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

L’arca in the loop #11


Montréal, June 8, 2017 – Many of the members’ questions focused on translation. As a majority francophone constituency, the questions stemmed from the long-standing concern that applications submitted in French are not given the same consideration as those submitted in English. Read responses given by François Dion and Linda Nordstrom. Read more

L’arca in the loop #10


Montréal, February 15, 2017 – ARCA IS proud to announce the imminent release of The Grey Guide to Artist-Run Publishing and Circulation. This volume groups a series of seven briefs researched and written by artist, critic, cultural worker and art librarian Felicity Tayler. Read more

L’arca in the Loop #9


Montréal, January 19, 2017 –  In this issue, members are reminded to register on the Canada Council for the Arts online portal, developed to streamline funding applications from individual artists, groups, and organizations. As of April 2017, all applications will transit via this portal. Read L’arca in the loop No. 9

L’arca in the Loop #8


Montréal, November 23, 2016 –  In a recently crafted collective statement ARCA joined an ad hoc group of arts service organizations in Québec, to advocate for more equitable policies supporting Canadian, Québécois and Indigenous artistic production and dissemination in the digital era as part of Canadian Heritage consultations. Read L’arca in the loop No. 8

L’arca in the Loop #7


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