l’arca in the loop — # 21

 

On ARCA’s radar this season, some emerging events to publicize in your networks. Upcoming topics to watch for in our monthly newsletter: digital literacy workshops, a pension plan adapted to our labour force, national conferences and why they matter, technological infrastructure for arts management, anti-harassment work. > Read more

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

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

L’arca in the loop #16

 

Montreal, Februray 15, 2018—Core Funding Results > Launch of the Visual Arts Marketplace Engagement Initiave > Tim Moore, New Board Member at ARCA > Toronto Art Book Fair/2018 Sobey Art Award Submissions > News from the Membership across Canada. Read more

L’arca in the loop #15

 

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

L’arca in the loop #14

 

Montreal, November 16, 2017 — MAKING A LIVING FROM YOUR ART — On December 7–8, ARCA will be attending the annual National Arts Service Organizations gathering in Ottawa. On the agenda: a panel titled “Building a Healthy Arts Ecology.” Read more

L’arca in the loop #13

 

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

L’arca in the loop #12

 

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