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Arts Councils: Four Nations International Fund

Arts Council England are partnering with Arts Council Northern Ireland, Arts Council Wales/Wales Arts International and Creative Scotland to launch the Four Nations International Fund, a small-scale f… Continue Reading Arts Councils: Four Nations International Fund

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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… Continue Reading SET

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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… Continue Reading Shipment

  • 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… Continue Reading KitMapper

  • 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… Continue Reading Art Licks

  • 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… Continue Reading New Contemporaries

  • 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… Continue Reading Art Monthly

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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… Continue Reading What is an internship?

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Peer Mentoring (Nottingham Session) at BackLit

The Exchange Salon is a new online artists development programme by Artquest. It bridges the peer support provision from one-off Z-Crits and the independently-run Peer Forum project. Sessions combine… Continue Reading Exchange Salon

Artquest are partnering with the Museum of the Home who are funding a new research residency for an early career London-based artist. The artist selected for the Unlocking the Collections residency is… Continue Reading Unlocking the Collections

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Simon Paris – Theatre Director and Producer. From postponed ‘The Importance of Being… Earnest?’ Real audience members are cast on the spot to star in a play when the lead actor… Continue Reading The Light of Day

© Helena Hunter, Falling Birds, 2021

Pablo Colella of Disconnected Bodies and artist Helena Hunter in conversation with Nick Kaplony of Artquest https://vimeo.com/539662926 • Date: Thursday 15 April, 7–8 pm • Venue: online via Zoom With… Continue Reading Reaching audiences online

Free one-to-one remote advice sessions for London based artists from Artquest staff and freelance artist-career specialists. In 2020 we took our live studio advice visits online, in response to restri… Continue Reading Outpost Online

Artwork by Jonas Pequeno the intern on the AWP Internships programme at Gasworks 2019-20

Developing our AWP Internships for the COVID-19 / coronavirus age of physical distancing and working from home, this pilot aims to test and refine guidance for partly remote arts internships, ensure e… Continue Reading AWP Hybrid Internships: a pilot

Research

To initiate our AWP Hybrid Internships pilot project, we commissioned Dr Charlotte Webb to research existing models, barriers that could be experienced by interns and organisations, and further opport… Continue Reading Hybrid Internships in Small Scale Arts Organisations

The awardees for Adaptations 2021 are Emma Edmonson and Lu Williams (Dog Ear), Libby Heaney and Tamara Stoll Emma Edmonson and Lu Williams (Dog Ear) This slideshow requires JavaScript. Lu Williams cre… Continue Reading Adaptations

Artquest activity during the covid-19 pandemic

Resources and artist-led projects responding to the coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic This page is no longer being updated: for the latest links, advice and information, see our temporary new home page.… Continue Reading Artquest and covid-19 / coronavirus

Black Lives Matter

Resources, education, donations and links for Black Lives Matter and associated projects Artquest stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement (including Black Lives Matter UK) in calling… Continue Reading Black Lives Matter statement and resources

Peer Mentoring workshop at the ICA

Z-Crits are informal, fast-paced online crit sessions for artists. Registration for Z-Crits session 7 is now open. Peer Mentoring workshop at the ICA Z-Crit 7 Deadline for Registration: Monday 18 Octo… Continue Reading Z-Crits