Internships good practice case study: AWP Internships 2012

The Artquest & Widening Participation (AWP) Internships programme was launched in 2012 as a pilot project to support recent graduates by providing them with paid experience with some of London’s m …

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Anonymous: Where have all the massive cocks gone?

In mid-2013 Stuart Shave, the director of Modern Art exhibited a series of preparatory drawings by Tom of Finland. The show consisted of thirty figurative works that were studies for the artists’ high …

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Anonymous: Dis-United Kingdom

A terraced house in London costs on average £550,000: that is four times the cost elsewhere in what used to be the United Kingdom. Since the introduction of the National Lottery and the opening of Tat …

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Anonymous: It’s popular, but what’s the value?

This is a true story: An artist attends an interview for a site-specific public art commission involving aspects of community participation. Within a few days she is told she did not get the job. Simu …

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Soraya Rodriguez and Doug Fishbone: the education problem, or, how art schools could encourage more diverse ways to be an artist

Do art schools promote too narrow a vision of what an artist’s career is like, to a narrowing range of students? http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failure-the-education-problem With Soraya Rodrigu …

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Ellie Rees and Lucy Newman Cleeve: the family problem, or, how the art world should work for artists with children

Our fourth talk from the System Failure series, we look at the specific issues facing artists raising families while trying to earn money to support them. http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failure …

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Mark Gubb and Angela Kennedy: the money problem, or, how artists could be paid more than £10,000 a year

Without artists, there is no art world – no Frieze or commercial galleries or arts-led regeneration. Why are we paid so badly, and what can we do about it? http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failur …

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Duncan Smith and Kirsten Dunne: the city problem, or, how artists can benefit from urban regeneration

What part do artists really play in the regeneration of cities – and how might they combat being priced out of studios and homes? http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failure-the-city-problem With Du …

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John Kieffer and Gilane Tawadros: the funding problem, or, a better way to distribute public funding

How could the arts be financially supported in more efficient ways that better benefit artists? http://soundcloud.com/artquest/system-failure-the-funding-problem With John Kieffer and Gilane Tawadros. …

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Melanie Manchot: on social engagement and ethics

To launch a new series of artist talks programmed by the DACS Foundation, the artist Melanie Manchot presented her latest project, Twelve – a major multi channel video installation exploring the intim …

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