Analysis of data drawn from a-n’s Jobs and opps site over the calendar year of 2016 along with commentary on the current conditions for artists’ practice in the UK.
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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.
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.
An analysis and commentary on artists’ work and opportunities in 2012.
Chris Fremantle highlights key themes and issues around collaboration making use of a-n’s extensive archive of texts on the subject.
This Research paper forms part of a series that looks specifically at the nature and value of openly-advertised work and opportunities for visual and applied artists. Drawing on data published on www.a-n.co.uk/jobs, this series set out in 2007 to track […]
This Research paper forms part of a series that looks specifically at the nature and value of openly-advertised work and opportunities for visual and applied artists. Drawing on data published on www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps, this series set out in 2007 to track on an ongoing basis the key categories of awards/fellowships, academic posts, art vacancies, commissions, exhibitions, residencies and competitions/prizes, and by doing so, to identify any trends arising, and provide commentary and contextual evidence and analysis from other related sources, to contribute to arts and cultural consultations and policy.
Reyahn King explores the role of galleries within professional development for visual artists. In the current climate, how can professional development for visual artists be continued and improved? This paper suggests that one answer lies in the relationship between publicly-funded regional galleries and visual artists becoming wider, deeper, and more strongly valued.
‘Ladders for development’ argues that the visual arts sector should pull together and support small visual arts organisations cut by Arts Council England because they “punch above their weight” and provide vital development of future artists. Six months on, Dany Louise interviews these arts organisations again, to find out how they’ve fared and what their futures hold.
Over the past five years, the words Turning Point have been read, heard, written and spoken with increasing frequency by people in the visual arts in England, but for many individual arts practitioners, in particular, the origins and activities of Turning Point remain a bit opaque. This briefing paper is for them and for anyone interested in understanding more about what Turning Point is and does.
Becky Shaw explores the dangers of the concept of ‘continuous practice’ and gives thought to the key factors that enable longevity if artists choose it.
Manick Govinda on the relationship between artist and society.
New evidence exposing, quantifying and discussing the likely impact on the visual arts of Arts Council England’s decisions on fifteen previously Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) visual arts organisations unsuccessful in their NPO application. It shows that a disproportionate number of artists’ membership and development agencies and practice-based organisations lost core funding, despite ACE’s aim of creating a balanced national portfolio and makes recommendations for sustaining their work as part of a strengthened arts ecology.
Explores the affect of the economic recession on the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities and raises concerns about how artists’ practice is likely to fare in this period of arts austerity. [HTML format]
Clemens Kogler was born in Bayern in 1980 and is studying at The University of Arts, Linz. Starting out as a painter, he has also worked in advertising and television. His practice is now made up of being a graphic designer, animator, film maker, and illustrator among other roles. He is one of the artists based in Linz to be awarded a studio at the Salzamt for one year during 2009/2010. Kogler has exhibited and won awards at numerous film and animation festivals. sixpackfilm distribute some of his work and his commercial work is represented by Liberty Films in the UK.
A review of the changing face of work for visual artists using a-n’s regularly researched and published information on jobs and opportunities. Focusing on the main areas of awards and fellowships, commissions, competitions and prizes, exhibitions and residencies, this paper […]
Text-only version of a-n Research paper: Art work in 2007 with live weblinks.
There are now over 200 contemporary art biennials across the globe, compared with four or five or twenty years ago.
Sonya Dyer’s publication questions assumptions about non-white artists, curators and administrators that shape the current diversity landscape, and suggests alternative ways forward.
“Spirit in community will die unless there’s someone calling the meeting.”
They sit in the dark and mope
[or artists take the lead]
Artist as Leader is a programme that aims to understand the ways artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical understanding of the role of creativity in culture.
Debra Savage’s case study-based research into the realities of professional artistic practice.
Artist’s jobs and opportunities 2003 – 2005
Curated space looks at strategies and interventions within artist-curator space. Devised and conducted by Manick Govinda, contributors include Gavin Wade, Erika Tan, Jeremy Deller and David A. Bailey.
Curated space artists’ interviews in full.