‘In Focus’ at The Barbican Centre, London

We were invited to present the project and give a workshop at ‘In Focus’ event at The Barbican Centre, London, on Wednesday 27th June 2018.

This event was a platform for discussing social class within the creative and cultural sector, organised by Create London, as part of a series of events in response to the report ‘Panic – Social Class, Taste and Inequalities in the Creative Industries’,  published in April 2018. You can find out more about this here .

Events During GI2018

During GI2018 we hosted a series of events to accompany ‘In Kind’ to further interrogate issues of artist precarity, opening up the debate on how lack of payment affects lack of diversity in the visual arts in Scotland

At What Cost CCA Glasgow on Sunday 22nd April: 

Speakers and provocateurs:

Myriam Mouflih (Transmission gallery)
Gabrielle de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad (White Pube)
Bella Milroy
Sinead Dunn (Scottish Artists Union)

Who Can Afford to Be An Artist: Strategies for Survival Platform Glasgow on Sunday 29th April

Speakers and provocateurs:

Mandy McIntosh
Zara Kitson
Sekai Machache (Yon Afro)
Lauren Printy-Currie (Scottish Artist Union)

In Kind Soapbox, Kings Court on Sunday 6th May

An open event for artists and participants of GI2018 to have their say, make a provocation or a statement about the state of the arts.

Speakers and provocateurs:

Janie Nicoll and Ailie Rutherford,
Precarious Workers Brigade
Penny Anderson