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One Year On Brexit Survey July 2017: Headlines

Following on from a survey in July 2016 just after the EU referendum, we surveyed our members again one year on to continue to assess the ongoing impact of Brexit. Based on c1,200 survey responses, key headlines are summarised in this briefing paper.

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Brexit, Poland and the visual arts: “We will find ways to continue to work”

With a long and close relationship between the UK and Poland stretching back over generations, and an estimated 800,000 people born in Poland currently resident in the UK, what is the Polish view on Brexit and its implications for the visual arts? Emma Sumner talks to Polish artists, curators and visual arts professionals to find out.

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a-n members EU referendum survey: “The impact of Brexit has been immediate”

Following the result of the EU referendum in June, a-n’s member survey was a chance to get a sense of how Brexit might affect visual artists. Dany Louise highlights some of the survey findings including examples of how the decision to leave the EU is already affecting members who regularly work, exhibit or apply for opportunities in Europe.

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Post EU referendum: enabling conversations or the flight of cultural capital?

We asked artists, arts organisers and writers to comment on how leaving the EU might affect culture and creativity in the UK. Here, writer and researcher François Matarasso, mima’s Alistair Hudson, Katrina M Brown of the Common Guild, Modern Art Oxford director Paul Hobson, and artists Haroon Mirza, Joseph Young and Gordon Shrigley give their views.

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Conversation

Europe – as artists are we in, or out?

There are a number of articles already published on a-n News covering artists’ activities and opinions focused on the upcoming EU referendum (23 June 2016). As we publish more impartial coverage, a-n is interested in its members’ opinions too. We’d […]

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EU referendum: An artist responds in Newcastle

A recent artists’ discussion at The NewBridge Project, Newcastle saw three pro-EU speakers stressing the importance of voting to remain in the forthcoming EU Referendum. North East-based artist Lesley Guy reports.

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Creatives for Europe launch at House of Lords

Creatives for Europe, a coalition of organisations, trade unions and representative bodies from the arts and creative industries, launched last week with a panel discussion at the House of Lords. Pippa Koszerek reports.

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EU referendum: In or out – two opposing views on what the vote means to the arts

On Thursday 23 June, the EU Referendum will ask UK voters whether the country should remain a member of the European Union or leave. As the debate for and against Brexit intensifies, Munira Mirza makes the case for artists and those in the arts to vote to leave, while Clymene Christoforou argues that the UK should remain ‘at home’ in Europe.

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