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Sample fees and day rates for visual artists 2014-15

Provides a framework for artists’ fees and charges for work such as commissions, residencies, community projects and gallery education, that reflects artists’ career stage, experience level and overheads.

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Artists’ work in 2013

Susan Jones’ analysis and commentary of Artists’ work in 2013 uses data drawn from a-n.co.uk/jobs to track current trends in artists’ employment.

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Resource Guide

Applying the age discrimination law

An overview of the current Age Discrimination law in Great Britain under the Equality Act 2010, followed by a set of action points for arts employers, and guidance for individuals who might want to challenge a decision or a practice.

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a-n Degree Shows Guide 2014

Featuring more than 60 forthcoming shows across the UK, plus perspectives on this vital and exciting time from artists, curators, academics and graduating students. Available as a flip-page version on digital publishing platform issuu.

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Brief history of Exhibition Payment Right

Provides a historical context of the Payment to Artists for Exhibition of Work scheme implemented by the (then) Arts Council of Great Britain in 1979.

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The art of living dangerously
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The Art of Living Dangerously

Provocation urging all those working with arts and culture to rethink their contribution to a vision of sustainable development that benefits the whole of society.

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Paying Artists Research: Literature and Approaches Review

A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature – research, resources and approaches to artists’ terms and conditions in exhibition practice – which have been referenced or provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists Study.

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Paying artists related texts
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Paying artists: Related texts

Dany Louise collates material that is being widely shared across social media and peer networks to provide fascinating insights around the broad topic of payment of and working conditions for freelance arts professionals, complementing the more traditional Literature review that has been produced by DHA.

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A guide to research into artists fees and payments
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A guide to research into fees and payments to artists

Susan Jones introduces a collation of key documents and evidence that informed a-n’s publication of fees and payments guidance and good practice documents. This report aims to widen understanding of the history and prior good practice thinking and attitudes around payment to artists.

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Paying Artists Research: Phase 2 findings

Second phase of research study commissioned by a-n and AIR looking at artists experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded venues. Overview of main findings from interviews with artists and publicly-funded venues that deepens understanding of data Phase 1 findings and explores perceptions and issues from both sides of the experience.

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Paying Artists Research Phase 1 findings
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Paying Artists Research: Phase 1 findings

Research study commissioned by a-n and AIR looking at artists’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries. Phase 1 is based on an online survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibition practice.

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Artist-Led Hot 100

An artwork by Kevin Hunt created as part of Signpost that aims to draw attention to some of the most superb activity being facilitated by emerging independent artists and curators right now in the UK.

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Signpost

Stepping out as a new artist - Downloadable PDF version [size 8.1 MB]. Requires PDF reader.

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Is blogging for me?

Andrew Bryant addresses some typical concerns about starting a blog and shows how a-n bloggers are developing ideas, striking up conversations, and being creative with the processes involved.

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Artists’ work in 2012

An analysis and commentary on artists’ work and opportunities in 2012.

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Artists and exhibitions

How do artists fare when they show work in publicly-funded galleries in the UK? Research in 2013 led by AIR – Artists Interaction and Representation as the first stage in the Paying artists research and campaign presents some thought-provoking data […]

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Distributing video online

Video artist Anton Hecht – whose Youtube channel has over a million views – shares strategies on how to get views and feedback for video work published online.

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a-n Degree Shows Guide 2013

2013 Degrees publication highlighting the best graduate art and design shows around the UK.Downloadable PDF version [size 6 MB]. Requires PDF reader.Issue also available in flip-page format (requires Flash) – including non-Flash version for mobile devices.

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