Montreal, 12.19.17—Connecting Which Canadian Audiences and Artists?—Since public arts funding at the CAC is now tasked with serving Canadians as well as artists, those responsible for distributing public funds must have a clear understanding of who makes up these Canadian publics with which artists must connect. 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” »»
Montréal, October 12, 2017 – As you have likely already heard, Flotilla, this year’s new and exciting rethink of ARCA’s biennial national gathering, was a resounding success. Hats off to Becka Viau, her stellar team, and everyone at Atlantis for organizing a memorable conference. Read more
Montréal, August 24, 2017 – With Flotilla, the artist-run network’s 2017 (trans)national conference fast approaching (September 21-24), there’s still time to buy your all-access passes offered either at the student/underwaged or regular rate. Flotilla promises to be a unique conference, reflecting the existing practice in the Atlantic region of meeting annually. Read more
Montréal, October 19, 2016 – Part of ARCA’s mandate is to produce studies. Luckily, community based research is made easier today with recent developments in online data collecting and processing platforms. Members of the RCAAQ, frustrated with their own work conditions, have mobilized to update a 2005 survey on human resources. Read L’arca in the loop No. 7
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Mustering the verve and warmth of an East Coast kitchen party, The Association of Artist-Run Centres from the Atlantic hosts the biennial gathering of artist-run centres from across Canada in Charlottetown, in September 2017.
ARCA is proud to share some thoughts on its recent participation in the East of There meeting held from June 20-23 in Saint John, NB, an event organized to coincide with the annual assemblies of the Association of Artist-Run Centres from the Atlantic (AARCA) and Atlantic Provinces Art Galleries Association (APAGA).
Ten years after Tiré à part/Off Printing, a symposium on publishing in artist-run centres, organised by Le Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogéré du Québec (RCAAQ), the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference (ARCCC/CCCAA, aka ARCA) is proud to announce that, in recognition of recent shifts and developments in independent art publishing, it will be organizing a forum on the topic of Independent art writing, production and circulation as part of East of There, an expanded meeting of visual art professionals to take place at the New Brunswick museum from June 20-23, 2013.
In this photo from ten years ago, John Murchie of Struts, who will be retiring this spring, and, in the background, Michelle Bush (ex Eastern Edge), Felicity Tayler and Aneesa Hashmi (ex La Centrale), Le Lieu, Québec, 2003.