It is been on my mind to re-engage with my blog for the last few weeks (months?) however I have simply been too busy, or too in need of time doing something relaxing (sitting in front of a computer, even […]
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More News In Brief: UK government pledges £20m culture fund to boost arts and heritage sector following local authority cuts: museum group calls for release of detained Turkish arts patron and philanthropist Osman Kavala.
The four-day project at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, sees the artist joined by a team of ’employees’ to explore how online propaganda tools can sway public opinion.
Escape is on my mind. This week the UK government are trying to push through a disgusting Brexit deal, while the British music industry simultaneously wheels out The Spice Girls for a bit of Christmas ‘girl-power’ nostalgia. The perfect distraction. […]
While escapism has a bad-reputation (i.e “escape from the political”), I am interested in the need for practices of escape in order to both cope with the present (a respite!), and imagine something radically different.
Venue:Babylon Gallery Ely
From:December 08, 2018
To:December 09, 2018
Membership body representing the UK’s creative industries warns that more clarity is needed on the final relationship and how this will effect ease of movement and trade of services for the creative industries.
Increase in tax-free personal allowance to £12,500, plus boost to retirement savings, amongst positives for self-employed, although Chancellor Philip Hammond warns if Brexit talks collapse there will be an emergency budget in the spring.
The Swedish Immigration Service has amended information on its website regarding the timescale in which it ’must’ process applications for citizenship made by members of other EU states. Until recently it said that all applications would be dealt with within […]
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 Photoworks-organised biennial could have become bogged down in its almost limitless theme but instead its varied perspectives create an honest and moving festival of photographic works.
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.
The recent ‘Hope to Nope’ exhibition at The Design Museum ended in controversy earlier this month when artists and designers removed their work in protest at the museum hosting a private hire event by an arms manufacturer. One of those activist groups to remove their work was the artist-run organisation Keep It Complex, who share here what they learned from the experience.
Five projects from a-n members, selected from a-n’s busy Events section and including exhibitions in Shrewsbury, Birmingham, Liverpool, St Helens and London.
The campaign co-founded by a-n and the Incorporated Society of Musicians has published a new report based on a survey data from over 1,600 respondents.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Employees at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, demonstrate over contract dispute; grants to individual artists down as National Portfolio Organisations receive three-quarters of Arts Council England’s Lottery grant expenditure; and Bristol-based film culture and digital media centre Watershed announces changes to leadership roles.
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.
In the lead up to a Creative Industries Federation’s major Brexit Conference taking place in London later this week, a-n Research editor Dany Louise reflects on evidence and data published by a-n since the EU referendum in June 2016 and looks at how the decision to leave the EU is already impacting artists and creatives.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: survey finds that North East arts organisations favour EU partnerships, despite Brexit; Raven Row to offer free spaces; Scottish Youth Theatre set to close after losing Creative Scotland funding.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: loss of EU arts funding would hit pro-Brexit regions hardest; French court annuls conviction of electrician in possession of stolen Picasso works; Radio DJ Lauren Laverne questions BAE’s sponsorship of the Great Exhibition of the North.
Executive summary of the funding contribution of the EU to the UK arts, museums and creative industries from 2007- 2016, commissioned by Arts Council England.
Comprehensive report covering six areas where Brexit is likely to impact on the arts and cultural sector.
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.