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Museum of Liverpool
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Capital investment

New high profile museums and galleries have opened across the UK, but how can they best contribute to the local arts and culture, asks Emily Speed.

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Arts losses

Organisations around the UK facing cuts or closure.

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It Happened In The Corner?
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Debate – 2011 July

What do festivals add to a city?

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Cuts in Culture: The impact on creativity conference
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Culture cuts

Report from the recent conference held in London.

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Light of Darkness
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Debating arts funding

A new report reveals that a disproportionate number of artists’ membership and development agencies and practice-based organisations lost core funding, despite ACE’s aim of creating a “balanced portfolio”.

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Byker Revisited
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UNESCO accolade

The photographs of Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen and Amber’s films have been inscribed in the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register as an archive of national cultural significance.

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Editorial – 2011 July

In this issue we continue to get a glimpse of how the visual and applied arts are developing new approaches in a harsher climate.

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Lost Arts

BECTU and other members of the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) plus Connect and PCS held an event in June to launch the Lost Arts Campaign and website www.Lost-Arts.org.

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Changing face of artists employment
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Changing face of artists’ employment

When the economic recession hit, it impacted on everything. But how in particular did it affect the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities, and what is the longer-term impact? [PDF version 153 kb]

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Changing face of artists employment
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Changing face of artists’ employment

Explores the affect of the economic recession on the livelihoods of artists in terms of access to employment and career opportunities and raises concerns about how artists’ practice is likely to fare in this period of arts austerity. [HTML format]

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State of Play ? Art and Culture in Scotland Today
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Art and culture symposium

AHM (Sam Ainsley, David Harding and Sandy Moffat) presented the second of three one-day symposiums across Scotland in April.

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Modes of Practice in an Age of Austerity
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Modes of practice

In March, artists got together to discuss and share their strategies for surviving the cuts without compromising practice, ethics or professionalism.

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Research Cultural policy

ACE Wednesday

a-n’s analysis of ACE’s new National Portfolio Organisations (NPO) for funding 2012-15.

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A new landscape for Wales

Short sector commentary on Arts Council Wales review of revenue-funded clients in December 2010. Included as an early effect of the 2008 “credit crunch” and the resulting “austerity” programme which resulted in significant changes to cultural policy and cuts to arts funding across the UK.

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Future Station
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Big (art) society

Artists’ survival and growth is dependent on networking and professional interchange.

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Mnemic Causation Series
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Adapting to the cuts

Given the voracious and swift nature of the cuts brought in by the current government, it is unsurprising that artists are already feeling the effects.

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Arts funding – fact or fiction?

On 2 September, the BBC posted a news story on its website claiming that “Two-thirds of people agree with the government’s stance on cutting arts funding and increasing reliance on private cash, a survey has suggested.”

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Tracking AIR activism

Alongside AIR’s campaigns and work looking at the issues affecting artists, a group of AIR activists (myself included) have volunteered to play a more active role; raising awareness of the value of artists. These are early days in what will hopefully prove to be long-term and ever-widening effort, but conversation has begun and some activists already have events planned.

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Evacuate
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Reflections on the arts funding crisis

Thoughts from artists and arts professionals about how cuts in public spending will affect their future working pattern. Plus April Britski gives an account of how recent governmental decisions to cut arts funding have affected Canadian artists.

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