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Collective Gallery: views for the future

Edinburgh’s Collective Gallery is moving to new premises on Calton Hill in the summer. Prior to that, though, there’s work to be done and funds to be raised with an auction of artists’ work. We talk to Director Kate Gray about new departures and exciting possibilities.

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Open dialogue and the arts – What Next?

An open dialogue between arts practitioners, public funders and the public is vital in developing the arts for the benefit of the wider community, says Arts Professional Editor Liz Hill.

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The Table
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Artist as leader: from ‘Visionaire’ to ‘Magpie’

In Joshua Sofaer’s latest Artist as leader interview for a-n, artist Richard Layzell and businessman Richard Hicks discuss Layzell’s seven-year tenure as ‘Visionaire’ at AIT software company. Here, Layzell writes about what came next and the continued relevance of his experience in industry a decade on.

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Policy consultation: No ifs and buts is no good for the arts

Policy makers often outsource consultation to independent specialists, but do they get the full story or just the tidied up version? Ahead of Creative Scotland’s open meetings series, the arts professional behind Stramash Arts shares first-hand experience of having the ifs, buts and maybes expunged from the conversation that led to the funding body’s creation.

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ArtWorks Changing the Conversation
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ArtWorks Scotland: Initiative breaks new ground

As artists’ bursaries are offered for the ArtWorks conference in April, a-n’s Director shares some of the thinking and research from the ArtWorks Scotland conference, which examined value and ethics in participatory arts.

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