Gabriel Cornelius von Max [1889] Monkeys as Judges of Art. Oil on canvas, 85 × 107cm. Neue Pinakothek, Munich.

[CURATING] RESOURCES

A thematic list of resources for curators, exhibition-makers and programmers.
Please click the headings for a drop-down list.

01.0 [NETWORKS]

a-n The Artists Information Company Subscription-based resource that supports contemporary visual arts practice in the UK. Promotes conversation on critical and professional issues. Artists Interaction and Representation (AIR) identifies and explores issues that impact on artists’ practice and campaigns for artistic, legislative and economic measures. a-n.co.uk

Artist-led initiatives support network ALISN delivers exhibitions, events, performances, open submissions, talks, residencies and art networking events. Fosters community and collaboration between artist-led and other art galleries and projects. alisn.org

Art Licks provides an accessible platform for under-represented independent cultural activities in London. Art Licks promotes artist-run spaces, collectives, curatorial groups, exhibitions, performances, non-profit galleries and organisations through its weekly Events and Opportunities listing service. The Art Licks Weekend is an annual three-day festival of non-profit projects, artist-run spaces and independent curatorial projects. Other activities include a Art Licks Magazine and Art Licks Tours. artlicks.com

Artquest encourages critical engagement and provides practical support helping artists to make work, sell work, find work and network. Also runs a programme of events, talks and seminars on the critical elements of an artistic practice. A programme of University of the Arts London. artquest.org.uk

Arts Catalyst commissions art that experimentally and critically engages with science. artscatalyst.org

Artsadmin provides support, opportunities, advice, information and training for Live Artists through a programme of projects, events, awards and services. artsadmin.co.uk

Artsy a resource for art collecting and education. artsy.net

Axisweb A subscriber resource for UK artists & curators, provides artists and art professionals with a platform to showcase their work, find work opportunities, stay informed and make useful connections. Features profiles of artists and curators, interviews, arts news and debate. axisweb.org

Common Practice is an advocacy group for the small-scale contemporary visual arts sector in London. The group aims to promote the value of the sector and its activities, act as a knowledge base and resource for members and affiliated organisations, and develop a dialogue with other visual art organisations. The group’s members represent a diverse range of activities including commissions, production, publishing, research, exhibitions, residencies and artists’ studios. Subscribe to the newsletter. commonpractice.org.uk

Critical Spaces is a free web-based platform for socially-engaged artists. criticalspaces.wordpress.com

Contemporary Visual Arts Network National network of of regional networks in the UK. Opportunities, artist development and support, critical discourse, partnerships etc. cvan.org.uk

Live Art UK a consortium of venues, promoters and facilitators who are concerned with all aspects of the development and promotion of the Live Art sector. liveartuk.org

Re-title.com is an information resource for emerging and professional contemporary art, providing directory and publicity services for internationally focused artists and galleries. re-title.com

Situations Commissions and produces temporary and long-term public artworks, collective programmes and festival events and supports artists to experiment and innovate in spaces outside conventional arts venues. Public Art Now is a subsidiary public programme of discussions, publications and debates. Based in Bristol. situations.org.uk

02.1 [CURATING NETWORKS & JOURNALS]

a-n Curatorial Practice Resources for curators and arts organisers from a-n The Artists Information Company, a subscription-based resource for contemporary art practice in the UK. a-n.co.uk

Call for Curators announces job opportunities, grants, exhibition proposals, residencies, awards, symposia, seminars or curatorial studies programs. callforcurators.com

cura. is a quarterly magazine, a publishing house, exhibition space and platform for editorial and curatorial activities based in Rome. curamagazine.com

Curating Degree Zero an archive of critical and experimental approaches to curating contemporary art by Barnaby Drabble and Dorothee Richter. It was launched to research, present and discuss changes in the practice of freelance curators, artist-curators, new-media curators and curatorial collaborations. curatingdegreezero.org

Curating in the back room A resource for curators to share information, publish calls and requests, test out ideas and stay in touch. facebook.com/Curating

Curating.info Curating news and views, provides information on jobs and opportunities and professional development for curators. curating.info

Curating.org was a portal for critical curating, it has morphed into a Postgraduate Programme in Curating “as a discursive platform which imparts key areas of contemporary exhibition-making by way of praxis-oriented project ­work”, with instruction modules, group activities, seminars and lectures. With links to the PhD Programme in Curating in cooperation with the university of Reading. curating.org

Every Curator’s Handbook Initiated and edited by Anne Klontz, Karen MacDonald and Yulia Usova in partnership Perfect Art Institution. pai.sthlm.in

IKT is the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, a members’ organisation that represents the interests of curators and brings them together to exchange ideas and find partners for the co-production of exhibitions, publications or other events. iktsite.org

Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, research and training opportunities for curators and diverse audiences. ICI focuses on the role of the curator as a contextualizing force for contemporary art, and one that develops infrastructure for contemporary artists and art discourse. Runs the Curatorial Intensive training courses in different locations around the world. curatorsintl.org

Manifesta Journal focuses on practices and theories of contemporary curating, published by the Manifesta Foundation. manifestajournal.org

Museums and the Web online space for museum informatics. museumsandtheweb.com

ONCURATING.org is an independent web journal focusing on questions around curatorial practice and theory, published by Dorothee Richter and Michael Birchall. on-curating.org

Something Human is an independent curator-partnership exploring movement and relationships across boundaries, through shared multidisciplinary interests in architecture, design, sculpture, mixed media, photography, moving image and performance. something-human.org

The Exhibitionist established in 2009 as a journal by curators, for curators, to consider pertinent questions on exhibition making today. Released three times a year, the journal to serves to understanding current curatorial practices and promote the critical and historical importance of exhibitions. the-exhibitionist.com

02.2 [CONTRACTS AND TOOLKITS]

Curatorial Toolkit for emerging curators and individuals working in the non-profit sector with public art galleries, museums and artist-run centres in Canada, it does not necessarily reflect current practice world-wide. The toolkit provides an overview of the complexity of organizing exhibits and the steps involved in the curatorial process. 2010 Legacies Now, Vancouver. 2010.cabserver.net

Exhibition Agreement, Curator Agreement & Lender Agreement via Traditional Fine Arts Org, Arizona. tfaoi.com

Management of Display Equipment in Time-based Media Installations by Pip Laurenson via Tate Papers. tate.org.uk

03.0 [MEDIA ART, VIDEO & TECHNOLOGY]

Audiovisual Thinking journal of academic videos about audiovisuality, communication, media and design. University of Copenhagen. audiovisualthinking.org

CRUMB Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss: curating, exhibiting, archiving or interpreting new media art (net.art, interactive installations, digital video etc.) Subscribe to the CRUMB web site list NEW-MEDIA-CURATING@JISCMAIL.AC.UK crumbweb.org

Culture Hack is a digital development programme for arts and culture that enables the creation of digital prototypes and new working relationships across the arts, technology and the creative industries. culturehack.org.uk

Curating Video a research project on the relationship between curating video and the politics of social and architectural space. curatingvideo.com

Curatorial Resource for Artists’ Moving Image includes resources and guides on research, project management, audience and interviews with media curators. crami.org.uk

Digicult is a cultural platform that examines the impact of digital technologies and sciences on the arts, design, culture and contemporary society. Subscribe or post to the newsletter. digicult.it

Electronic Arts Intermix a nonprofit agency and resource for the creation, exhibition, distribution and preservation of media art. The Catalogue is a searchable database with materials on the artists and works in the EAI video art collection. The Resource Guide addresses key issues relating to single-channel video, computer-based art and media art installations, including equipment and technical guidelines and interviews with media art experts etc. eai.org

Film London film and media agency that promotes screen industries based in London, includes FLAMIN Film London’s Artists’ Moving Image Network and Film London Directory a database of locations, crew and facilities. Register and subscribe to the newsletters. filmlondon.org.uk

Furtherfield creates online and physical spaces and places for different kinds of people to come together to get involved with contemporary arts and digital technologies. Furtherfield website hosts discussion and critical review. Furtherfield Gallery hosts exhibitions and pop-up up events and Furtherfield Commons is a technology and community space for discussions, workshops and informal residencies. They host exhibitions, experimental residencies, experiences, reviews, discussions and workshops. furtherfield.org

London Hackspace is a non-profit hackerspace in London: a community-run workshop where people come to share tools and knowledge. london.hackspace.org.uk

LUX is an arts agency for the support and promotion of selected artists’ moving image practice. It subsumed and displaced the London Film-makers’ Co-op. The LUX Video archive is an exclusive collection of artists’ film and video that you can watch online. LUX Newswire is a mailing-list with exclusive information about events, festival submission deadlines, residency opportunities etc. Subscribe or submit a listing to: newswire@lux.org.uk. lux.org.uk

Music Hackspace is a place for artists, innovators, entrepreneurs and hobbyists passionate about music and technology, organises weekly events. musichackspace.org

Nettime a mailing lists for networked cultures, politics, and tactics. nettime.org

Rhizome is a non-profit organisation which supports contemporary art that creates richer and more critical digital cultures. Re-thinks artistic creation, distribution and reception in relation to changing conditions associated with network technologies: shifting attentions, uncertain objects, multiple authors, casual labors. rhizome.org

UK Hackspace Foundation is a non-profit, community organisation dedicated to coordinating hackerspaces in the UK. hackspace.org.uk

04.0 [NEWSLETTERS & LISTINGS]

Art & Critique Events Calendar is a Google calendar that includes talks, reading groups, crits, courses, exhibitions, deadlines and other events in London that are relevant to the Art & Critique course. Events are added on a regular basis. Sort the calendar by week, month & daily agenda, import individual events into your Google calendar.

a-n Jobs and opps Find and share paid work and professional development opportunities. Members can post on the list. a-n.co.uk

ArtAddict International database of major private gallery exhibitions and information, you can make a personal selection and set reminders. artaddict.net

Art Licks Events and Opportunities are weekly listing services that promote artist-run spaces, collectives, curatorial groups, exhibitions, performances, non-profit galleries and organisations. Submit your event for free. artlicks.com

Art Monthly Newsletter includes an Opportunities section, featuring current job vacancies, exhibition opportunities, residencies, competitions etc. Send opportunities for inclusion to opportunities@artmonthly.co.uk. Submissions are free but not guaranteed. Art Monthly Listings includes London, UK and International exhibitions. Send information for inclusion by the 5th of the month preceding the relevant issue to listings@artmonthly.co.uk. Art Monthly’s Calendar lists a selection UK upcoming art events. Send event info for inclusion to calendar@artmonthly.co.uk. Art Monthly Advertising (paid). artmonthly.co.uk

Art Newspaper Newsletter is sent every Thursday and contains updates, stories posted on the website, previews of exhibitions etc. The website features a searchable What’s On section and info on paid advertising. theartnewspaper.com

Art Rabbit UK and German gallery listings and events, user-generated guide to the contemporary art scene. Sign up to the Newsletter for London, UK, Berlin or New York, browse Events or Artist Opportunities and if you sign up you can add your event for free. artrabbit.com

ArtLyst is a London-based network, art information website and virtual art gallery for new and emerging art, pop-up and temporary exhibitions. Listings are free but members can also post a profile and promote their work via the Web 2.0 social-networking platform. If you would like to exhibit on Artlyst, send them a link to your webpage: submissions@artlyst.com. The ArtLyst publishing platform gathers news, reviews, resources, classifieds and articles. artlyst.com

Artquest Directory of art resources & opportunities. Send info for inclusion to: info@artquest.org.uk. artquest.org

Arts Forum Online The arts section of the Tower hamlets Council website. Subscribe to the newsletters or submit info for inclusion. The website also hosts a directory of Creative Industries based in Tower Hamlets, register as an artist or art organisation. towerhamletsarts.org.uk

Arts Jobs & Arts News Two free e-mailing lists on vacancies & opportunities by Arts Council England. Subscribe to either Arts Jobs (paid opportunities) or Arts News (unpaid opportunities). You need to register to post a listing. artsjobs.org.uk

Artsadmin E-digest is a weekly roundup of opportunities for artists. Subscribe to the list or submit a listing for free. artsadmin.co.uk

ArtSlant Los Angeles-based international contemporary art info service with calendars, events, news, reviews, commentary and events coverage on a city-by-city basis for members. Register to post a profile, event, venue or job-listing. artslant.com

Artupdate International art exhibitions, gallery maps, events and news. To submit a listing you need to become a registered member. artupdate.com

criticalnetwork is a not-for-profit organisation run voluntarily by a collective of practising artists based around the UK to promote critical and contextual art, events and discussion. Subscribe to the fortnightly e-bulletin or submit your event. criticalnetwork.co.uk

e-artnow is an electronic information service distributing selected e-mail announcements on contemporary visual arts. An artists’ initiative founded in Prague. Create your own announcement online and they publish it on the date you specify and include it in their weekly Opening Reminder e-mail announcement. Subscribe or register to submit a listing, the first one is free. e-artnow.org

e-flux Subscribe to art-agenda for announcements on exhibitions and projects at commercial art galleries, art fairs and magazines and/or art&education a newsletter on exhibitions, symposia and teaching positions at art schools world-wide. To submit a listing you need to contact e-flux for info on their rates. e-flux.com

Galleries.co.uk is a directory of exhibitions, venues, galleries, dealers, artists, art services, online resources. They also publish a magazine and offer paid listings and advertising. galleries.co.uk

Galleries Now is a revolutionary guide to selected galleries around the world. galleriesnow.net

Guardian Art & Design news and listings for London-based events. Submit your listing via the Press Association (below) or see this contact page for info on advertising etc. theguardian.com

new exhibitions of contemporary art Listing of contemporary art exhibitions in London, English regions, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Channel Islands. newexhibitions.com

Press Association arts & entertainment listings. List your event in national and regional press for free. Press Association’s events database powers the print and digital listings of UK publishers, eg: Guardian, Independent, Times, TimeOut, Evening Standard, Visit London, LondonTown, London.net etc. pressassociation.com

Re-title is an information resource for contemporary artists and galleries. Subscribe to the Artist Opportunities or Feature Newsletter, submission of artist opportunities costs £20. re-title.com

South London Art Map or Hub Arts Map is run by Bearspace in Deptford and covers South East London and the South East Coast. You can pick it up in a gallery, consult it online or join the mailing-list. southlondonartmap.com

Tate Etc. Magazine uses Tate collections, events and projects as starting points to explore the visual arts scene. Does not contain a listings section but you pay for advertising. tate.org.uk

Time Out information on art events in London. Time Out gets its cultural event listings from the Press Association (above) or see the get listed section for info on how to submit a listing. timeout.com

V&A Magazine covers architecture, design, craft, photography, fashion and fine art by taking the V&A’s exhibition and display programme as a starting point. Does not contain a listings section but you pay for advertising. vam.ac.uk

05.1 [JOURNALS & MAGAZINES]

This is a list of journals and magazines on contemporary art. For specialist journals see the sections below.

Afterall is a research and publishing organisation founded in 1998 by Charles Esche and Mark Lewis at Central Saint Martins, UAL. Afterall focuses on contemporary art and its relation to a wider artistic, theoretical and social context. After all publishes a journal of art, context and enquiry that offers in-depth analysis of artists’ work, along with essays that broaden the context in which to understand it. Afterall Online features commissioned material including interviews with artists about their art practice, photo-essays and texts on artist’s projects, books and events. Afterall Books publishes series of books that consider new ways of writing and reading art history. Afterall Events includes screenings, workshops, seminars and conferences. afterall.org

Art Licks Magazine is written by artists, curators and gallerists, providing a discursive space to sound out new and experimental ideas and projects. Every issue features a new commissioned piece of work. artlicks.com

ART LIES Contemporary art quarterly founded in Texas that provides an international forum for the critical examination of artistic practice, theory and discourse. art-lies.org

Art Monthly UK monthly contemporary art magazine with interviews, profiles, reviews, coverage from independent critics, regular columns on artists’ books, new media, auction activity and legal issues. Talk Show is a regular radio show on contemporary art on Resonance FM. Read the art education special issue Art Monthly #320 (October 2008) and the sample issue Art Monthly #359 (September 2012) free online. artmonthly.co.uk

ART PAPERS Atlanta-based nonprofit independent critical journal covering contemporary art and culture in the world. Provides an accessible forum for examining, discussing and documenting contemporary art and culture in print, online, and through public programming. artpapers.org

ArtReview Magazine features a mixture of criticism, reviews, reportage and commissioned artworks. ArtReview publishes nine issues a year, including two special focuses: The Power 100 and Future Greats, artist books, regional art guides and supplements. artreview.com

Bidoun arts and culture coverage of the Middle East, a platform for new questions, images, and ideas about the Middle East. Bidoun Projects include curatorial initiatives, educational programs, artist commissions, talks, tours, performances, books, an itinerant library and an online archive of avant-garde media. bidoun.org

BOMB Magazine A print quarterly publishing interviews between artists alongside artists’ essays, literature and portfolios. BOMB Daily publishes exchanges on artistic practice. Subscribe to Weekend Reads for the newsletter. The BOMB Archive is a searchable and relational online library of material generated by BOMB since 1981. bombmagazine.org

Cabinet Quarterly magazine of art and culture based in New York, a hybrid arts periodical, design magazine and scholarly journal. Read the sample issue. cabinetmagazine.org

CONTEMPORARY AND Platform for contemporary art from African perspectives. contemporaryand.com

Control Magazine documents the work of artists and encourages a discussion of practices that seek to create a social engagement with contemporary society. Published and edited by Stephen Willats. View Control Magazine in the Stephen Willats Archive, National Art Library, V&A Museum. controlmagazine.org

Crafts Magazine Magazine for Contemporary Craft, by the UK Crafts Council. craftscouncil.org.uk

DIS Magazine is a post-Internet lifestyle magazine about art, fashion and commerce. Issues include The Data Issue (2015) and The Art School Issue (2012), other projects include DISimages (2013) a stock photography agency and DISown a commercial project on the status of the art object. DIS is a New York-based collective (Lauren Boyle, Solomon Chase, Marco Roso and David Toro) that explores the tension between popular culture and institutional critique through exhibitions and online projects. dismagazine.com

e-flux journal commissions essays on cultural, political and structural paradigms that inform contemporary artistic production. e-flux.com

File Magazine features a broad selection of visual culture in the fields of graphic design, art, photography, fashion and moving image. file-magazine.com

Flashart international bimonthly magazine and publishing platform that explores contemporary art. flashartonline.com featuring additional news, reviews and commentary. flashartonline.com

Frieze Magazine on contemporary art and culture, includes essays, reviews and columns by writers, artists and curators. Other projects include Frieze Video, Frieze Art Fairs and Frieze/de a bilingual German/English magazine based in Berlin. frieze.com

Jackdaw satirical, critical, vitriolic magazine on the contemporary art world, by formerly editor of ArtReview David Lee. thejackdaw.co.uk

Kaleidoscope is an international quarterly of contemporary art and culture with an interdisciplinary approach. kaleidoscope-press.com

paper visual art online journal of art criticism that aims to create a forum for the publication of engaged, accessible writing on art topics that aren’t being addressed elsewhere. Based in Dublin and Berlin. papervisualart.com

Parkett periodical published twice a year in English and German which features monographic artists’ portraits with a signed and numbered edition, texts and essays. parkettart.com

/seconds. an online publishing project edited by Derek Horton and Peter Lewis with an international editorial and advisory board of academics, artists and curators. slashseconds.org

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics is a Norwegian-English quarterly which investigates the possibilities of artists and art scenes worldwide to reflect and influence their local political situation. Seismopolite highlights artistic strategies that stimulate new trajectories in precarious socio-political situations and contributes to a critical attentiveness to the art market and art’s relation to neoliberal geopolitics. seismopolite.com

Site Magazine (Stockholm) is a journal for contemporary art, architecture, cinema and philosophy. SITE Editions is a series of essays on political philosophy and aesthetic theory, SITE Project is a series of artists’ projects. sitemagazine.net

SITEmagazine (Düsseldorf) is an exhibition in printed format contributions. Each issue is a compilation of artists’ contributions and adds to the ongoing series of publications. It aspires to butt in the world of media, publication, interpretation and contextualization. Site also produces exhibitions and artists’ editions. sitesite.de

SPIKE Art Quarterly is published in Vienna and aspires to independent art criticism via an interweaving of theory and the world. Other activities include curatorial projects, Fruits Flowers & Clouds art fair, Speak & Spell performance series, Spike Unplugged lecture-performances and Spike parties. spikeartmagazine.com / spikeart.at

Studio International magazine on visual art, design and architecture. Studio International was an illustrated contemporary art magazine published in London. In 2000 it was relaunched as an e-magazine. studiointernational.com

TEXTE ZUR KUNST is a contemporary art quarterly magazine in German and English with essays on contemporary art and culture, interviews, roundtable discussions and reviews on art, film, music, the market, fashion, art history, theory and cultural politics. Each issue features an artist’s edition. Founded by Stefan Germer and Isabelle Graw in Cologne, currently based in Berlin. textezurkunst.de

Variant free arts and culture magazine with a cross-disciplinary approach to publishing that brings creative practices and academic discourses together to critically engage the conditions of culture. Variant commissions and develops research/ writing that addresses the fields of cultural production alongside writing on issues that inform or have consequences for the production and subjects of knowledge. Publication has been suspended until further notice but the archive is available online. Subscribe to the mailing-list. variant.org.uk

X-TRA a critical quarterly art journal that provides an outlet for projects related to contemporary visual arts, with features, historical essays, commissioned artist’s projects, interviews and exhibition and book reviews. The archive is available online for free. In tandem with Project X Projects, X-TRA produces Artist’s Editions, books and events. The editorial board is composed of Los Angeles-based artists and writers. x-traonline.org

05.2 [ART NEWS]

Art Daily current information on the art world. Features a series of stories covering art-related news and events internationally. artdaily.org

Art Newspaper International news and features on the art world with interviews, reviews, events listings and debate about the art world from antiquity to the contemporary. News on personalities, artists, events, sales and debates. theartnewspaper.com

ARTnews Art coverage since 1902 artnews.com

Arts Journal Digest of stories culled from the internet, including blogs, newspapers, magazines and publications on arts and culture. artsjournal.com

Culture24 news, exhibition reviews, links, event listings and education resources from UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries. culture24.org.uk

Guardian Art & Design publishes news and listings for London-based events. You can submit your listing via the Press Association (below) or see this contact page for more info on advertising etc. theguardian.com

Financial Times Visual arts, film, music, theatre, dance: news, features, interviews and reviews from the Financial Times. ft.com

Independent art & architecture news, events and art exhibitions. independent.co.uk

Telegraph Art and photography exhibition reviews, news, artist interviews, art market. telegraph.co.uk

05.3 [BLOGS & REVIEWS]

Andreas Angelidakis blog on architecture, art and theory by architect and designer Andreas Angelidakis. andreasangelidakis.blogspot.co.uk

Angelo says blog by internet artist and designer Angelo Plessas. angelosaysdotcom.blogspot.co.uk

Centre for the Aesthetic Revolution contemporary art blog by curator Pablo Leon de la Barra. centrefortheaestheticrevolution.blogspot.co.uk

Claire Bishop archive of Claire Bishop’s publications, articles, talks, conferences, reviews, podcasts etc. Claire Bishop writes about participation, she is currently based in the History of Art department at CUNY Graduate Center, NYC. clairebishopresearch.blogspot.com

Contemporary Art Daily a daily journal of international exhibitions, curated programming and the development of archives. contemporaryartdaily.com

Continental Drift a blog on geopolitics by Brian Holmes, based on a series of seminars with the New York reading group 16 Beaver Group. brianholmes.wordpress.com

Critical-Theory is a blog about radical philosophy by Eugene Wolters, based in Brooklyn. critical-theory.com

Criticismism a journal of art and ideas by Mark Sheerin based in Brighton, includes a weekly round-up of links to art-related stories. criticismism.com

FramingArK Artists framing architecture(s), an archive of art work and architecture by Fabritzio Gallanti. framingark.blogspot.co.uk

Hyperallergic coverage of art and its discontents, a forum for playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture. hyperallergic.com

Lenin’s tomb a blog by political activist Richard Seymour and other revolutionary socialists on British domestic and international politics, political history, imperialism, Islamophobia and anti-capitalism, covers strikes and protests. leninology.co.uk

MachineMachine website of writer, artist and academic Daniel Rourke. machinemachine.net

New Aesthetic is an ongoing research project on the effect of digital technology on culture and vision by James Bridle. new-aesthetic.tumblr.com

Paul’s Art World ten recommended contemporary art shows in London by Paul Carey-Kent, former editor of Art World magazine. paulsartworld.blogspot.com

ROLU blog by Matt Olson and Mike Brady. rolublog.com

This Is Tomorrow an archive of contemporary art exhibitions around the world. thisistomorrow.info

we make money not art A blog on the intersection between art, science and social issues by curator and critic Régine Debatty. we-make-money-not-art.com

05.4 [PODCASTS]

ArtCast Contemporary art podcast by Barbara Strebel and Patrik Tschudin based out of Basel, Switzerland. artcast.ch

Art Monthly’s Talk Show a regular radio show on contemporary art, broadcast by Resonance FM and available as a podcast. Writers discuss topics from the current Art Monthly issue. artmonthly.co.uk

Avant-Garde All the Time Kenneth Goldsmith presents selections from UbuWeb, the online archive of avant-garde poetry, sound and video. ubu.com

Bad at Sports a weekly podcast on the practice of artists, curators, critics, dealers and art professionals. Guests have included Rodney Graham, Kerry James Marshall, Francesco Bonami, David Robbins, Carol Becker, James Rondeau, Jeff Wall, Hamza Walker, Lane Relyea, Michelle Grabner, Gavin Turk, Julian Myers. badatsports.com

Radio Web MACBA a nonprofit online radio project by MACBA (Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona). Includes four podcasts: SON[I]A (information on activities at MACBA), SPECIALS (projects by artists and curators at MACBA), CURATORIAL (Sound Art), RESEARCH (Avant-gare Composition). rwm.macba.cat

Studio Visit interviews with contemporary artists, musicians, writers and graphic novelists. Broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM, available in podcast format. Produced, edited and presented by writer, broadcaster, musician and curator Morgan Quaintance. studiovisitshow.com

06.1 [RESEARCH NETWORKS]

Academia.edu is a social networking website for academics to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research in a particular field. academia.edu

Art and Criticality a research project organised by Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon (CCW) Graduate Schoo, with the ICA and Lisson Gallery. artandcriticality.org

eipcp (European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies) network of European cultural and art institutions with the aim of jointly realizing art projects and organizing discursive events. eipcp.net

European Artistic Research Network (EARN) was established to share and exchange knowledge and experience in artistic research; foster mobility, exchange and dialogue among art researchers; promote wider dissemination of artistic research; and enable global connectivity and exchange for artistic research. artresearch.eu

Gateway to Research (GtR) developed by the Research Councils UK (RCUK) to enable users to search and analyse information about publicly funded research for innovative Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), enabling easy access to information; it will also be of interest to other users, such as academic institutions and the general public. gtr.rcuk.ac.uk

Institute of Network Cultures (INC) analyzes and shapes the terrain of network cultures through events, publications, and online dialogue. Their projects evolve around digital publishing, alternative revenue models, online video and design, digital counter culture. networkcultures.org

Monoskop is a wiki for collaborative studies of art, media and the humanities and an archive of media and documents. monoskop.org

or-bits.com is an online curatorial project, a platform for the production, display and distribution of commissioned artwork and critical writing. or-bits.com

SCONUL Access is a reciprocal scheme which allows many university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. The scheme covers most of the university libraries in the UK and Ireland. sconul.ac.uk

Stuart Hall Library is Iniva’s special collections Library at Rivington Place, Stuart Hall Library Research Network is a meeting place for discussion of practice-based or conventional forms of research that may include: curatorial practice, visual art, film and media, cultural studies, cultural activism, postcolonial studies, literary studies, criticism and theory. iniva.org

06.2 [RESEARCH JOURNALS]

Art & Research is an artist-led, peer-assessed open access e-journal focused on questions, contexts and methodologies of artistic research and practice, aims to inform current pedagogical thought in a global context. Art & Research welcomes submissions from artists, researchers, academics, critics and curators who engage with research in Fine Art practice and/or pedagogy. artandresearch.org.uk

ARTMargins publishes scholarly articles and essays about contemporary art, politics, media, architecture and critical theory. Studies art practices and visual culture in emerging global margins and provides a forum for scholars and critics interested in art and politics in transitional countries and regions; post-socialism and neo-liberalism; and global art, art history and its methodologies.

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art research community for graduates and staff, it provides a forum for participants to present work in progress and fosters interdisciplinary exchange with other institutions. Run by the Art History dept. at UCL. ucl.ac.uk

Collapse: Journal of Philosophical Research and Development features new work and interviews with contemporary artists, philosophers and scientists. Published by Urbanomic, an arts organization that promotes interdisciplinary research in contemporary philosophy, science and contemporary art practice. Other publications include monographs documenting and developing the projects and new work in contemporary philosophy. urbanomic.com

FORMER WEST is a research, education, publishing and exhibition project in contemporary art and theory that reflects on the changes introduced by the events of 1989. Includes interviews, educational activities, research projects, lectures, seminars, symposia, exhibitions and major public events. The Research Library is a selection of catalogues, monographs, art theory, cultural studies, theory, postcolonial studies, political history, geopolitics and other fields that contribute to charting the shifts in contemporary art and intellectual debates since 1989. formerwest.org

Intellect an independent academic publisher in the fields of creative practice and popular culture. intellectbooks.co.uk

Interartive an online monthly journal and a cultural association that produces off-line projects, an platform for criticism and reflection on contemporary art and thought. interartive.org

JAWS (Journal of Arts Writing) for and by art students serving as a platform for peer to peer engagement and research. The first academic arts journal produced by and dedicated to current students. Publication in JAWS provides students with experience of writing for an academic journal (essential component of PhD study or academic career) as well as circulation and recognition of their research. An opportunity to take academic writing to the next level and to share outcomes. JAWS is a forum for commentary and discussion of pedagogical issues and relationships, writing must consider counter discussion. JAWS invites visual documentation of projects, especially those related to practice as research. jawsjournal.com

Kittens journal of the wine and cheese appreciation society of greater London, the English language journal of Junge Linke gegen Kapital und Nation. antinational.org

Krisis is an open access online journal in English and Dutch, it provides a platform for articles that discuss issues in contemporary social, political and cultural thought. Krisis aims to provide a platform for philosophers and theorists working in the Netherlands. krisis.eu

nonsite.org is an online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of scholarship in the humanities with editorials and reviews on theoretical topics – the ontology of the work of art, the question of intentionality, the ongoing appeal of different materialisms. Also features the Tank a forum for comment on provocative new scholarly work. nonsite.org

Society for Artistic Research (SAR) a non-profit organisation that connects and disseminates artistic research, facilitates encounters for artistic practitioners. It hosts the Research Catalogue (RC), an inclusive, open-source, searchable database of artistic research and the Journal for Artistic Research (JAR), which facilitates discourse in the artistic research community and provides access to artistic research. societyforartisticresearch.org

The Enemy is a triannual online journal that invites writers, artists, thinkers, and activists to present essays and projects outside the mainstreams of their own practices and disciplines. The Enemy hopes to juxtapose established scholars with new voices, and to include known figures alongside students, intellectuals and polemicists. The Enemy is, and will seek to remain, free and untethered by commercial support or institutional expectations. theenemyreader.org

06.3 [ARCHIVES & DATABASES]

AAAARG is a PDF library and discussion forum “a conversation platform – at different times it performs as a school, or a reading group, or a journal. AAAARG was created with the intention of developing critical discourse outside of an institutional framework”. aaaaarg.fail

a-n magazine Archive of a-n magazine which featured critical commentary and contextualisation of contemporary art exhibitions and events 1980-2012. a-n.co.uk

Academic Torrents a distributed system for sharing enormous datasets – for researchers, by researchers – a scalable, secure and fault-tolerant repository for data, with fast download speeds. academictorrents.com

British Library main page with links to catalogues, collections, research, services, etc. bl.uk

British Newspaper Archive an archive of newspaper pages from the British Library collection. britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

Endnote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles, free if you’re affiliated with an institution. endnote.com

Getty Search Gateway allows users to search across several Getty archives, including collections databases, library catalogues and collection inventories for researchers, scholars and educators. search.getty.edu

Goldsmiths Library main page with links to the catalogue, collections, online journals and access info. gold.ac.uk

Google Art Project a collaboration between Google and art institutions around the world, view artworks at incredible zoom levels and create your own gallery. youtube.com

Internet Archive a non-profit established to build an Internet library, offers access to historical collections that exist in digital format for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities and the public, based in San Francisco. archive.org

JSTOR Digital repository of academic journals, books & primary sources. jstor.org

Leftmatrix Curatorial Studies Research Library provides cross-referenced links between artists, catalogues, books, periodicals, audio and video works, as well as listing ephemera, artists books, multiples and posters for individual artists. Emphasis on 1960s, 70s & 80s artists and catalogues which address political and social issues. leftmatrix.com

LSE Digital Library contains digitised material from LSE Library collections and material that has been collected and preserved in digital formats. digital.library.lse.ac.uk

Marxists Internet Archive is a volunteer, non-profit public archive of writing relevant to the understanding of Marxism. Includes the Louis Althusser Internet Archive and others. marxists.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art Book titles from the collection with full-text online. metmuseum.org

Open Culture 600 Free eBooks, includes fiction, non-fiction and poetry. openculture.com

Oxford Art Online access point for subscriptions to Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and other Oxford art reference resources. oxfordartonline.com

Rijksmuseum Collection & Library Explore or search the collection database or the library catalogue. rijksmuseum.nl

Tate Collection Data Tate has published the dataset of its collection and archive holdings. The published dataset contains concise catalogue entries for work in the Tate collection. Records from the Tate Archive are added as they are digitised and published in the Art & artists section. The dataset is available to download from Tate’s GitHub page along with notes on the data format. tate.org.uk

UBUWEB is an archive and distribution centre for hard-to-find, out-of-print and obscure audio/visual material (film, performance etc.) transferred digitally to the web. ubu.com

UAL Library Services main page with links to individual college libraries. arts.ac.uk

UK Press Archives is a free investigative guide to the Internet. Created and developed by journalist Julian Sher, owned and operated by People Search Media. peoplesearchpro.com

University for Strategic Optimism blog archive. universityforstrategicoptimism.wordpress.com

VVORK archive of blog by Aleksandra Domanovic, Oliver Laric, Christoph Priglinger and Georg Schnitzer. vvork.com

07.0 [EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT]

Courses, Reading groups, Studio Crits, Forums, Blogs

AltMFA is an alternative Master of Fine Art course established by artists for artists as a free alternative to studying a university-based MA in London. The course has no fixed premises; the programme takes place in a range of private and public venues. altmfa.blogspot.co.uk

Art&Education distributes information about exhibitions, publications and symposia in educational contexts, as well as teaching positions in art schools world-wide, subscribe here for the Art&Education mailing list. Video School is a monthly programme of videos selected by artists and thinkers. School Watch presents distilled perspectives on degree programs in the arts, with interviews, critical texts and editorials on MFAs, Masters, Doctorates and certificate programs in fine arts, art history, curatorial, cultural and film studies. artandeducation.net

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities (BIH) aims to engage with important public issues, fostering and promoting a climate of interdisciplinary research and collaboration among academics and researchers. BIH is committed to offering most of its events free and open to the public, on occasion it is necessary to charge for some events to keep all the others free. See the events calendar or sign up to the newsletter. bbk.ac.uk

Camden Arts Centre Short courses for all ages on a number of different subjects and disciplines, check the website for updates. camdenartscentre.org

CCW Graduate School Blog Blog of the Research & Graduate School at Camberwell Chelsea and Wimbledon, includes links to public events such as the General Theory Forum and others. ccwgraduateschool.org

Curating Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art Emphasis on collaborative, studio-based project work, integrates theory and practice. Approaches the field critically, theoretically and through best practice in commissioning, exhibition-making, programming and writing with London-based and national arts venues ensuring that the knowledge and understanding of these practices is grounded in the context of public audiences, globalisation and the digital. In the increasingly complex cultural environment which curating takes place, research-led teaching by staff and post-doctoral students ensures the curatorial significance, intellectual value and critical vitality of the MA programme. rca.ac.uk

De Appel Curatorial Programme is a ten-month programme of seminars, workshops, excursions, assignments and encounters with artists and art professionals. Covers the history of exhibition-making, diverse curatorial practices, institution building and project management with a focus on ´curating in the expanded field´ investigated through the polarity between ‘freelance ’ and ‘institutional’ curating and the notion ‘context-responsive’ curating. deappel.nl

E-flux Conversations Open forum on artistic and social ideas, allows for participation from any user as well as specialized discussion moderated by resident editors. conversations. e-flux.com

Goldsmiths MFA Curating Facebook page for Goldsmiths MFA Curating current and former students.

ICI Curatorial Intensive A short-term training program that offers a group of curators the chance to develop project ideas and make connections with professionals in the field. Takes place twice annually in New York, and in other locations worldwide. curatorsintl.org/intensive

Lecture List Moderated listing service for lectures in the UK. lecturelist.org

London Critical Theory Summer School Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. bbk.ac.uk

MA Culture, Criticism and Curation, Central Saint Martins offers a unique framework for critically engaging with the history and present scenarios of culture. We create outcomes through which new understandings can be generated through critical writing and expanded forms of curation. arts.ac.uk/csm

MA Curating & Collections, Chelsea College of Arts focuses on developing the skills needed to curate a range of art and design objects within the context of public and private collections. arts.ac.uk/chelsea

MA Curating the Art Museum, Courtauld Institute of Art This MA provides a small group of students with access to exceptional resources, drawing on the Courtauld’s academic faculty, conservation departments and the Gallery and making the most of our links with other London museums. Among the highlights of the curriculum are a field trip to Europe and an exhibition project that takes place in The Courtauld Gallery. courtauld.ac.uk

MA Curating the Contemporary, LondonMet A practice-into-theory MA that will launch your career in contemporary art and give you the chance to do a work placement at the Whitechapel Gallery. londonmet.ac.uk

MFA Curating, Goldsmiths focuses on aesthetic, social, political and philosophical questions that are brought to bear in any place or at any event in which contemporary art is situated. gold.ac.uk

MFA Fine Art Lectures is part of the MFA Fine Art at Goldsmiths, there is a weekly ‘critical studies’ lecture from a wide range of thinkers and writers, which aims to expose the students to cutting-edge ideas in contemporary art, philosophy and cultural theory. These lectures are open to all.

New Centre for Research & Practice is a non-profit, higher education institute offering graduate-level certificate programs, workshops, seminars, exhibitions, residencies and conferences in Critical Philosophy, Social & Political Thought, Curatorial Practice and Transdisciplinary Research & Practice. Based in Michigan, USA. thenewcentre.org

Open School East combines a free study programme for emerging artists with a programme of events and activities open to all. openschooleast.org

Q-Art runs organises crits and workshops and produces books and videos on art education. Q-Art aims to break down the barriers to art education and the contemporary art world and support the networking and development of early career artists. q-art.org.uk

TEXT2SPEECH, ICA Student Forum Informal reading group, check the ICA website for updates. ica.org

08.0 [PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES]

Art Monthly Newsletter includes an Opportunities section, featuring current job vacancies. artmonthly.co.uk

Art Newspaper Jobs, Courses and Internships. theartnewspaper.com

Artists’ Union England England is a trade union for professional visual and applied artists. artistsunionengland.org.uk

Artquest Current Projects Artlaw Free legal resources and information for visual artists. artquest.org.uk

Arts Hub Jobs, careers and news for the arts and creative industries. Subscribers get access to ArtsHub’s arts jobs classifieds and arts news service. artshub.co.uk

Arts Professional UK arts management magazine with features, jobs and specialist news stories such as changes in law, technology and policy. Promotes arts organisations, practitioners, jobs, and activities, provides a discussion forum. artsprofessional.co.uk

ArtsProfessional holds regular events for art professionals. artsprofessional.co.uk

artsjobsonline.com Features arts jobs in the UK and Ireland. Free for jobseekers. artsjobsonline.com

Bubble Graphic and web design jobs. bubble-jobs.co.uk

Culture360 Grants, funding, residencies and jobs focusing on cross cultural exchange between Asia and Europe. culture360.org

DACS is a visual artists’ rights management organisation, they collect and distribute royalties to visual artists and their estates through three rights management schemes: Payback, Artist’s Resale Right and Copyright Licensing. DACS Knowledge Base contains information about copyright law. dacs.org.uk

Guardian Jobs Arts & Heritage Jobs sign up for Jobs by Email or join Guardian Culture Network. jobs.guardian.co.uk

National Museum Directors’ Council Search for jobs at UK national and major regional museums, libraries and archives. nationalmuseums.org.uk

Opportunities Creative Scotland Information about creative jobs and other opportunities in Scotland and beyond, sign up for weekly email updates. opportunities.creativescotland.com

Paying Artists Campaign aims to secure payment for artists who exhibit in publicly-funded galleries. payingartists.org.uk

The Dots Showcase your work and search for jobs, a social network for the creative industry. the-dots.co.uk

W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy) works to draw attention to economic inequalities that exist in the arts, and to resolve them, based in New York. wageforwork.com

09.1 [INDEPENDENT PROJECTS]

A—Z is an exploratory curatorial platform produced by Anne Duffau. Taking the formula of the alphabet, A—-Z uses words related to the idea of Entropy as a starting point to map out and test various unstable potentials. one Letter, one experiment, twenty six times. a—z.tumblr.com

Alma Enterprises A non for profit gallery that provides artists with the opportunity and space to develop new work. almaenterprises.com

Artangel commissions and produces ambitious projects by selected contemporary artists. Each project evolves from a commissioning process, born from an open-ended conversation with an artist offered the opportunity to imagine something extraordinary in a range of sites and situations. artangel.org.uk

Art Barter where you can buy art with anything, except money. artbarter.co.uk

Auto Italia South East is an artist-run organisation that commissions and produces new work – collaborating directly with emerging artists. Founded in 2007, it aims to provide a framework for developing alternative approaches to production and exhibition formats. Auto Italia is run by Kate Cooper, Marianne Forrest and Marleen Boschen with production assistance from Edward Gillman and support from its board of trustees: Benedict Drew, Amanda Dennis, Lorna Gemmell, Beatrice Pembroke and Ben Vickers. autoitaliasoutheast.org

grupa o.k. is the collaborative endeavor of Julian Myers and Joanna Szupińska. Their practice includes editing, curating, writing, and research with a focus on contemporary art, the history and future of exhibition making, and the forms and complexities of collective organization.

or-bits.com presents quarterly web-based group exhibitions accompanied by a rolling blog. Each exhibition originates from the exploration of a word and culminates in a media crossover, in which the editorial and miscellany of artists’ works are what remain visible of the process of production. or-bits.com’s mission is to support the production of new works and writing and instigate an exploration of the creative and critical possibilities of the web as language, medium and subject. Its activity spans from web-based exhibitions to related OFFSITE PROJECTS, curatorial collaborations and talks. or-bits.com

PLATFORM-7 A live art events network creating interventions on social issues in the public realm. platform-7.com

Situations opens up the potential for artists to make extraordinary ideas happen in unusual and unexpected places, inspiring audiences and participants to explore new horizons. situations.org.uk

TAP (Temporary Arts Project Ltd) is an independent artist led space sited in a Victorian water works that has been converted into artist studios, a project space and screening room. Their core aim is to facilitate research and development for artists as well as provide opportunities for the production and presentation of new work. t-a-p.org.uk

VERBureau is an independent non-profit curatorial collective that produces interdisciplinary projects across the UK. Our key aims are to commission and display innovative contemporary art and to foster collaboration. We are committed to providing valuable opportunities for the artists that we work with and maintaining a non-hierarchical organisation that runs on consensus-based decision making. The collective is based in Glasgow. verbureau.co.uk

09.2 [ONLINE EXHIBITIONS]

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bubblebyte.org specialises in integrating artwork within the fabric of already functioning websites through commissions and curated take-overs. bubblebyte.org

Cosmos Carl Cosmos Carl is a site for experimental usage of the internet; exploring possibilities of artistic production and distribution through the internet, encouraging artists to use existing platforms available online as vehicles for their practice and to reflect on the conditions they temporarily inhabit. Expanding parasitically through the links it provides with material hosted elsewhere, CC explores the mechanisms of experience, production and distribution in digital space. cosmoscarl.co.uk

HTML Color Codes features a selection of internet based artwork that address the topic of digital color. rhizome.org

or-bits.com is an online curatorial project, a platform for the production, display and distribution of commissioned artwork and critical writing. or-bits.com

Splashback: Rhizome’s Splash Pages, 1998-2002 Rhizome introduced splash pages to its web site in 1998 in order to display artwork with greater immediacy. Splash art occupied the entire browser window, and the works were not indexed by prefaces, links, and thumbnails as art usually was on Rhizome and other sites. rhizome.org

tank.tv Founded in 2003 by Tank Publications, tank.tv pioneered a platform for online artists’ moving image projects. Dedicated to exhibiting international artists and offering curated programmes for free. tank.tv

Whitney Biennial 2002 “They aren’t going to have any Internet at the Whitney’s show. It would be cool to make a show online, challenging the official exhibition” I said. whitneybiennial.com

10.1 [VENUES]

Guest Projects

Hatch Space

Arbeit

The Nunnery

House Gallery

The Flying Egg art space

St.Martin in the Fields

Somewhereto.com

10.2 [POP-UP RESOURCES]

Creative Space Agency vacant properties for creatives in London

artistsandmakers.com Empty Shops Network resources

Pop Up Space UK-wide location sourcing & lease negotiation

The Empty Shops Toolkit emptyshopsnetwork / HowToPopUp

Artquest Empty shops resources

Art in empty spaces Hackney & Arts Council

Spare Place Open Sussex & Empty Shops Network

Open Empty Spaces artist-led commissions for public spaces

Meanwhile Project support for community uses of vacant property

Meanwhile Space Community Interest Company

Pop Up Insurance comprehensive cover on a short term basis

10.3 [FUNDING]

Culture.info | Art and Culture Destination

Arts Funding Information

10.4 [CROWD FUNDING]

Kickstarter

Indiegogo

Ideastap

Sponsume

Artistshare

11.1 [INSURANCE]

a-n Arts Organiser Member professional indemnity & public liability

Artquest / AIR insurance & public liability

11.2 [PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE]

AIR Insurance

0191 241 8000 / AIR@a-n.co.uk / www.a-n.co.uk/air_insurance / One-off insurance: www.a-n.co.uk:81/air/article/634060/634052

The a-n Artist subscription & AIR membership provides free limited £5m public liability insurance for artists. AIR Artists’ Insurance Policy provides low-cost options for studio, contents, artwork & exhibition.

Association of British Insurers

51 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HQ / 020 7600 3333 / info@abi.org.uk / www.abi.org.uk / Professional association; addresses insurance complaints & inquiries.

Ian W Wallace / Craft Insurance

0800 919 359 / www.craftinsurance.co.uk/

Insurance scheme for crafts people, craft groups and crafts clubs.

Event Assured

01376 330624 /www.event-assured.com/exhibitions

Portfolio of policies for organisers of public shows. Includes Cancellation/Disruption, Property Damage & Liabilities insurance.

Event Insurance Services Ltd.

01425 470360 / www.events-insurance.co.uk

Provides multiple events or One-Off Event policies, including Public Liability, Employers Liability and cancellation cover.

HM Revenue and Customs

Enquiries.estn@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk / 0845 010 9000 / www.hmrc.gov.uk / www.hmrc.gov.uk/partnerships/

Offers advice on national insurance, tax matters, VAT, regulations on importing and exporting of art/ design products.

Pop Up Insurance

www.popupspace.com/index3.jsp?content=57

Cover for Public Liability, Products Liability, Trade contents, Material damage & Theft for business premises on short lease terms.

Pro Active Resolutions

2-4 Frog Island, Leicester LE3 5AG / 0116 2247122 / www.proactiveresolutions.com / enquiries@proactiveresolutions.com

Free to download freelancers guide, financial fact sheets, guides and overviews for creative individuals, co-operatives & charities.

Society for All Artists

www.saa.co.uk/support/insurance.php

SAA Members get free insurance cover for their paintings at exhibitions. Professional artists, art clubs and groups can subscribe to third party public liability insurance. Each membership level offers a different insurance cover. Does not cover 3D artwork.

Hallett Independent

Asset House, 7-9 Quay Street, Lymington SO41 3AS / 01590 672 888 / info@hallettindependent.com

Insurance for collectors, museums, exhibitions & art fairs, artists, galleries and art dealers. Full cover for one-off or travelling exhibitions, crates & packing materials and Public Liability.

Hencilla Canworth Ltd

Simpson House, 6 Cherry Orchard Road, Croydon, CR9 5BB / 020 8686 5050 / mail@hencilla.co.uk / www.hencilla.co.uk/arts-and-media-insurance/

Artists insurance for studio & equipment, artwork & exhibition cover, employers’ and public liability.

InsuredRisks.co.uk

1 Friary, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6EA / www.insuredrisks.co.uk

Delivers competitively priced insurance products to small businesses and tradesmen over the internet. Includes public liability insurance.

12.1 [FRAMING, MOUNTING AND PRESENTATION SERVICES]

Bliss – Presentation & Display

5 Bakers Yard, Bakers Row, London EC1R 3HF / 020 7837 4959 / 020 7837 8244 / Edward@abliss.co.uk / www.abliss.co.uk

Dry mounting, advice on how to mount most types of media on to a wide variety of materials including aluminium, glass and cloth.

Aluminium and Wood Frames Supplies Ltd

Unit 3, Station Estate, Eastwood Close, South Woodford E18 1BY / 0800 731 0867

Picture framing at trade prices. Pick up and delivery service.

Art Hub Studios

5-9,Creekside, SE8 4SA / 020 8316 7232 / 020 8691 5140 / enquiries@frameworkgallery.co.uk / www.frameworkgallery.co.uk

Free use of photographic, etching and screen printing facilities for studio artists and participants. Framing facility by appointment.

Atlantis Art Materials

Britannia House, 68-80 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JL / 020 7377 8855 / www.atlantisart.co.uk

Arts & crafts materials and an up to date bulletin board. Mail order available. Ready to Hang frames. Discounts available if buying in bulk.

Avantgarde Framing

38 Meyrick Rd, London NW10 / 0800 652 0072 / avantgarde@freeuk.com

Frames, fabric stretching, conservation and restoration, dry mounting, mount cutting, box frames. Free consultation. Collection and delivery.

Frameco-UK

Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BH / 020 8144 1658 / www.clubframeco.com/

DIY framing tools and materials.

Paintworks Ltd

99-101 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8AJ / 020 7729 7451 / shop@paintworks.biz / www.paintworks.biz

Art materials/framing shop. Readymades and bespoke framing.

Simons Art

122-150 Hackney Road, London E2 7QS / 020 7739 3744 / asimons@emafyl.co.uk / www.djsimons.co.uk/aboutus.html

Mouldings, mount board, frames, artist materials, machine workshop.

12.2 [GRAPHICS AND PRINT DESIGN]

Specialist print and design services for exhibition publication layout, vinyl lettering and signage etc.

Photobition Services Ltd

3 Osiers Road, Wandsworth, London SW18 1NL / 020 8874 4152 / sales@service.uk.com

Graphics production for repro-photographics work including E-stat, InkJet, Lambda, silk screen printing, vinyl lettering, full mounting. Carpentry, display & exhibition building facility.

Electro Signs Ltd

97 Vallentin Rd, Walthamstow London E17 3JJ / 020 8521 8066 / info@electrosigns.co.uk / www.electrosigns.co.uk

Designers and manufacturers. Neon, metal, perspex and vinyl.

The London Print Company

212 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EB / 020 7497 2862 / info@londonprint.co.uk / www.londonprint.co.uk/

Website offers competitively priced full colour printing. Supply design, document copying, display printing and bespoke printing (thermography, embossing, foil blocking). Cards, leaflets, flyers, brochures, folders, full colour stationery and much more.

Covent Garden Laminates

020 7242 1940 / info@cgluk.net / www.cgluk.net

Professional service offering laminating, large format printing, vinyl lettering and designs.

Albemarle Graphics Ltd

35 Astbury Rd, London SE15 2NL / 020 7639 5148 / www.ag-online.co.uk

Complete sign and printing service. Computer cut vinyl graphics, large format screen printing, digital printing and much more.

12.3 [PRINTERS]

1st Byte

Baker’s Yard, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 3DD / 020 7841 4300 / estimate@1stbyte.co.uk / www.1stbyte.co.uk

Digital print with fast turnaround.

Abacus (Colour Printers) Ltd

01229 885361 / 01229 885381 / 01229 885348 / sales@abacusprinters.co.uk / www.abacusprinters.co.uk

Four colour litho printing by waterless offset. Free advice and estimates on printing postcards, greetings cards, posters, folders, leaflets, catalogues or Giclee reproductions.

Artmongers

020 8320 2045 / www.artmongers.com

Printing on vinyl, photographic paper, back-lit film and banner material. Waterproof solvent based inks. Machine-cut stickers.

Bob Books

241a Portobello Road, London W11 1LT / 020 7243 7404 / info@bobbooks.co.uk / www.bobbooks.co.uk

Software to create hardback Photobooks or Flipbooks.

Digitalarte

Unit 65, Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN / 0207 2548176 / info@digitalarte.co.uk / www.digitalarte.co.uk

Digital services for artists and galleries. Large format pigment prints on photo papers and canvas. Artwork and documentation photography.

Lulu

www.lulu.com / www.lulu.com/en/help/book_faqs

Upload your manuscript or images and print a book with hard or paperback cover. Copies can be sold, printing one at the time or bulk.

Printing.com

201 Baker Street, London NW1 6UY / 020 7224 3221 / bakerstreet@printing.com / www.printing.com

Print and design company, catalogues in ten working days.

The Real Art Company

020 74281754 / studio@therealartco.com / www.therealartco.com

Giclee print service, high definition scanner for negatives, artwork and print, retouching service.

13.0 [ART SHIPPING AND HANDLING]

Transport and shipping companies who specialise in transporting artworks. Many art transport companies also provide a packing service.

Art Move

Unit 3, Grant Road, London SW1 3NU / 020 7585 1801 / mail@artmove.co.uk / www.artmove.co.uk

Transport of artwork in the UK.

Abrahams & Co. Ltd

1 Crown Close (Off Wick Lane), Bow, London, E3 2JH / 020 8980 1937 / info@abrahamscases.co.uk / www.abrahamscases.co.uk

Manufacturers of containers, cases & crates for art shipment and storage for artists and galleries.

Kent Services Ltd

Unit 3, Phase 2, Grace Road, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1DB / 01795 660 812 / ksl@kent-services.demon.co.uk / www.kent-services.demon.co.uk

Exhibition services. Packaging, packing cases for sale or lease, inland or overseas loans. Co-ordination & administration of exhibition loans.

M&G Transport and Technical Services

18 Maple Crescent, Rishton, Blackburn, Lancashire BB14RJ / 01254 884 244 / Enquiries@museumtransport.co.uk / www.museumtransport.co.uk

Handling, packing and transport service to museums and art galleries. Picture hanging, exhibition installation and technical assistance.

Martinspeed Ltd

Albert Yard, 7 Glasshouse Walk, London SEH 5ES / 020 7735 0566 / martinspeed@martinspeed.com / www.martinspeed.com

Storage, packing, casing, installation, transport, import and export of individual works and exhibitions. Climate controlled vehicles, indemnity approved storage warehouses, case making etc.

Oxford Exhibition Services Limited

Station Rd, Uffington, Oxfordshire, SN7 7QD / 01367 820 713 / Enquiries@oxex.co.uk / www.oxex.co.uk

Packing, packing case construction, secure domestic and international art shipping, temperature and humidity controlled secure storage, picture hanging and exhibition installation.

14.0 [EXHIBITION DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT]

Installation assistance, equipment hire, freelance gallery technicians, AV specialists, prop makers, AV equipment hire etc.

ADi Solutions / ADi Audiovisual (Art & Design installation)

1st Floor, 6-8 Standard Place, Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3BE / 020 7729 8073 shelley@groupadi.com / 020 7729 8085 / harry@groupadi.com / www.groupadi.com

Sell or hire multimedia projectors, video synchronisation units, projection screens, data and video monitors, Sony Cubes, Plasma Screens, DVD players, Hard Disk Video streaming & sound equipment.

Alex Tarrant

9 Gleneagles Close, Harrold Wood, Romford, Essex RM3 0RU / 01708 371105

Picture hanging, exhibition installation, artwork fabrication services, stretching, bespoke packing and case making

Athletes of the Heart

Anna Furse / 07961 374 376 / anna.furse@athletesoftheheart.org / http://www.athletesoftheheart.org

2-3 Sony Data Projectors VPL CX5, 2 Sony DVD Players, 3 Data Video Vision Mixers VP 265 for hire.

Imagey Print and Display

16 Bull Lane, London, N18 1SX / 0845 833 0783 / info@imagey.co.uk / www.imagey.co.uk

Manufacture and supply art display and printed presentation products, (perspex box frames, direct print to acrylic, canvas wraps on stretcher bars, blockmounts to mdf, foamex and acrylic substrates, photo light boxes, freestanding acrylic frames, picture framing. Large format photographic printing and exhibition graphics.

Local Digital Network

http://filmlondon.org.uk/

London Art Workshop

Back of 7 Clapton Square, London E5 8HP / info@londonartworkshop.com / www.londonartworkshop.com

Exhibition design, art installation, gallery refurbishment, construction of walls and hanging, bespoke furniture and woodwork, plinths, gallery furniture and the production of artwork.

Lumen

0113 2469850 / info@lumen.org.uk / lumen.org.uk/

UK-wide technical audio-visual equipment and consultancy service. AV equipment hire. Gallery installations, screenings, public art etc.

Morris Associates

Studio 21/24, 87 Crampton Street, London SE17 / 020 7252 7007 / info@exhibitiondesign.com / www.exhibitiondesign.com

Technical support for small events or exhibitions. Lighting, audio-visual support, liaison with venues, health & safety issues, installation, operation, transport, logistics & installation.

Stewart Contract Services

07775 625897 / stewartcontract@aol.com /www.stewartcontractservices.com

Purchase/rental temporary exhibition walls, partition stands, plinths.

The Block

The Block, 566 Cable Street, London E1W 3HB / matt@the-block.org / 07946 41 9615 / matt@the-block.org / http://www.the-block.org

The Print Space

The Print Space, 74 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DL / 020 77391060 / info@theprintspace.co.uk / www.theprintspace.co.uk

Digital C-type archival large format photographic prints, large format professional Epson Giclee prints and CMYK proofs with colour accuracy.

The White Wall Company

Studio 2, 5a Priory Grove, Stockwell, London SW8 2PD / 020 7627 3223 / mail@thewhitewall.co.uk / www.thewhitewall.co.uk