Last night, in an effort to arrest a rapidly-rising Covid-19 infection rate, France returned to a strict lockdown. Until at
Why not to set aside 1%, 5% even 10% of the new cash to get artists – the people who create the work but who were ineligible for the Cultural Recovery Fund – working again? What’s to prevent each organisation in receipt of new funding from setting up their own Works Progress Administration to help the creative workforce?
The existential crisis now facing artists, performers, technicians, educators and many other freelance workers in the cultural industries has been
This post is the last of a series of conversations I held with Arlene Goldbard about public employment programmes and