The UK Government is undertaking an extensive consultation on copyright, proposing significant changes to the way visual artists could be renumerated for their work or protected by copyright. DACS is consulting with artists in order to feed in to this process and ensure our voices are heard and is keen to gather responses from you which will help us to shape its contribution to the consultation
a-n The Artists Information Company has launched Granted! - a new professional development programme designed especially for artists and visual arts freelancers, Granted aims to give them the confidence and know-how to move their practice and projects forward.
Within this ever-more-complex arts ecology, visual arts students and new artists more than ever need faster access to good quality contextual and guidance resources that will give them genuine insights into their careers and future employment.
Publication of the Annual report for 2010/11 from a-n The Artists Information Company raises issues about how we measure performance in the subsidised visual arts. a-n’s mission is to stimulate and support contemporary visual arts and raise awareness of the value of artists in society.
Tracey Emin believes the visual arts have a key role to play in our country's economic growth.
Sir Nicholas Serota, director of the Tate galleries and Gregor Muir, executive director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) examine just how much potential there is for the visual arts to contribute to the growth of the economy.
On 30 November many workers are took part in the TUC Day of Action, rallying against the Government’s proposed changes to public sector retirement age and pension entitlements, that will reduce their income on retirement and impact on the quality of their elderly lives.