Artist/Author: Liberate Tate | Digital Reference: EF5333 | Type: Digital File
A film documenting the unsanctioned live performance in Tate Britain: in the run up to the international climate talks in Paris as the artists invited Tate to reconsider their sponsorship deal with BP, and to begin to erase this scar from their skin.
Part of LADA Screens 9. The film was availble online between 30 April and 13 May 2016 on the LADA Screens Channel.
Artist/Author: Morgan Quaintance | Reference: A0682 | Type: Article
Pandering to the real or imagined demands of private finance distorts the art world, silencing dissent and stifling politically or socially engaged art in favour of consensus and what is known in the trade as 'investment grade art'.
Artist/Author: Jane Trowell, Platform | Reference: P1820 | Type: Publication
There are lots of guides for artists on how to earn a living from art or how to raise funds to support making it, but few which help us ask what the ethical implications are of the routes we choose. In this Study Room Guide, arts, social justice and environmental group Platform has selected some key texts that they think are useful in helping to position yourself ethically with regard to financing or supporting artistic practice through business or corporate sponsorship.