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.
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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.
As crowdfunding is increasingly adopted by large arts organisations as a fast-track alternative to dwindling public funding, Henrietta Norton – co-founder of the early crowdfunding site WeDidThis – argues that the spirit of risk taking and innovation that inspired early adopters needs to be embraced by these high-profile newcomers.
The artist Olafur Eliasson is raising funds on Kickstarter to bring a newly developed, solar powered smartphone charger into production – and to change the world in the process
Following its successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this year, Spacex have selected Trevor Pitt of Pod Projects as the gallery’s first socially-engaged artist in residence.
Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe festival, now in its second year, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with support from Dorset-born artist Stuart Semple.
Have you seen the crowdfunding campaign yet? We need your support to help get this Festival on the road again this year. New artists, new min-events, new venues in Amber Valley derbyshire and NW Leicestershire. Great rewards available: tote bags […]
Today Kollektiv Gallery give away their business model, by launching free A-Z manual for crowdfunding creative projects and opening pop-up galleries.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched by South West England-based artist-led support network Alias. The funds will enable the grass-roots organisation to provide new programmes and advisory sessions as well as new international opportunities for artists.
I’ve enrolled!! A friend lent me some money (0% interest) to start the course, and now I am trying to raise the rest of the 1st year fees in a tiny bit over 2 weeks time – the grace period […]
My Art Licks: It’s been a busy time this past month, with singing rehearsals for Deptford X, daily secondary school viewings for next year – finding the ‘right’ fit for the next 7 years of her life is a big […]
Sovay Berriman’s latest, self-funded project will take her to Mongolia and Australia searching for ‘markers and boundaries of experience’ in desert landscapes, and researching the correlation between those landscapes and the narratives of the people that inhabit them. We spoke to the artist as she prepared for the first leg of her journey.