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.
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.
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.
The impact of public funding on creative processes in Australia: three case studies of visual artists
Artistic practices are subjected to numerous situational factors that simultaneously hinder and/or enable future artistic activity: public funding is positioned in this research as one such situational factor. This article explores the immediate impacts public funding has on the artistically creative processes of the funded...
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.
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.
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...
Promoting gender equality through the arts and creative industries: a review of case studies and evidence
To explore how art can be used to help promote gender equality in Victoria, VicHealth commissioned a research team from the University of Melbourne and Deakin University to review international, gender-related arts projects. This report document their key findings.