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How many complaints do we need to change an institution?

Gender-based discrimination and violence are considered to be widespread issues in the arts. What can be done? Martina Denegri shares urgent steps to overcome the unsafety in three different sections: the origins of womxn artists’ historical invisibility,  sexual harassment in art education, and the lack of womxn’s representation in the arts.






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Do we want a state of patronage?

Patronage: as artists, we may not be directly involved, but we do observe a number of developments up close.






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The Great Disappearing Act

On confusion and accountability in the production complex, a report on the symposium The State of Patronage.






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Art Academies Acknowledge Urgency to Change

Platform BK and Kunstenbond were invited by SAC KUO, the official meeting of the management of Dutch art academies, to talk about the professional futures of their students.






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Reader 7: Precarious Practices

Artists and cultural workers on the reality of precarious life.






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Recovery of the cultural sector after the pandemic

In collaboration with the Creative Coalition, Platform BK, is busy talking to policymakers and policy advisors in The Hague about the recovery of the culture sector after the pandemic. Read about our lobby activities below. 






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