Taxation and the Artist

 

The Canadian Arts Coalition has created a Committee on Taxation and the Artist in partnership with many NASO organizations including CARFAC, IMAA, and the Canadian Dance Assembly. April Britski of CARFAC National has been leading this committee, with support from Co-Chair Kate Cornell. The Committee is focused on the fair treatment of professional artists regarding »»

L’arca in the loop #20

 

Already the end of the year and the last issue of our newsletter before the summer holidays! And whenever one thinks “year-end” one must also think “reports.” > Read more

L’arca in the loop #19

 

Artist-Run Centres: Sites of Political Tensions > In the previous edition of “l’arca in the loop,” I mentioned the fact that tension in board/staff relations sometimes seems inherent to the political life of ARC. This tension, without being Manichean, begets risk and opportunity. But governance is not a science. > Read more

Artist-Run Centres: Sites of Political Tensions

 

Editorial by Anne Bertrand in l’arca in the loop—#19   In the previous edition of “l’arca in the loop,” I mentioned the fact that tension in board/staff relations is inherent to the political life of artist-run centres (ARC). At the risk of sounding moralistic, this tension, without being Manichean, begets risk and opportunity. In other »»

L’arca in the loop #18

 

Montreal, April 25, 2018—Artistic Risk Taking Without Financial Risk? In light of recent events that have rocked the artist-run community, some made public, others not, I am reminded of the crucial role played by boards of directors in not-for-profit artist-run organizations in Canada. > Read more

L’arca in the loop #17

 

Montreal, March 15, 2018—Sometimes it’s useful to step back and let the news speak for the dynamism in our artist-centred network. Here’s wishing everyone the courage to keep doing what you do, today and everyday. > Read more

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 »»