About the Black Holes residency and workshops in Riga and other places in Latvia
This article gives an overview of the current Swedish political landscape, its potential consequences on the cultural policy and funding system, and how they could affect small artist-run initiatives.
The Artist-Run Space of the Future is a compendium of resources and ephemera on artist-run culture, gathered by the Institute for Applied Aesthetics. Inside is a collection of resources, essays and ideas concerning the future of artist-run spaces and their evolving models of operation and connectivity.
A Matter of Value is new publication which aims to offer artist-run initiatives a series of practical mechanisms to communicate the inherent and sustained value of their work. It is designed to support artist-run initiatives to define their social impact, articulate their social value, and provide internal reflective exercises for artist-run initiatives.
In the final episode of the ARNE podcast, Ormston House’s Niamh Brown speaks with Limerick-based artist and curator Dylan Ryan. Since graduating in 2021, Dylan Ryan has been an active member of the Limerick artist-run scene. In this episode Niamh and Dylan discuss how they became involved in the ARNE project and what networks and relationships have grown out of the experience.
In the penultimate episode of the Artist-Run-Network-Europe ARNE podcast, Ormston House’s Niamh Brown speaks with artist, curator and co-founder of the Alternative Art Guide, Rob Knijn. In this episode, Niamh and Rob discuss the activities of the Alternative Art Guide and bringing the ARNE devised course “Artist-run, practice and theory” to the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.
Curator Niamh Brown reflects on the history of Ormston House as an artist-led organisation in Limerick City, and the process of securing long-term tenancy at 9-10 Patrick Street. The discussion explored the importance of relationships with programme participants, local creative communities, and wider audiences, as well as the highs and lows of securing a 30-year lease.
In the second episode of the Artist-Run-Network-Europe (ARNE) podcast, Ormston House’s Niamh Brown speaks with independent curator and co-director of Juxtapose Art Fair, Pam Grombacher. In this episode, Niamh and Pam discuss her involvement with Juxtapose Art Fair – a biennale for artist-run organisations in Aarhus – her ideas around sustainability, and her plans for the future.
PHONEBOOK is an ongoing Threewalls publication, which is a directory of independent and noncommercial art spaces, programming, and projects throughout the United States and
collections of critical essays and practical information written by the people who run them.
An article on independent Baltic art initiatives as part of project carried out in the year 2022
Survey on self-reflection and conclusions of the self-reflection survey that was taken on the 2nd of July in The Hague during the project Back to Normal.
An online tool for self-assessment for organisational development. With minor adjustments, this tool can be used by artist-run spaces.
Created by: www.changethegameacademy.org
This is one of the first attempts to compile stories about the genesis and evolution of contemporary art in Lithuania from the period of Revival (1987) and the restoration of Lithuania’s independence to this day (2011). History unfolds in the critical texts by art critics and artists themselves, as well as in first-hand accounts – conversations with the initiators of art events.
Candyland Portraits: video interview with Amanda Hedman Hägerström in Swedish (no subtitles). By: Emilia Ekman Larson
The text is an edited lecture experiences from working within the artist-run sector as artist and curator from 2012.
“This paper focuses on the contemporary phenomenon of artists who, because of institutional changes in the social organization of the visual arts, become their own gatekeepers by running their own galleries, managing their own exposure and re-establishing direct contact with their audiences and communities (…).”