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British Artists Create Art to Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

As reported in Artinfo: "In response to the British government’s proposal to cut funding for the arts by 25 percent, British artists have taken not to the streets, but to their studios. Under the aegis of the Turning Point Network...more

advocacy   artists   Oct 27, 2010 • Views:6131 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Institute for DIVERSITY in the ARTS

The Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) is an interdisciplinary program in the humanities that involves students in the study of culture, identity and diversity through artistic expression. Our mission is to engage artists, students and the loc...more

diversity   education   artists   Apr 27, 2010 • Views:6975 • Comments: 0


 
 

Artists In the Workforce

Of all the popular stereotypes of the modern artist, when is the last time that you saw artists portrayed as significant contributers to the nation's economy?  In 2008, the NEA released Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005.  It is the first ...more

artists   advocacy   May 28, 2010 • Views:4709 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:12183 • Comments: 0


 

Machine Project: Innovative Homes for Artists

Art21 Blog recently posted a fascinating article by Mark Allen, Founder of Machine Project in Los Angeles.  In his write-up, he discusses Machine's recent "Artist In Residency" collaboration with UCLA's Hammer Museum in which they are ...more

artists   Jul 12, 2010 • Views:3062 • Comments: 0


 

YouTube Gem: Proposal Plea 01

In honor of REDCAT's upcoming 2010 New Original Works Festival, this week features a performance art gem by current Executive Director of REDCAT, Mark Murphy.  Video taped long before he became the director of one of the country's most innovativ...more

artists   Jul 19, 2010 • Views:2361 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Greatest Policy Threat of our Time: Assignable Copyright?

Check out ArtsJournal's weeklong discussion on artists and copyright for some lively dialogue: www.artsjournal.com/artists/2010/07/creative-right.html Image: Water by Arthur van der Lee via www.everystockphoto.com ...more

advocacy   artists   technology   Jul 28, 2010 • Views:5804 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Arts Presenters Programs Support Vision

  The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) is the national service and advocacy organization dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts presenting field and the professionals who work within it. Vision...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Sep 15, 2010 • Views:11724 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Economic (Self?) Oppression of American Artists

David Ian Moss (Fractured Atlas, Createquity) recently published an article talking about his own journey as a musician who chose to go to business school.  In the article he discusses how individual artists (specifically composers and musicians...more

artists   advocacy   education   Sep 16, 2010 • Views:5605 • Comments: 0


 

NEA Reveals Diverse Audiences Attend Outdoor Festivals

"Racial diversity is a hallmark of outdoor arts festivals, says NEA audience study" LA Times (October 29, 2010) "A key finding, the NEA says, is that the goal of a racially and ethnically mixed audience for arts and culture is realize...more

diversity   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:4036 • Comments: 0