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Providing a route for researchers, cultural planners, media and practitioners into research and evidence on visual arts matters, including commissioned studies, statistical analysis and commentaries on the role and impact of contemporary art and artists on society.
Welcome into our new area especially for those engaged in arts, educational or cultural research or working in the press and media and looking for insights into the world contemporary visual arts and artists.
Artists work in 2012 provides analysis and commentary on work and opportunities, comparing to previous years and revealing the ongoing difficult work environment for artists. Read on »
The lay of the land: current approaches to professional practice in visual and applied arts BA courses. Informed by conversations with HEIs around the UK, Sarah Rowles' research highlights themes including transferable skills; audiences; partnerships and responsibilities; and graduate retention. Read on »
Dangerous ground: Reframing cultural value - an artists' consultation towards radical, provocative debate and action. Read on »
(Collaboration between Dr Eleonora Belfiore (University of Warwick), Clare Cooper and Shelagh Wright, (Mission, Models, Money), a-n The Artist Information Company, Castlefield Gallery (Manchester) and others).