FLOW TILLA THRILLA by Hank Bull

 

Read « FLOW TILLA THRILLA », keynote remarks delivered by HANK BULL at the opening of Flotilla, the biennial gathering of artist-run centres from across Canada in Charlottetown, on September 23, 2017. « What brings us together if not a strategy? In 1986, ANNPAC, as ARCA was known back then, organized an international conference called “Strategies for Survival” »»

A Review of International Artist-run NASO Models

 

An examination of selected international models of artist-run national arts service organizations commissioned by ARCA with support from the Leadership for Change program at the Canada Council for the Arts. The study was produced by MDR Communications, published in January 2017 and circulated to other National Arts Service Organizations in the visual and media arts »»

The Grey Guide in print

 

Kick off launch on September 23rd, 2017, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Nautilus Nautilus, an Or Bookstore kiosk in partnership with Flotilla , Charlottetown, PE Also available at  Le Port de Tête (Montréal), Art Metropole (Toronto) and the Or bookstore (Vancouver) as of September 23rd. The Grey Guide to Artist-Run Publishing and Circulation is the most cutting edge guide on art publishing in »»

Faceted Taxonomy of Publication Forms

 

This is a faceted taxonomy of publishing forms and genres typically used in visual arts publishing. The idea is to show how, in artist-led publishing, the aesthetic choice of form is critical to attracting a public and to facilitating circulation through atypical trade routes. Consult the taxonomy here .

Cultureculture: a survey on internships

 

Cultureculture is looking to create a more mutually-beneficial internship model for arts workers and we need your help. INTERNS: What did your internship look like? Please share your experiences in our survey at www.cultureculture.ca before August 15. Both you and your organization will be anonymous, and the data we collect will help us advocate for more equitable work in the arts.

L’ARCA in 12 briefs

 

L’ARCA is a micropublication produced to accompany ARCA’s Saturday November 14, 2015 plenary*, from12:00 – 2:00, Layton Room, Ryerson Student Centre (Toronto), as part of the conference Artists at the Center: Moving from the Margins to Inclusion. Consisting in the edited print incarnation of twelve bilingual briefs disseminated weekly from August 25 to November 10, 2015, produced to provide a holistic sense of ARCA’s activities as they are connected to current cultural events.

Strategies in support of art appreciation

 

The following strategies were presented by Adriana de Oliveira, lecturer at l’École des arts visuels et médiatiques at UQÀM and project leader at Centre de création pédagogique Turbine, as part of the Forum on visual arts dissemination held in Montréal, 20 & 21 February 2015, in conjunction with l’Association des groupes en arts visuels francophone (AGAVF)’s 12th annual members’ meeting.

Bibliography: In Dialogue with the Book

 

Publications selected in this bibliography establish a dialogue with the book as object or concept, invest it as a platform for diffusion, play with its materiality, or investigate its inherent relationship to language.

Bibliography: Idiosyncrasies

 

This bibliography gathers titles published by Canadian and Québécois artist-run centres, which chronicle their history or important moments of their development. Far from being exhaustive, this bibliography begs to be completed and expanded by readers.

Sélection: a Catalog of Essays and Critical Theory

 

Far from being exhaustive, the present Sélection of Canadian artist-run centres’ publications—many bilingual in French and English, representing mostly the Québec and French Canadian scenes in Canada—presents a cross-section of titles published from 1991 to today. This initiative stems from a desire to revive or re-circulate key texts and documents produced by the network and thereby to shed light on ARCs’ contributions to the development of critical discourses about contemporary art in Canada.