AIR - Page 2 of 3 - a-n The Artists Information Company

AIR AIR activities

AIR – Road Map to artists’ representation

A selection of AIR members discuss what representation will look and feel like for artists, and suggest campaigns that AIR should prioritise. Downloadable PDF version [size 1 MB]. Requires PDF reader.

0 0
State of the Arts Conference 2011
AIR AIR activities

State of the Arts 2011

Jack Hutchinson reports for AIR from the second annual State of the Arts Conference, organised by the RSA and Arts Council England.

2 0
Direct Weekend flyer
AIR AIR activities

The Direct Weekend

Second weekend of action, planning, imagining, working and thinking takes place at Camberwell College of Art in defiance of the state’s attack on education, free thought and expression.

0 0
AIR launches its programme to develop a modern, inclusive infrastructure for artists' representation
AIR AIR activities

AIR Launch Event

On Wednesday 6 October AIR: Artists Interaction and Representation launched its programme to develop a modern, inclusive infrastructure for artists’ representation. The event took place at DACS (Design & Artists Copyright Society), 33 Great Sutton Street, London. AIR has attracted over 15,000 members since […]

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Craft key to creative knowledge economy

New report reveals extent of the contribution of entrepreneurial craft makers to industry, education and community and the importance of the mastery of real things in this digital and information age.

0 0
Solace
AIR AIR activities

Rosalind Davis on the new coalition

AIR member Rosalind Davis, mixed media painter and graduate from the RCA, discusses her thoughts on the new coalition government and how cuts to arts funding will affect her personally.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Scottish Artists Union meet up

January’s AIR Advisory Group meeting held in Newcastle provided the opportunity to invite Scottish Artists Union President Chris Biddlecombe to come along.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

State of the Arts 2010

The State of the Arts conference organised by Arts Council England and RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) and held in January in London was heralded as a key opportunity to examine the current and future challenges and opportunities around domestic arts policy, strategy and funding and Britain’s position within the global cultural landscape.

0 0
AIR representation research
AIR AIR activities

Artists’ representation research moving forward

A greater understanding of why people join lobbying groups, and how they operate has been gained from an online survey of AIR members. Thanks to everyone who made time to contribute. When asked about the organisations that they felt represented […]

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Manifesto on status of the artist

In November, the Federation of International Musicians and International Federation of Actors launched their Manifesto on the Status of the Artist as a major step in highlighting the conditions for a contemporary practice. Although aimed at performing artists and emanating from Estonia, the principles and intentions of the Manifesto are highly pertinent to visual and applied artists and to the UK.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Creative thinking explored

Over 50 individuals from 18 different European countries attended ECA conference Experiencing the Arts – Artists’ Contribution to Creative Thinking and European Innovation, held in Valetta Malta 30 October – 1 November.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Abolish artists’ subsidies?

Hans Abbing’s provocation on the Creative Scotland debate site posits that “general subsidies for artists should gradually be abolished…”

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Artists highly qualified

The recent AIR survey that revealed that levels of self-employment were higher amongst artists than the creative industries as a whole also highlighted the high level of qualifications artists hold.

0 1
Casualties arriving at Bastion by Chinook
AIR AIR activities

Bridging the gap

On 16 September 2009, David Cotterrell was invited to speak at the VAGA symposium Making the Case held at Tate Modern to an audience comprised of gallery and museum directors, commissioners, consultants and local government representatives.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Artists in Ireland

Artists’ employment status and livelihoods were the hot topics at a meeting that took place in August between Visual Arts Ireland’s Chief Executive, Noel Kelly and AIR advisers Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Sally Sheinman and Caroline Wright.

0 1
AIR AIR activities

AIRTIME survey results

A survey highlighting the differences in type of professional development needs amongst artists in different locations such as London, Plymouth, Sheffield and Manchester.

0 0
AIR AIR activities

Employment status

Last month, as part of gathering evidence to support future art and design courses and government job creation programmes, we asked AIR members to respond to a survey about their employment status. As a result, we now have firm statistics to take back to HE and Government.

0 0