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.
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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.
A year on from its Unite Against Dividers weekend, Keep It Complex’s recent Organise With Others event was designed to build on the initial weekend’s aim to equip and activate the arts community after the UK’s EU Referendum. Julie McCalden reports on a productive and informative day.
Crafts Council survey of makers’ export needs in view likely law changes following Brexit.
Keep It Complex added a sprinkle of politics to MIMA’s weekly community lunches on 14/12/2017. We brought cupcakes with the faces of local politicians, MPs, MEPs, councillors, the police and crime commissioner and the Mayor. We also gave people pre-digested […]
Keep it complex headed up to Birmingham to have some tea and Teressa May cake at Grand Union. Our local supermarket had refused to print Teressa May on a Cake, we’re not sure why, something about not being able to […]
News briefing with national and international stories, including: New York art museum refuses to remove painting of girl after ‘voyeurism’ complaint; plus artist alleges photographer Raghubir Singh assaulted her and stages #MeToo performance at his retrospective.
It’s a brilliant time to visit Oslo, but it’s not a brilliant time to visit Oslo if you are hoping to meet a lot of Oslo artists. It’s July and ‘the whole of Oslo is on holiday in July’ as […]
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Jewish Museum suspends Jens Hoffmann after sexual harassment allegations surface, Scottish authors warn against ‘devastating’ arts cuts, and Freelands Association launches £1.5m programme for emerging artists.
I felt that I had only scratched the surface of understanding the life of artists in Norway, and so contacted a couple of people after my return to the UK, hoping that a few questions by email might fill in […]
I’d been so engrossed in Oslo, I’d forgotten to tell Elda at Galleri Svalbard when I’d be arriving, but figured that any slightly Wild North place like this would attract people who are problem-solvers and, sure enough, wonderful Elda had […]
Another thing about Norway is that, with a population of ‘only’ around 5.3 million, everyone is more likely to know everyone else. It turns out that Helen from Tenthaus knows sound artist Jana Winderen, whose work at SALT I had […]
The flight to Oslo is overcast. Through the fog I see fingers of rock fondling the sea but nothing else. I think I have the wrong ticket for the bus to town, but this seems no barrier to the bus-drivers […]
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