Thursday, July 02, 2009

REFINING DISSENT: THE ARTS COUNCIL AND RADICAL ARTS

The Arts Council describes itself as “the national development agency for the arts... distributing public money to help artists and arts organisations.” Wherever there is the smell of money, however, art inevitably becomes a political issue. In this article, Corporate Watch takes a look at why a government body that is meant to “get more high quality work to a wider range of people” would be interested in radical and subversive arts projects. read more

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