ARCA is proud to invite you to complete the following survey titled Assessing Professional Conditions for Performance Artists in Canada developed at the instigation of an ad hoc group of performance art organizers gathered in Calgary, as part of the M:ST festival in October 2016. The survey is intended for all artistic organizations that program performance art. The questionnaire was developed with input »»
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
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
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” »»
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 »»
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 »»
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 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 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.
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.