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Culture Seeds

Culture Seeds is part of the Mayor of London’s draft Strategy for Culture, Culture for all Londoners. It’s part of the Mayor’s ambition to put culture at the heart of local communities, where it belon …

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SET

SET is a multifaceted arts and community initiative based in numerous centres across London. SET curates an eclectic and experimental arts programme alongside affordable artist workspace. SET projects …

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  • Shipment artist-led, installation, interdisciplinary

    Shipment is a moving, artist-led gallery that occupies a trail of liminal locations to present site-specific, creative projects. The gallery’s main go …

  • KitMapper digital, discount, moving image, photography

    For artists who own or want to rent audio visual kit, a digital SLR, a PA system, or maybe even a 16mm projector. List your kit on KitMapper and you g …

  • Art Licks artist-led, press

    Art Licks launched in 2010 and has since grown to provide an essential platform and voice for the lesser-known and under-represented activities that f …

  • New Contemporaries graduate show, visual arts

    New Contemporaries is the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British art schools. Since 1949 New Contemporaries has consist …

  • Art Monthly press

    Since 1976, Art Monthly has been a leading magazine for contemporary visual art. Published ten times a year, it provides in-depth features, interviews …

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Featured How to Articles

What is an internship?

Until the 1970s the term ‘internship’ was used rarely outside of the field of medicine and, even in this context, rarely outside of the US. Today, the scale of internships in the UK has been called en …

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  • Pensions for self-employed people employment, pension, self employment

    Kay Linnell and Nick Wilson of Accounts Action Ltd shed some light on the different pension options …

  • Approaching gallery curators curator, getting an exhibition, network

    How do curators operate within and outside of the gallery? Here we cover some points for artists to …

  • Own Art: How and why do collectors collect? collector

    This series of films, commissioned by Own Art as a way to introduce their programme, also gives an i …

  • Rhian Solomon: on residencies interview, residency

    Artist Rhian Solomon talks about some of her residency experiences, looking at ways to find and fund …

  • When to apply for grants application, grant, publicly funded

    Making grant applications takes a lot of time, and is highly competitive: avoid wasting your resourc …

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Getting an Exhibition

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Up to £3,700 to help artists from under-represented backgrounds find work assisting more established artists Assist is a pilot project that will connect artist-assistants from backgrounds under-repres …

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Conway Hall Library fireplace, photo Andrew Shaylor

A new annual research residency from Artquest in partnership with Conway Hall Humanist Library and Archives. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Key Dates Deadline: 10am Monday 15 July 2019 Shortlisti …

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Interior of The Silver Building, Silvertown, development by Nick Hartwright / Soda Studio 2018

An annual online journal drawing together the art world with wider social, economic and cultural issues. Interior of The Silver Building, Silvertown, development by Nick Hartwright / Soda Studio 2018 …

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AWP Internships is an annual internship scheme that places recent graduates from University of the Arts London in high-quality internships at some of London’s most respected small scale arts organisat …

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Peer Forum, Artquest’s annual Peer Mentoring programme aims to assist artists by providing them with the funding, space and resources necessary to establish their own peer mentoring groups. Artquest a …

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Artquest staff work a day a month at artist studios to give advice, receive feedback and keep in touch with what artists need. Artquest’s programme staff and artists spend one day a month working in s …

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Primer on Kindle

Everything that new graduates need to know about being an artist. Primer is an ebook for new fine art graduates and emerging artists covering the things you need to consider in your first couple of ye …

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