A new year of art

19 January 2018 0

Happy new year!  I was delighted to kick off 2018 as a panellist for the ‘Art for Everyone’ event at St Cross College, Oxford, this week.  The panel, chaired by British-Iranian photographer Cyrus Mahboubian, also included Paul Hobson, director of Modern Art Oxford; and Natasha Arselan, founder of AucArt, an innovative new online auction house… Read More »

Reaching Out to artists at the EU Digitisation of Cultural Heritage conference

10 August 2016 0

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to the EU Conference on Digitisation of Cultural Heritage, ‘Ready to Reach Out’ (29 and 30 June 2016, Amsterdam).  This event brought together policy makers, institutional senior management, frontline curators and researchers to share knowledge and discuss strategies for improved practice in the use and impact of digital… Read More »

New survey of visual artists based in England: Artists’ Livelihoods. Closes 25 March 2016.

Artquest, A-N The Artists Information Company and a number of other partners have recently announced a comprehensive study of how visual artists in England make a living.  This is part of Arts Council England work to better understand the economic pressures and opportunities for contemporary visual artists, and support advocacy for artists and their work.… Read More »

Project supporter: DACS for Artists

29 January 2016 0

My current project is only possible due to support from DACS, a non-profit visual artists’ rights management organisation (http://www.dacs.org.uk/).  Visit the DACS blog for their introduction to my project: http://www.dacs.org.uk/latest-news/phd-dacs-oxford-internet-institute-ruskin. Based in London, DACS has been working since the 1980s to promote the rights of visual artists, specifically in terms of advocating for fair payment for… Read More »