David Lammy MP, Minister of Culture, on the challenges facing visual artists.
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I attended the Junst event in Rotterdam, advertised in a-n last month, and thought you might like feedback: The exhibition was full, and what struck me at first was the vitality and variety of the 500 exhibitors work. It was […]
Also under the microscope has been Arts Council Englands Grants for the arts programme. This has been dubbed in Annabel Jackson Associates evaluation of the 2003/04 scheme as a brave and radical initiative that has transformed grant making [but that […]
Recent graduates on their first year as professional artists.
Arts Council England cuts clients whilst remaining brave and radical.
Aimed at public sector arts employers, commissioners, consultants and arts trainers, Good practice in paying artists addresses the context for fees and payments for artists’ residencies, workshops and community commissions.
Rodney Court is a proposed conversion of a Manchester tower block into live/work space for artists.
a-n’s Director of Programmes Susan Jones introduces Good practice in paying artists.
Paul Glinkowski looks at the UK studio landscape, highlighting successful new studio models. He also offers advice to artists wanting to set-up their own group.
Or: Where do you go? Who goes there? Who are we anyway? Carolyn Black enquires.
Devised by Grizedale Arts, Romantic Detachment features artists from the UK and the USA. Brian Dewans text forms part of his performance/installation for the exhibition.
Funded by Arts Council England, this research study in 2004 prefaced new resources from a-n to extend the Code of Practice and demonstrate good practice within artists’ fees and payments, for use by artists and public-sector employers and commissioners. For current sample rates go to Guidance on fees and day rates and for latest Paying artists research go to www.a-n.co.uk/tag/paying-artists
More than just a studios building, Stroud Valleys Artspace (SVA) represents a hub for artists in the area.
New Art Gallery Walsall 30 July
Iliyana Nedkova responds to the networking themes that arose at Amorphous combustion, part of a body of specially commissioned writing published now on www.a-n.co.uk
Calling universities a-n has been inviting proactive universities across the UK to sign up and participate in a new competition aimed at 2004 art and design graduates. Along with some star prizes, the competition will provide hundreds of emerging artists […]
Open studios events in November and December in London give an opportunity to see work by some of London’s finest designer-makers. Organised by Cockpit Arts, these events are taking place at their two sites at Holborn WC1 and Deptford SE8. […]
Fairly fresh out of college I received a bursary through the Crafts Council’s Next Move scheme.
The New Deal for Musicians is to become a permanent policy following a three-year national pilot scheme. Costing around £9 million to set up and run between August 1999 and November 2002, the pilot involved over 10,500 people who met […]
Janet Summerton reviews some recent research about the environment for artists and points to the need for more ‘hard facts’ and less rhetoric in today’s labour market.
Linda Ball explores how artists, makers and desgners can find work outside their artform.
Carey Young provides a guide to engaging with businesses and in business contexts.
Lucy Kimbell looks at how artists and arts organisations can work with businesses and the pros and cons of such collaborations.
Jane Watt profiles Grizedale Arts, its residency programme and focus on research and process-based work that encourages interaction with the physical and social environment.
As a UK artist you automatically hold copyright in your original works of art. This guide introduces the basic concepts of copyright law and offers practical advice on protecting your work against possible infringement.