Drawing on the findings of a-n’s recent survey and reflecting the views of over 4,000 members, the Covid-19 impact survey report provides robust insights into the emerging impacts of the public health crisis with 93% of respondents reporting that their practice or career has been affected by the outbreak.
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Support and advice from across the arts sector, plus wider government and NHS guidance, following the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak.
Initial findings from the a-n Coronavirus Covid-19 Survey, designed to understand the impact on artists and arts managers and the support they need.
£160 million of emergency funding is being made available for individuals and organisations who need it during the crisis.
We want to hear your views, so please take 5 minutes to complete this short questionnaire. THIS SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED.
Current and forthcoming selection of exhibitions, talks and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: a-n member Helena Hunter’s new solo show at the Horniman Museum, plus Holly Davey’s exhibition at Danielle Arnaud Gallery and the Mother Art Prize at Cromwell Place.
The Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund is supported by the Freelands Foundation, as part of a landmark commitment of £3m towards emergency funds for artists and freelance creative practitioners across the UK affected by the Covid-19 crisis.
Moscow based photographer wins £15,000, plus an additional £1,250 for being the winner of the Mental Health series category, in prize designed to help combat health taboos.
Nine artists selected to take part in UP Projects and Flat Time House’s free programme exploring socio-political issues, community-oriented practice and/or public contexts to develop their practice whilst collaborating with others.
a-n Artists Council members Jasleen Kaur and Hetain Patel amongst 40 recipients of funds from the Artist Award Scheme, which has been launched in response to the pressures brought about by the current Covid-19 pandemic.
This week’s selection features exhibitions, talks and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms, plus newly reopened physical spaces, including: Phyllida Barlow leads the reopening of Firstsite gallery, a-n member Kerry Baldry curates an online moving image exhibition of work made within the duration of one minute by artists at varying stages of their careers, plus The Crafts Council’s bi-monthly lunchtime talks designed to support makers in their business development.
44 photos by 25 professional, amateur and student photographers shortlisted for second edition of £1,250 prize, whose theme this year is mental health.
55 successful recipients will receive money from fund set up to support UK art technicians who have lost their livelihoods due to Covid-19.
This week’s selection features exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including: Shezad Dawood’s ongoing ten-part film cycle Leviathan at David Roberts Art Foundation and Queer Correspondence at Cell Project Space.
Liverpool-based Nigerian-German artist and a-n member has produced a digital painting When You Cry, I Cry in support of Black Lives Matter. Here she discusses the impact of the work and what needs to change in terms of support for Black and minority ethnic artists across the arts.
a-n Artist Bursaries 2020 recipient whose work explores mapping and scientific visualisation technologies discusses the impact of her bursary, and how she has adapted to coronavirus Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown.
Now showing returns with a selection of exhibitions and projects presented via online viewing rooms, social media and other online platforms including a site offering bookable studio visits with acclaimed contemporary artists, the digital version of Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects space, and Instagram exhibitions that reference isolation and lockdown.
The emergency response, led by disabled people for disabled people working across the UK’s creative industries, will promote a sustainable future for disability and inclusive arts in the UK through and after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Liverpool-based FACT has announced the 10 recipients of its awards to support early-career artists and artist groups in the north of England to create work from home.
a-n Artists Council has initiated a 12-month research and development project that will explore the role of the artist in society and advocate for how artists and art organisers can effectively work for change. Lead artists Rachel Dobbs and Glen Stoker speak to Jack Hutchinson about the project and how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their plans.
The just-published 32-page guide includes an expanded ‘Class of 2020’ section featuring images and insight from both graduating students and lecturers, plus there’s an extensive interview with collaborative duo Jane and Louise Wilson, and collectives from around the UK discuss why ‘putting heads together to collaborate is an artistic no brainer’
Five artists will receive a support package including a cash award of £4,000, mentoring and advice, space and time to develop ideas and new work, and the opportunity to showcase it.
a-n The Artists Information Company is offering bursaries of £500 – £1,500 to help support those whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19. We’ve brought the application process forward for the next round of a-n Bursaries, and are also working with Arts Council England to distribute £300,000 of financial support as part of the programme. DEADLINE HAS NOW PASSED.
To help support a-n Artist members whose livelihoods have been impacted by Coronavirus Covid-19, we’re bringing the application process forward for the next round of a-n Artist Bursaries, and working with Arts Council England to distribute £300,000 of financial support for artists and arts organisers who make exhibitions happen.