Scene Report: Stoke-on-Trent – a malleable city with creative potential
Selina Oakes profiles the artistic scene in Stoke-on-Trent for a-n.
Head to head: can a toolkit solve the sector’s class problem?
This year Jerwood Arts published a toolkit for cultural organisations, designed to encourage greater socio-economic diversity in the arts. Julie Lomax, Chief Executive of a-n The Artists Information Company, sees it as a starting point for helping solve the sector’s ‘class crisis’ – but arts consultant Chrissie Tiller isn’t so sure. – via Arts Professional
New Irish initiative acknowledges professional status of artists applying for Jobseekers Allowance
The new one-year pilot scheme has been developed in partnership between the department of social protection and the department of arts, heritage, regional, rural and Gaeltacht affairs, in consultation with Visual Artists Ireland and The Irish Writers Centre.