Artists

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Policy

Paying the artist

To improve the living and working conditions of artists and practitioners, the Irish Arts Council has introduced a policy advocating appropriate remuneration.
Report

COVID-19, digital inclusion, and the Australian cultural sector: a research snapshot

This snapshot reports on the preliminary findings from research that asked how digital inclusion affected the Australian cultural sector in the wake of COVID-19.
Report

COVID-19 was an unexpected intermission for creative arts workers in Victoria: but what happens next? A research snapshot

The arts industry in Victoria has been seriously affected by public health-related state government restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. RMIT researchers invited creative arts workers to share their pandemic experiences in an online qualitative survey. This publication outlines some of the key findings.
Discussion paper

Consultation paper on growing the Indigenous visual arts industry

This paper includes information on activities the federal government is currently undertaking to support artists, art centres and the industry, and asks questions of the sector to inform future activities, especially considering the full long-term effects of COVID-19.
Report

Public displays of affection: how can artists rebrand soft power?

This publication reports on a conference that explored the relationship of arts and cultural initiatives to soft-power agendas which, along with ‘market’ and ‘audience development,’ often underpin the Australian government’s investment in international arts activities.
Report

Making sense of the termination right: how the system fails artists and how to fix it

The termination system was designed to protect authors and their heirs against unprofitable or inequitable agreements. This report explores the right of authors to terminate a copyright license or grant and regain rights in their works—even if their contracts contain language to the contrary.
Website

Arts Resource Hub

The Arts Resource Hub was set up by the Singapore National Arts Council in August 2019 to provide freelance arts workers with resources to sustainably continue their practice, unlock opportunities and grow careers.
Strategy

ACT artists-in-residence policy

This policy aims to help Australian Capital Territory to achieve the goal to be regarded nationally and internationally as home to a comprehensive program of highly regarded artist residencies.
Report

Shifting paradigms

Several major themes emerged from the stories of Canadian artists heard during this inquiry, including the increasing value gap, the decline in the artistic middle class, the impact of technology on creative industries and changes in consumer culture.
Report

A profile of creative professionals

This report finds the majority of creative professionals covered in the survey have difficulty making a sustainable living from their principal artform or creative practice. Most rely on other sources of financial support such as another job or a partner’s income to survive, and most...