Arts organisations call on Government to protect artists
Leading arts organisations, including the Contemporary Visual Arts Network (of which we are part), have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP asking him to protect the livelihoods of visual artists affected by COVID-19.
Fair & Equitable
Like the rest of the sector, we were both surprised and delighted at the news announced late last night by the Government of a £1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s arts and heritage institutions.
However, without artists, there is no art. All regions and venues of all sizes should be accounted for in the distribution; no-one should be forgotten.
Arts bailout delay leaves jobs at risk in UK and theatres on brink of ruin
‘Complexity and volume of applications’ stalls hand-out of £1.57bn pledged in July – via The Guardian.