and notions of ‘amateur’ and ‘professional’ in the visual arts.
Artists Talking Online Editor Andrew Bryant explores notions of commodity and compromise following a lively discussion at the June AIR Salon.
AIR Council responds to detainment of Ai Weiwei by Chinese authorities.
Summary of the key areas for development that the AIR Council has set out for the forthcoming period. Downloadable PDF version. Requires PDF reader.
Response from the AIR Council regarding the Artist’s Resale Right. Downloadable PDF version. Requires PDF reader.