As part of the regional advocate campaign work for A-N and Glasgow, myself, Janie Nicoll and the Scottish Artist Union are delighted to confirm the political and cultural panel who will be attending the event and sharing/ championing their stand point for the A-N Paying Artists Campaign
Our Political Panel will consist of members of each of the main parties, including Moira Crawford (Green Party), Chris Young (Liberal Democrats), Gordon McCaskill (Conservative), Brian Smith (Trade Union and Socialist Coalition) Claire Baker (Shadow Secretary for Culture) and an SNP speaker tbc
Our cultural panel will include Kyla McDonald (Artistic Director of Glasgow Sculpture Studios); Sukaina Kubba (Glasgow School of Art); Dr Emma Flynn (PHD research in how artists make a living in today’s sector) and Janie Nicoll, Glasgow Artist and representative for Scottish Artists Union.
The event will be recorded by video by artist Pavel Dousek and live illustration by artistSean Mulvenna, with issues shared globally live and on-line via twitter on #PayingArtists by yours truly!
Its time to wake up, speak up and be heard in Glasgow this Saturday…..
Information on the wider national campaign can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMDSDe7YUs0
To help achieve fair and transparent pay for artists sign up to the campaign at http://www.payingartists.org.uk/signup/
And have your say via #payingartists and @AIR_artists and @SCOArtistsUnion