Research Papers - a-n The Artists Information Company

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Artists’ work in 2013

Susan Jones’ analysis and commentary of Artists’ work in 2013 uses data drawn from a-n.co.uk/jobs to track current trends in artists’ employment.

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The art of living dangerously

Provocation urging all those working with arts and culture to rethink their contribution to a vision of sustainable development that benefits the whole of society.

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The art of living dangerously
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The Art of Living Dangerously

Provocation urging all those working with arts and culture to rethink their contribution to a vision of sustainable development that benefits the whole of society.

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Paying Artists Research: Literature and Approaches Review

A short paper that briefly reviews some of the existing literature – research, resources and approaches to artists’ terms and conditions in exhibition practice – which have been referenced or provided useful context and comparison for the Paying Artists Study.

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Paying artists related texts
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Paying artists: Related texts

Dany Louise collates material that is being widely shared across social media and peer networks to provide fascinating insights around the broad topic of payment of and working conditions for freelance arts professionals, complementing the more traditional Literature review that has been produced by DHA.

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A guide to research into artists fees and payments
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A guide to research into fees and payments to artists

Susan Jones introduces a collation of key documents and evidence that informed a-n’s publication of fees and payments guidance and good practice documents. This report aims to widen understanding of the history and prior good practice thinking and attitudes around payment to artists.

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Paying artists research Phase 2 interviews
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Paying Artists Research: Phase 2 findings

Second phase of research study commissioned by a-n and AIR looking at artists experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded venues. Overview of main findings from interviews with artists and publicly-funded venues that deepens understanding of data Phase 1 findings and explores perceptions and issues from both sides of the experience.

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Paying Artists Research Phase 1 findings
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Paying Artists Research: Phase 1 findings

Research study commissioned by a-n and AIR looking at artists’ experiences of exhibiting in publicly-funded galleries. Phase 1 is based on an online survey exploring artists’ experiences of exhibition practice.

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Masato Nakamura
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Artist as Leader: Masato Nakamura

6 December 2011. 3331 Chiyoda, Tokyo. Edited transcript of recorded interview.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, Masato Nakamura discusses his commitment to transforming the art education system in Japan, and the inauguration of a new model of art centre “founded on the basis of artist leadership”.

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Reoccuring themes around graduate employability
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The lay of the land

Reviews approaches to teaching professional practice within fine and applied arts programmes and identifies the role a-n and other professional development organisations can have in supporting student learning in the future.

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The lay of the land

Sarah Rowles research looks at approaches to teaching professional practice within fine and applied arts programmes and identifies the role a-n and other professional development organisations can have in supporting student learning in the future. Pdf, Requires pdf reader.

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David Wison
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Artist as leader: David Wilson

17 February 2012. The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Los Angeles. Recording Time: 39 minutes.
As part of his Artist as Leader research, Joshua Sofaer talks to David Wilson, the Director of The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles, about the “grey areas” and “inspiration as a form of leading”.

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Artist as leader: Kate Love

31 January 2012. Soho, London. Recording Time: 56 minutes
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, Kate Love, Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, interrogates the idea of the ‘artist as leader’ by considering both the meaning and use of the phrase: “If you are allied to the left you are far more likely to be sceptical of the idea of leadership.”

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First Draft, Sydney.
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Artist as leader: First Draft

16 November 2011. First Draft Gallery, Sydney. Recording Time: 36 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, 4 directors of Sydney based First Draft discuss how the project’s reputation for “conquering the new” has developed as its aims have shifted from supporting emerging women artists to encompass all new and emerging practitioners.

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Richard Hicks (left) and Richard Layzell (right).
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Artist as leader: Richard Layzell and Richard Hicks

28 December 2011. Soho, London. Recording Time: 50 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, artist Richard Layzell and businessman Richard Hicks discuss Layzell’s 7 year tenure as ‘Visionaire’ at AIT software where he created bespoke events that addressed the problems and needs of the developing company.

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Field Theory
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Artist as leader: Field Theory

1 November 2011, Performance Space, Sydney. Recording Time: 52 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, 3 members of Melbourne based artists’ collective Field Theory discuss cultural leadership in relation to what they do: “In terms of what being a leader in this field [of live art] means, there is no precedent; we have to forge a path.”

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Cornelia Parker
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Artist as leader: Cornelia Parker

1 February 2012, Shoreditch, London. Recording Time: 33 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, sculptor and installation artist Cornelia Parker discusses how she came to art making and her reluctance to assume the position of leader: “All my work is about undoing positions of power”.

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Artist as Leader
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Artist as leader: Or should that be ‘redael’?

As the Clore Leadership Programme’s first dedicated ‘Artist Fellow’, Joshua Sofaer set about exploring what ‘Artist as Leader’ might mean. Here he shares an overview of what his research revealed.

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Reflections on collaboration

Drawing on a-n’s Collaborative relationships series along with other key research publications, Chris Fremantle asks “Who is collaborating? Who ‘wins’ and what do they ‘win’?” From the a-n Collections series. PDF [size 100 kbs]. Requires PDF reader.

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Reflections on collaboration

Chris Fremantle highlights key themes and issues around collaboration making use of a-n’s extensive archive of texts on the subject.

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