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Where the wild things are 1.

The Domino effect of 100% arts cuts:
mismanagement, mismanagement, mismanagement…

link to original blog:  http://marcusromer.wordpress.com/2013/02/23/artsfunding-and-understanding-touring-brewhouse/

Marcus Romer's Blog

What happened at the Brewhouse was clearly a terrible blow for the town, the staff and their audiences.

But also for the whole wider arts ecology and infrastructure. There are companies and artists who are owed thousands of pounds – and some who date back to early October last year who have not been paid.

It is highly unlikely that any of these individuals and organisations will see any of their money as they now all count as unsecured creditors.

At Pilot Theatre we know this only too well, as this is the second time this has happened to us.

I want to place our story in context. As you will be aware we have been very active on issues of artsfunding

I set up the artsfunding.ning.com site almost 3 years ago, when I could see the shifts that were looming and happening.

So when Somerset announced its 100% cut…

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Hmm some pragmatic thinking exposed here in this article in The Stage by Simon Tait

Will it be arts and business or arts vs business?

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2013/03/will-it-be-arts-and-business-or-arts-vs-business/

http://camilayelarte.blogspot.com.es/2013/03/alegaciones-desplazadas-nuria-guell-en.html
A lovely piece from the Camila and Art blog *Camila y el Arte* about The art of Núria Güell and her current exhibition ‘Arguments Displaced’ at the DNA Gallery in Barcelona. Nuria through both her life and art investigates the contradictions of the system, reaching out to disengaged passive spectators, she is committed to issues that cause outrage, taking the action to its final consequences.

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