This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cardiff, Lisbon, Glasgow and London, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
Artists and Brexit - a-n The Artists Information Company
The three-hour debate in the House of Lords, convened by Labour Peer Melvyn Bragg, explored the impact on the arts of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
The programme, which has been welcomed by arts funder Creative Scotland, will be in place by May 2019, with a focus on international cultural partnerships. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Founded in 2014 and inspired by the busy schedule of the Newhaven–Dieppe ferry, the diep~haven project sees artists exhibiting across Normandy and East Sussex as well as the ferry itself. As this year’s festival launches, Dany Louise talks cross-Channel collaboration and life after Brexit with the projects creators and artists.
The recent Brexit Conference organised by the Creative Industries Federation gathered together Leavers and Remainers, political journalists and politicians, and a wide range of delegates working in the arts and culture, in an attempt to make sense of what Brexit will mean to the sector. Dany Louise reports.
More than one in five Creative Industries Federation members say they would consider moving their business abroad if the UK and the EU reach no favourable trade deal. ArtsProfessional’s Christy Romer reports.
A new report backs several recommendations from #FreeMoveCreate campaign supporters on principles of what post-Brexit travel arrangement should include, such as the need for it to be simple and allow for short notice travel.
38 works have been shortlisted for the annual prize that celebrates digitally-created art, with an exhibition of winners in Brighton to be followed by a global tour.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Birmingham, Liverpool, London, Swansea and The Netherlands.
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What will Brexit mean for artists’ copyright and what should artists be thinking about and doing as the process of disentanglement from the EU begins? Abby Yolda, head of communications at the Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS), outlines the organisation’s view.
The Brexit vote and Trump’s election polarised debate on immigration, censorship and democracy. But while artists have overwhelmingly supported Remain, artist and writer Sarah Peace argues that it’s time to stop sneering at Brexiteers and instead focus on providing a cohesive and compelling case for a thriving creative sector in post-Brexit Britain.