75,000 Canadian artists unite: it’s time for a basic income Today, we join 30+ arts organizations and 250+ independent artists and cultural workers, through one united voice: we call upon the Government of Canada to ensure the financial well-being of all residents by implementing a permanent Basic Income Guarantee. A Public Letter from the Arts Community for a Basic Income Guarantee Join the co-authors of the public »»
May 15, 2020 – Anne Bertrand Bids Farewell to ARCA; Departure for Retirement of Bastien Gilbert, Director of RCAAQ; Taqralik Partridge named Nordic Lab Director; COVID-19 Impact Survey: Conclusions; Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS); Mutual Support Network in the Arts; Digital Reconfigurations, by Isabelle L’Heureux; Call For Proposals. —à la »»
WEEKLY/COVID-19 /04–Initial Response: Impact Survey–Preliminary results from the Impact survey circulated to artist-run centres. ARCA has received 74 responses to its survey of the COVID-19 impact on artist-run centres launched March 26, and covering the initial 30 days of self-distancing measures. Researcher Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte is in the process of analyzing results that will be »»
Weekly x COVID-19 /03 —16 avril 2020— À LA UNE. Acknowledging the challenges of closing artist-run centers (ARCs) due to COVID-19, CARFAC offers the following recommendations for alternative and online programming to help centers mitigate the impact of cancellations and postponements of activities on artists and other self-employed workers in this time of crisis. While »»
The members of the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference met recently to debrief the results of the latest Artist-Run Centres multi-year operating program peer evaluation for 2014-2017. The following is an overview of their observations and the basis for further discussions and actions.
Members of the Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec (RCAAQ) met over the course of two days on the topic of self-financing – a topic that has, over the course of the last years, increasingly infiltrated, if not monopolized conversations in boards across the ARC network.