ARCPulse – ARCA’s Newsletter

 

After a long pause in regular communications, ARCA is excited to announce that we are relaunching our newsletter! Delivered monthly, ARCPulse will be a resource for ARCA to communicate news regarding projects supported by ARCA, as well as national advocacy efforts. Subscribe to our mailing list to receive ARCPulse!  http://eepurl.com/ix1_a6

THE FUTURE OF CONFERENCES AND ARTIST-RUN CENTRES

 

The Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference (ARCA) is hosting a moderated session on the future of conferences in the arts and is seeking your feedback on how to move forward. With digital models being fine-tuned and pandemic pressures lessening in many regions, the expectation to begin meeting in person again has surfaced. Considering the changes »»

Video: What is an Artist-Run Centre?

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What is an Artist-Run Centre? A new informational video designed for: Artist-run centres seeking private and corporate revenues Educators teaching students about the Canadian art system Advocates seeking to raise awareness among government agencies and officials Video Links and Press Release: Press Release – PDF View and download the video View and download the subtitled version for Deaf and hard of hearing Please help ARCA Circulate the Video Widely In addition to encouraging your donors, sponsors »»

The Silver Guide to Non-Monetary Transactions

 

ARCA, in partnership with the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is proud to launch The Silver Guide to Non-Monetary Transactions, a digital, interactive resource designed to assist managers in small not-for-profit arts organizations document and account for in-kind exchanges and donations of goods and services (non-monetary transactions). To access the Silver Guide to Non-Monetary Transactions: »»

Digital Literacy in Six Micro-Bites: The PDF

 

ARCA is proud to launch “Digital Literacy in Six Micro-Bites,” its latest publication produced for workers in artist-run centres and other small arts organizations. Download Digital Literacy in Six Micro-Bites: The PDF Key concepts The publication’s objective is to demystify digital culture. Each of the six essays focuses on a key concept such as discoverability, linked and open data, cloud computing, online »»

COVID-19 Impact Survey: Conclusions

 

Earned revenue comprises roughly 10% of our operating budget. Considering the breadth and the volume of services we offer, this figure was already too small. We give away more and more because our communities are subject to debt deflation: they need more from us and are less and less favorably positioned economically in order to »»

Digital Reconfigurations

 

Digital Reconfigurations–For this final digital literacy micro-bite, we originally thought we’d examine what the digital future has in store for us while addressing some larger issues like the environment, cybersecurity, and self-sufficiency. But given our current, exceptional circumstances, we decided to take a more practical approach and look at the notion of reconfiguration.     »»

Online Documentation and Archives

 

This article considers the possibilities of archives and documentation, with a specific focus on their online dissemination and circulation. Particular emphasis will be placed on archive and documentation access and reuse by the greatest number of users possible. In the history of archiving, this was not always the most popular approach. Some archivists continue to »»