Covid-19 impact survey: “a stark reminder of precarity in the arts”
Drawing on the findings of a-n’s recent survey and reflecting the views of over 4,000 members, the Covid-19 impact survey report provides robust insights into the emerging impacts of the public health crisis with 93% of respondents reporting that their practice or career has been affected by the outbreak. – via a-n news
An Open Letter to the Chancellor
The Contemporary Visual Art Network (CVAN)’s Open Letter to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak Secretary to the Treasury Kemi Badenoch MP and DCMS Secretary of State Oliver Dowden about the impact of Covid-19 on the Visual Arts and how to save an art form that plays a central role in the UK’s economy and society.
‘We hope we can survive’ – Digbeth venue which closed its doors a year ago hanging on by a thread
Centrala has been a fixture in Digbeth for almost ten years but the pandemic has forced it to run out of cash and face an uncertain future which could see its doors close forever. – via Birmingham Mail