Drawing on the findings of a-n’s 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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Nicola Naismith’s report, undertaken as part of her AHRC funded research supported by Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, is concerned with the issue of affective support that artists working in health care settings are currently able to access.
Steve Dutton discusses the outcomes of a-n’s Artist-led Bursaries, awarded to six artist-led groups in 2017 to explore how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes.
Report detailing findings of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report provides an overview of the study findings.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report is based on in-depth discussions from five focus groups held across the English regions in March and April 2016.
As part of a large-scale national study of the livelihoods, careers and needs of visual artists in England conducted in 2016 by TBR and funded by Arts Council England, this report provides a summary of the first stage of the research, a review of existing literature and data to inform the study and subsequent primary research.
New and primary research into the gender gap between artists living and working in Berlin.
Comprehensive report of the three-year NXT project, which took place from 2015 with 25 partners in 15 European countries.
Updates previous editions of the Fawcett Society’s Sex and Power index.
The highs, lows, ins and outs of the online art market.
Theoretical paper arguing for documentary approaches to the study of art.
Using learning from approaches taken in Australia and the USA, Susanne Burns offers a critique of the competitive UK subsidised arts system, identifying changes required for organisational and artist economic sustainability.
Crafts Council update on the 2012 demographic figures, with methodology that makes them compatible with DCMS standards and SOC codes.
ACE commissioned research report with the aim of improving ACE’s understanding of disabled people’s experience in the arts and cultural workforce; and identifying actions to reduce barriers.
Details the performance indicators expected of visual and applied arts Portfolio organisations in Wales.
Crafts Council survey of makers’ export needs in view likely law changes following Brexit.
2016 Freelands Foundation commission of qualitative research exploring landscape of post-university support for emerging artists in the UK.
Research designed to offer an authoritative overview of the state of curatorship and foundation for planning future role support within UK the museum and gallery sector.
The latest in a series of papers commissioned by a-n, providing detailed data on the amount, context and nature of employment for visual artists.
Explores the history of performance art at Tate from the 1960s to 2016.
Fourth digital culture report, examining the role and impact of digital technology in arts and cultural organisations. Produced by ACE and NESTA.
Writer and researcher François Matarasso reports on the impact of a week-long pilot lab that offered six early career artists, aged over 50, time to explore how creativity can be nourished and how artists can challenge themselves to develop.
Strategy document from a-n that puts advocacy for visual artists at the heart of its activities for the next five years.
Based on a survey of 700 creative freelancers and 50 businesses, report sets out policy recommendations to improve the working lives of creative freelancers.