The recent Brexit Conference organised by the Creative Industries Federation gathered together Leavers and Remainers, political journalists and politicians, and a wide range of delegates working in the arts and culture, in an attempt to make sense of what Brexit will mean to the sector. Dany Louise reports.
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a-n and Castlefield Gallery announce the eight artists and one writer who will be participating in their partnership project the Artists’ International Delegation 2018, Budapest.
Castlefield Gallery and a-n are offering eight bursaries for artists based in the North West of England to participate in an eight-day delegation to Hungary, with four of the places reserved for a-n members.
Kathy McArdle, British Council Director of England and Cities, reflects on the international dimension of the UK City of Culture initiative.
The membership body identifies critical issues for the creative industries, arts and cultural education as the UK begins negotiations to leave the EU.
More than 200 artists, musicians, writers and art professionals including Anish Kapoor, Yinka Shonibare, Mark Titchner and Iwona Blazwick have pledged to take part in exhibitions and art projects around the world confronting the rise of right wing populism in the US, Europe and elsewhere.
With scrutiny of the government’s Brexit plans intensifying as Theresa May’s end of March deadline for triggering Article 50 to leave the EU gets nearer, artists are responding to the uncertain climate in a variety of ways. Pippa Koszerek, who as an artist is herself involved in Brexit-related events, takes a look at some forthcoming projects.
The gallery, which reopened in 2015 after a £8million redevelopment, is the only UK venue on a shortlist of 46.
At IAA Europe’s recent annual two-day general meeting in Berlin, a key workshop discussed the issue of social security and the mobility of visual artists within Europe. Pippa Koszerek reports that, despite Brexit, such discussions remain important to UK artists.
A new 73-page Brexit Report from the Creative Industries Foundation draws on evidence provided by its members in order to present a series of recommendations to government as well as highlighting the challenges that lie ahead for the sector.
At a few minutes before 3:22pm (central European time) yesterday I put my British passport along with the printed and signed copy of my online application for Swedish citizenship in to the post. Yesterday marked five years, to the day, […]
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.
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.
Clymene Christoforou of ISIS Arts, an organisation that works internationally with artists to produce and present contemporary art, film and new media, reflects on the spirit of collaboration that our EU status has enabled amongst British and European artists.
Geoffrey Brown of EUCLID shares his views on Brexit and provides a brief overview of practical implications for developing partnerships and applications for EU funding.
a-n’s Executive Director Jeanie Scott comments on the outcome of last week’s EU Referendum, and outlines how a-n will continue to support its membership as we navigate uncharted territory.
Creative Industries Federation chief executive John Kampfner and Art Fund director Stephen Deuchar on the arts post-Brexit.
As the UK votes to leave the EU, artists and those working in the visual arts have been responding on social media.
Artists and the wider visual arts community ask questions and share their views on Twitter in the Great British Artists’ EU Referendum Debate.
Artist and a-n staff member Pippa Koszerek spent her childhood in Luxembourg and went to a European School with children from other member states. Ahead of tomorrow’s EU referendum Twitter debate, co-organised by Koszerek with artist Joseph Young, she offers a personal view on why artists should vote to remain on 23 June.
a-n and the AIR Council invite artists and the wider visual arts community to ask questions and share their views this Thursday, 1-3pm on Twitter for The Great British Artists’ EU Referendum Debate.
Venue:Twitter, using the hashtag #EUartsdebate - Find us here: http://www.twitter.com/air_artists
Date:June 16, 2016 at 01:00 PM
Venue:Transition Gallery ShopSpace
From:June 17, 2016
To:June 25, 2016
The photographic artist Wolfgang Tillmans has created a series of posters against Brexit and highlighting what he believes are the humanitarian and democratic benefits of the UK remaining within the European Union.
Culture Action Europe are hosting a 72-hour ‘jam session’ asking: ‘Are artists and intellectuals obliged to engage in society and politics today?’