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A still from the film Stay the Same - 3 September
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Artist’s fee misrepresented in media furore

A project by filmmaker Sam Firth is causing a stir following reports in The Telegraph and Scottish editions of The Daily Mail and The Sun that the artist is being paid £160 an hour of public funding for standing still next to a loch.

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Lanternhouse
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Lanternhouse to close

Ulverston-based Lanternhouse has announced it will close on 31 March 2012 in order for the charity to consider future possibilities and options. The organisation failed to secure future funding in April last year during Arts Council England’s (ACE) National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) awards announcements.

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Matthew Conduit
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Sustainable resurgence

There’s been a flurry of media excitement about the upsurge in artist’s activity in northern cities driven by opportunities arising out of the economic downturn, most recently with Radio 4’s PM visiting Sheffield. We talked to artist Matthew Conduit, who raised concerns about the sustainability of this activity on PM, about the reality of the situation for artists

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