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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; […]
Venue:University of Suffolk, Ipswich
From:June 29, 2017
To:July 28, 2017
A MUST READ – http://asianworldnews.co.uk/localnews/who-really-populates-britains-arts-sector/
I’ve been taking a variety of quotes from Emma Watson’s UN speech on gender equality, my favourite being ; “Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong.” I […]
As well as the prints that I made in the workshop onto fabrics (the ones i mentioned in my very first blog post), I have also been practicing with my embroidery techniques. I practiced on a medium sized embroidery hoop, […]
Reading through Emma Watson’s UN speech on gender equality, i am glad to see that she has not only focused on the problems females experience with being sexualised, but also the problems males face with sensitivity and the pressure of […]
Nowadays there are more than twice as many female students than males on fine art courses, according to data obtained from the HE Statistics Agency. However, many contemporary galleries and exhibitions still need to realise the value of women’s art. […]
Venue:The Trunk at The Artworks Elephant
From:March 03, 2016
To:March 09, 2016
Are initiatives aimed at disabled artists just a way to make the arts sector feel good about itself, an exercise in discrimination when what is really needed is an even playing field? Cornwall-based artist Stacey Guthrie argues that what is really required is more inclusion and less segregation.
As part of the Paying artists advocacy materials I am researching examples of openly-published exhibition policies on the websites for publicly-funded galleries. I have come across some – for example fabrica.org.uk/info-for-artists/exhibiting/ and www.g39.org/cgi-bin/website.cgi?place=infomation that provide some useful information. I thought […]
Cara Courage examines the evidence about the gender imbalance in the arts workforce and asks whether it’s really down to women wanting to ‘have it all’.
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.
Explores the barriers preventing greater equality of access to the creative and cultural sector.
The latest arts policy and funding developments.
Arts Professionals recent survey shows that arts organisers across all art forms are badly paid, with over half earning less than £25K annually.