Image credit: still from Antipodes (she sleeps so loud) by Meaghan Stewart, part of SCRAMBLE
Online Resources and Assistance for Artists
In these disorienting times, we hope we can still offer a touchstone for advice and guidance, and continue our artist support and development work. In the recent days and weeks we have been keeping track of online content that might help, educate, entertain or distract from the crisis at hand.
Here are our findings. This page will be updated as we hear of more.
If you’d like us to add something please email us.
Help & Resources
Covid-19 – Resources for the Self-Employed collated by Lucien Anderson
The latest advice, guidance and emergency funding measures Arts Council England have put in place to address the Covid-19/Coronavirus crisis.
Creative Scotland’s A-Z of funding and resources available to those in the creative community, who have been affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19).
The latest guidance from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for the arts sector on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Manchester International Festival’s guide for artists and freelancers
Become a member of Artists’s Union England!
Twitter thread of resources from Shape Arts, who work to remove barriers for disabled artists
Rent Strike Resources from The New Enquiry
Not eligible to apply for the Arts Council emergency fund? Form a Solidarity Syndicate
Apply for a-n Bursaries: Time Space Money
Sail Creative have made a map of support available in Newcastle
Helping Others / Solidarity
Grainger Market Delivery Service – gets booked up quickly!
Slugtown are crowdfunding to fix up their new premises in Shieldfield, with some amazing artworks as rewards
Commercial Union House are crowdfunding to support their community of artist spaces
A lot of artists are taking part in the #artistsupportpledge – an initiative whereby artists promise to buy £200 of another artist’s work for every £1000 they sell themselves. Follow the hashtag on instagram to find others involved.
Donate to The Hygiene Bank to help provide nappies and other hygiene products
Monthly online resident artist on The White Pube homepage
12o Collective’s 30works30days will be running throughout April
sadgrads2020 is an instagram page devoted to sharing the work of art students graduating this year
Glasgow International’s Digital Programme is online 23 April – 10 May 2020
NewBridge Members’ Work
Graeme Hopper recently released this great album under the band name Chlorine
Tom Lines just released an album too, under the name That Which Crawls
Keep up to date with the current Collective Studio artists on their instagram
The Spaghetti Factory interviewed by Jessica Bennett on Young Artists in Conversation
The monthly open decks DJ night Roiler Boom has now become a facebook group
Thought Foundation’s call for a People’s Street Art Gallery
A new collaborative Google Doc a day by Folium Publishing to continue sharing thoughts, work and create a document filled with fragments from artists life’s during social distancing
Apply for Virtual Residencies with Cel del Nord
Submit to Gaada’s monthly Quarantzine published every month until ‘the end’
Creative Waves is a project to share thoughts and art about the current situation
Group Show is a podcast and now radio show developed by Caitlin Merrett King in residency at NewBridge
Laura Yuile records each episode of Asset Arrest during a viewing of a luxury property where she poses as a potential buyer
Alex Lockwood’s Shift & Signal podcast is a series of aural explorations of the urban space in Newcastle and Gateshead
Check out the new Star & Shadow Radio
Stay at Home Movies curated by Herb Shellenberger for Map Magazine
The BFI have put a large selection of films from London Film-Makers’ Co-op (now LUX) online for free – lots of artist film from the 70s & 80s
Goldsmiths CCA’s new streaming channel will be updated with two new artists’ films every Monday
To Read / Learn
A whole host of free Open University courses, including several on arts and culture