Coventry-based photographer Jonny Bark is the first artist to be announced following a successful Kickstarter campaign for the second edition of the city’s biennial of contemporary art.
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A group of 27 artists and art lecturers are taking the National Gallery to tribunal following their dismissal last year, in a bid to prove that they were employees rather than freelancers. ‘NG27’ member Richard Stemp argues that the case has important implications for all artists and those working in the arts.
27 educators and artists claiming unfair dismissal have raised over half of their target, and as a thank you to supporters will run a free drawing event this Friday in London.
Craft, design and illustration shop Welcome Home and Aye Aye Books book shop are hoping to raise £3,000 each to cover staff wages and other outgoings as the arts venue remains closed in the wake of the Mackintosh Building fire.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: Home CEO Dave Moutrey appointed director of culture for Manchester; curator Omar Kholeif departs Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago to pursue freelance projects; Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery to be built in Melbourne.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Museum directors condemn removal of CAPC Bordeaux Director María Inés Rodríguez, Sunderland’s Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art to reopen after 18-month closure, and Anish Kapoor criticises National Rifle Association in open letter.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Schools tell BBC that creative subjects are ‘being squeezed’; arts minister Michael Ellis places export ban on Turner painting; Basquiat exhibition is Barbican’s most visited exhibition ever.
I’m now on my third Kickstarter campaign and putting everything I’ve learned over the last two to the test. Of the previous two, the last was successful – funded over my target. Part of the success of that one was […]
Crowds during Notting Hill Carnival paused to observe a minute’s silence in memory of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, as memorial fund set up in memory of artist Khadija Saye exceeds target.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched that seeks to support women artists over the age of 55 to continue their art practice during periods of personal, life and career change.
Launching in October, the inaugural 17-day visual art festival will feature over 70 exhibitions and events from UK-based and international artists. Jack Hutchinson finds out more from artist and biennial director Ryan Hughes.
The artist-led organisation is aiming to raise £2,500 to build a new workshop, library and project space following its recent relocation to the former Cains Brewery site in Liverpool.
The artist-led organisation with a focus on sculpture and 3D making has two days left to hit its target and complete its crowd funding campaign to pay for a new community ceramics and foundry hub in south east London.
Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform Art Happens, the first of its kind dedicated to raising money for museums, has clocked up almost £300,000 for 16 projects.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Fitzwilliam Museum rescues badly damaged Renaissance painting, Banksy leaves mural and cheeky note in Bristol school, and Modern Art Oxford launches first crowd-funding campaign.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched by V22 to help fund London’s first creche in an artists’ studio complex.
Well the Threshold Festival is over and I’ve arranged my next day off (tomorrow) to de-install and pack away the installation … until next time. There was a quote in one of the reviews about my work which said ‘ Because the […]
Glasgow-based artist Ailie Rutherford has created The People’s Bank of Govanhill and is action-researching a new currency for the Govanhill community and running a crowdfunding campaign to print editioned notes designed by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd.
My first thought is that I have already broken my self-imposed rule for blogging every day. The good news is we gained an extra 3 (significant) pledges yesterday and are now up to 8 % of our target – which […]
I’ve decided we’re going to blog every day whilst our crowdfunding campaign is running on indiegogo. So the latest update is we have reached 4% of our funding goal in the first day. If we keep going at that […]
Todmorden-based studio group Fold, devastated following West Yorkshire’s highest river levels in recorded history, bounces back with crowdfunding campaign.
A Kickstarter for the Radical Renewable Art + Activism Fund, which aims to turn electricity generated by a wind turbine into a funding stream for radical art projects, has smashed its £1500 target.
The biennial art festival is aiming to raise funds for a new project and social space for the 2016 edition, with rewards for pledgers including studio visits, limited edition artwork, workshops and behind the scenes tours.
Glasgow-based artist Ellie Harrison has launched a new campaign to develop an alternative funding stream for artists by harnessing wind power.
A brand new ‘art hostel’ is being developed in Leeds with artists involved in all aspects of the design and making. East Street Arts, the organisation behind the project, is asking for support to help pay artists to turn the building into a work of art.