SAVE THE DATE: Future Proof, VASW regional event
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Friday 20 September 2019
10am – 5.30pm
Visual Arts South West (VASW), in partnership with Arnolfini, invites the arts sector to come together and take part in a day of learning. Join inspiring speakers to work collectively and consider our future amongst critical issues that are at play and out of our control: precarity and limited access to the field, the turn away from the European community, the rapid development of digital technologies and the climate crisis.
Unpacking ideas of success, failure and resilience, we will develop new strategies that will be needed to reflect a whole visual arts ecology for the future.
Full programme to be announced soon. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for Future Proof news.
19 Feb 2018
Visual Arts South West is delighted to welcome three new members to its steering group: Zoe Li, Emily Bull and Lara Goodband.
Why the arts make us more employable, and why the creative industries are our international economic life-raft
05 Mar 2018
The Cultural Learning Alliance and The Edge Foundation have released Briefing Paper No. 2: Employability & Enterprise: Why the arts make us more employable, and why the creative industries are our international economic life-raft.
06 Apr 2018
Bristol-based Action Hero – the collaboration of live art and performance makers Gemma Paintin and James Stenhouse – have this week become an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) and announced their ethical working policy.
01 Jun 2018
Visual Arts South West is pleased to announce the appointment of two co-Chairs to its Steering Group, succeeding the outgoing Chair, Helen Legg, Director, Spike Island, who is taking up the role of Director at Tate Liverpool.
14 Jan 2019
DIY arts is a peer to peer network for people in Bristol who work in the cultural sector to share thinking, advocate our needs to funders and policy makers and support each other.
21 Dec 2018
The Holburne Museum and The Edge at the University of Bath have been awarded a three year grant from the John Ellerman Foundation to fund a new shared post of Contemporary Art Curator.
30 Jan 2019
Visual Arts South West (VASW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Orrell to the role of Network Manager. Paula will take up the position in April 2019.
20 Sep 2019
Save the date for Future Proof, VASW's regional event which takes place on 20 September 2019 at Arnolfini, and invites the arts sector to come together and take part in a day of learning.