It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist

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Image: Buber Nebz (2019) If Not Now Then When, Graffiti, Loughborough. Photograph courtesy of Antoinette Burchill

This event will be a presentation of visual arts research and an open discussion, delivered by CVAN EM in partnership with Mansions of the Future.

In February and March, at a series of events across the region, CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham will present the findings from It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist, research commissioned in 2019 with CAMEo – the University of Leicester’s Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies – into the East Midlands’ visual arts ecology.

Attendees will hear the key findings from this research, which for the first time provides data on the region’s visual arts workforce and economy. Afterwards there will be an opportunity to engage in informal conversation, over refreshments, about the recommendations made to CVAN EM and the wider sector for supporting regional artists and developing regional artistic talent.

The Executive Summary can be downloaded here.
The full Report can be downloaded here.

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