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How Art Works
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Is this how art works?

What can a new publication from the National Endowment for the Arts in the USA tell us about how art works?

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Creative Scotland under scrutiny

Arts funding body Creative Scotland has been scrutinised by MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Culture Committee, with representatives from Scotland’s visual arts sector giving evidence.

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Realising the value

An abridged version of Dany Louise’s follow-up report on small visual arts organisations cut by Arts Council England, six months after her ‘Ladders for development’ enquiry. She asks: how have these organisations fared and what do their futures hold? Read the full version of this report with updates on all surveyed organisations: www.a-n.co.uk/realising_the_value

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Artists move to effect change

OpenAIR, the first annual members’forum of AIR: Artists Interaction and Representation, offers a unique platform for artists’ dialogue and debate, empowered and enabled through speakers drawn from very different disciplines and fields of work, all committed to campaigning for effective change.

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Matthew Conduit
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Sustainable resurgence

There’s been a flurry of media excitement about the upsurge in artist’s activity in northern cities driven by opportunities arising out of the economic downturn, most recently with Radio 4’s PM visiting Sheffield. We talked to artist Matthew Conduit, who raised concerns about the sustainability of this activity on PM, about the reality of the situation for artists

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Planning rules should promote the arts

Through a letter published in the Sunday Telegraph, 2 October, a consortium of arts bodies including a-n called for inclusion of arts and culture in National Planning Policy Framework.

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Museum of Liverpool
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Capital investment

New high profile museums and galleries have opened across the UK, but how can they best contribute to the local arts and culture, asks Emily Speed.

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Small is essential

New ways are needed to measure the types of value being delivered by small visual arts organisations, according to a new report looking at the role and value of the small-scale visual arts sector within the wider arts ecology.

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Future forecast: Outcomes and issues: Foreword

To mark our 25th anniversary year, in May 2005 we embarked on the Future forecast research and publishing programme. Through collection of evidence in the form of interviews and the associated debates, our aim was to identify some of the significant issues for artists and their practice and by doing so, play our part in forecasting the infrastructure that will best support the next generation of artists.

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Sharing knowledge

Charlotte Frost has been researching and writing on digital and new media arts for over ten years. Here, she introduces her next projects as the last in her regular ‘Digital practices’ column for a-n Magazine.

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Cuts in Culture: The impact on creativity conference
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Culture cuts

Report from the recent conference held in London.

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Light of Darkness
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Debating arts funding

A new report reveals that a disproportionate number of artists’ membership and development agencies and practice-based organisations lost core funding, despite ACE’s aim of creating a “balanced portfolio”.

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