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Australia is to be the focus country at the upcoming ARCO (Arte Contemporaneo) international contemporary art fair, in Madrid in February.
All national arts councils and ministries are being asked for feedback on IFACCA's draft constitution. Copies were mailed this week and are also available on the website. Comments are due by 12 April. The final constitution will be presented for ratification at the inaugural General Assembly, which will coincide with the next World Summit on the Arts and Culture.
A research report on how governments approach the difficult task of defining who is an artist for the purposes of tax, benefit and other policies and programs.
The results of IFACCA's first D'ART question, about how to define a 'professional' artist, was released today. The ten-page report, prepared by IFACCA's research officer, Christopher Madden, is an introductory analysis of six responses from IFACCA's network, and some additional research. Touching on information from more than ten countries, the report outlines some broad definitions and provides five common approaches.
The guide aims to provide practical assistance to those who may be involved with the planning, project selection, management and review of grant programs within the Commonwealth of Australia.