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Diversity - a-n The Artists Information Company
More News In Brief: Venice launches first permanent art district on Giudecca island; study finds museums in US still failing with artist diversity; Nomura Art Award to offer US$1m prize to ‘nurture creativity in contemporary art’.
In her a-n blog, artist and activist Sonia Boué has called out the disability-led arts organisation Shape Arts over its publication of an article on how to get on an exhibition, which she says is ‘ableist’ and incompatible with the experiences and needs of many neurodiverse artists. Pippa Koszerek reports.
The artist, who identifies as a ‘queer working class female artist’, says in a resignation letter that she has quit due to comments made by Tate director Maria Balshaw.
Trust: confidence, belief, faith, freedom from suspicion & doubt, sureness, certainty, certitude, assurance, conviction, credence, reliance, responsibility, duty, obligation, safe-keeping, keeping, protection, charge, care, custody; trusteeship, guardianship. In a recent Life Scientific Jim Al-khalili was in conversation with Allie Macadam, renowned engineer. In the programme Macadam was in part talking about diversity, or lack of diversity, within the engineering sector, and […]
Report on diversity within Arts Council England NPOs and recipients of GFTA funding, using data gathered annually by ACE.
This year’s Engage International Conference took place in Hull and was titled ‘The Whole Picture: Rethinking Diversity’. Hull-based artist Paul Collinson reports from the two-day event.
Speaking at the ENGAGE conference ‘fringe’ events, Lara Goodband is a freelance curator working with Invisible dust, an organisation that brings artists and scientists together on collaborative projects to promote environmental engagement. Lara and others, from Invisible dust, gave a […]
Lloyds Bank recently bought a double page spread in the Guardian weekend magazine (18.11.17) “Spread your wings with a portfolio career”. This advert, written like a magazine article, contains all the usual elements and advice about starting a portfolio career; […]
A provocation paper commissioned by Bluecoat from ex-Arts Council, NE director, Mark Robinson.
Strategy document from a-n that puts advocacy for visual artists at the heart of its activities for the next five years.
Colin Hambrook, disabled artist and editor of Disability arts online, gathers a selection of quotes and advice about the practice and development of disability arts from artists, arts managers, curators, producers and gallery directors working within the sector.
Colin Hambrook provides an introduction to the history of, and current practices in the field of disability arts, including an overview of key organisations that support disabled visual artists.
A MUST READ – http://asianworldnews.co.uk/localnews/who-really-populates-britains-arts-sector/
Readiness Where do I start? It appears that my art musings are somewhat patchy yet again. However I do feel that there is a connection and a convergence in a way which I will try to explain. I was recently […]
Do you think art galleries who receive funding form ACE should support everyone? When galleries talk about DIVERSITY and ticking that box when supporting artists what do they actually mean? Do they really support British Indian Artists, living and working in the UK ? […]
Despite the predominantly female visual arts workforce of the past decade, it’s striking that men continue to be given the top jobs. Evidence of cultural diversity is still hard to find. Praise then to the Baltic gallery trustees, who have […]
Date:January 17, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Recently, I have been questioning and thinking of whether I should speak out about the bullshit I have been through in the art world; someone who is an brown skinned Artist and British born. Who has contributed to society and […]
A new toolkit / ‘cheatsheet’, designed by artist Rachel Dobbs, reformats the Arts Council England Grants for the Arts application form to make it more accessible.
Arts Council England has announced the 40 organisations across the country that will benefit from its new Elevate fund, which aims to enhance diversity in the arts and culture sector.
Artist Sonia Boué has produced a new video calling on Arts Council England to consider the problems facing neurodivergent artists when applying for funding.
Builds on the case for diversity as culturally productive for artists, audiences and communities, and positions diversity as a way to increase the adaptive resilience of organisations, making them less vulnerable to unexpected change.
Results of AIR’s survey of its members on the subject of access to art education; and a call for arts education to be accessible to all.
Although you may not know it, 2009 has been designated European Year of Creativity and Innovation in recognition that Europe needs to boost its capacity for creativity and innovation, both for social and economic reasons.