a-n Magazine 2011 June - a-n The Artists Information Company

a-n Magazine June 2011
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a-n Magazine June 2011

Contents include: Executive Director of CARFAC April Britski reports on the Canadian arts funding scene; in Debate Daniel Fawcett argues that artists’ use of film holds the key to its future; Big Picture is by Ben Ashton and in Collaborative […]

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Liminal Space
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Artists and curators talking – issues and outcomes

Directed by artist, curator and writer Sonya Dyer, the Artists and curators talking programme of practice-led discussions on hospitality, space and contemporary art making, provided much food for thought. Here, Sonya Dyer explores some of the issues and outcomes.

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House & Garden
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Digital cuts

In the recent ACE funding review, a shocking number of organisations working at the leading edge of digital and new media arts were cut.

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Cadets Running
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UK in Venice

A round-up of UK projects and presentations, official, collateral and otherwise, during the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Projects run 4 June – 27 November 2011 unless otherwise stated.

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Beyond the commission

As an increasing number of publicly-funded arts organisations seek out new models and initiatives for support, Artsway is providing a valuable platform to debate and explore what already exists, raising the issue of how longer-term support of artists can be maintained and increased in a period of arts austerity.

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Play
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International relations

Supporting the international activities of artists and arts organisations is a key function for many national arts funding agencies. In order to investigate this area of arts policy and identify key issues affecting the programs and priorities of such agencies, the International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) conducted a worldwide survey in English, French and Spanish, the results of which have been analysed and supplemented by other research and presented in a report.

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Payback for artists

This year, DACS has £4m of royalties on offer to pay to artists and AIR members whose work has been reproduced in UK books or magazines or on certain television channels.

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Supporting artists’ sustainability

Although ‘sustainability’ is much vaunted in terms of how arts organisations should go forward, artists’ needs in this respect are rarely considered by funders. Futurific bursaries were developed by NAN to model routes for sustainability amongst artists’ groups and networks in the UK. Here, some of the bursary recipients give insights into their progress, through excerpts from their blogs.

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At Home with the Ashtons (detail)
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Big picture – 2011 June

Ben Ashton, At Home with the Ashtons (detail), oil on board, wooden structural installation and mirror, 2011.

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Emely Café
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Working on your own terms

A look at how two artists, Rosalie Schweiker and Binita Walia have created their own
workspaces and potential sources of income.

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Editorial – 2011 June

As a new generation of artists embark on a career in the visual arts this month, the #degreeshows Twitter campaign again draws attention to their sheer hard work, determination and achievements during an exceptional period in higher education.

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Artistic bravado

In the sometimes dangerous but welcome spirit in which people around the world are taking it upon themselves to question and even shake off entrenched and fossilized regimes that have long outstayed their welcome, I wonder if their courageous example could not have something to teach us?

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A time of opportunity?

Reading ‘Spotlight on arts funding’ in a-n Magazine, it certainly feels like we’re living in interesting times. I can’t help but see it as a time of opportunity as much as threat.

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