In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Alan Bishop replaces John Kampfner as CEO of Creative Industries Federation; plus ‘slow looking’ sessions for Tate’s forthcoming Pierre Bonnard exhibition announced.
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A new study, Panic! Social Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries, shows the sector to be lacking in diversity with much more needing to be done to address endemic issues around social mobility.
The £150m Creative Industries Sector Deal supports the development of creative clusters and the roll out of a creative careers programme but prioritises digital businesses over culture. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill 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.
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-n’s newest website development draws together more than 250 cultural policy and strategy documents into one place, offering free access to an index of over 20 years of research from across the visual arts and creative sectors in the UK.
As a creative industries graduate I struggle with the notion that crafting is somehow not worthy to be called art…..
Creative Freelancers report published as part of a new initiative to transform the working lives of the freelance workers.
Based on a survey of 700 creative freelancers and 50 businesses, report sets out policy recommendations to improve the working lives of creative freelancers.
Former culture and digital minister Matt Hancock’s remit is slimmed to digital, as arts and culture joins heritage and tourism under the remit of first-time minister John Glen. Arts Professional’s Christy Romer reports.
Following the publication of its general election manifesto, the party was contacted by journalists questioning the lack of any reference to the arts or creative industries. Frances Richens reports for Arts Professional.
On the back on its recently published general election manifesto for the creative industries, the federation has announced a series of events where senior figures from the four main UK political parties will answer questions about their plans for the arts and creative industries.
This Federation ‘blueprint’ presents policy recommendations and practical ideas for creating economic growth across the whole country.
A survey of exhibitors at this week’s London Art Fair shows galleries believe ensuring free movement of people and goods within the EU is the most important thing the UK government can do to ensure London remains a global art hub post-Brexit.
A new development in south London that will provide between 80 and 100 workspaces for emerging artists and creative entrepreneurs is in the final stages of construction, with a hot desk space, gallery and café already open. Artist and Hotel Elephant co-director Emily Woodhouse speaks to Jack Hutchinson about how the project, established in 2009, found its new home.
Provides estimate of the contribution of DCMS sectors to the UK economy.
Creative Industries Federation chief executive John Kampfner and Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar on the arts post-Brexit.
DCMS official statistics providing economic estimates to measure employment in the Creative Industries and Creative Economy in the UK up to 2015.
The STEAMHouse project will see the former Typhoo tea factory in Digbeth transformed through over £14 million of funding into a creative space featuring studios, workshops, equipment and support staff.
Strong cultural statement of policy intention by the DCMS presented to Parliament as a White Paper in March 2016.
investigation into qualifications which support the creative and cultural industries, and recommendations for future development.
International study says the ‘moral and economic rights’ of artists must be protected if they are to sustain their creative activity and fuel the economy. Frances Richens reports.
Last week, the Creative Industries Federation hosted its first event in Scotland at the newly refurbished Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Richard Taylor unpicks some of the topics discussed during the evening’s panel discussion.
An early day motion has been tabled in Parliament to recognise the findings of two recent reports highlighting the contribution of arts and culture to the UK economy.
The visual arts education charity AccessArt is asking parents, teachers and ‘creative adults’ to think more about the importance of art education.