Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole © 2022 courtesy of NAVA
NAVA's new Code of Practice
Date: Thursday 17 November, 2-3pm
Following a three-year collaborative approach, the new Code of Practice for Visual Arts, Craft and Design sets out good practice approaches to working relationships in the professional Australian visual arts, craft and design sector, ethical standards of access and inclusion, and payment rates for artists and arts workers. The sixth edition of the Code opens with a new introductory Principles, Ethics and Rights chapter featuring sections on First Nations and Access Rights for d/Deaf and Disabled People.
In this introductory webinar on the new Code Rhianna Pezzaniti discussed the approach to this major revision; Stephanie Parkin discussed the background and provide an outline of recommendations in First Nations section in Principles, Ethics and Rights as well as Working with Art Centres; and Margaret Mayhew discussed the embedding of access rights throughout the new Code and present a summary of recommendations Access Rights for d/Deaf and Disabled People section.
This webinar is part of the 3-year Australian Research Council Linkage project entitled Visual Arts Work: sustainable strategies for the Australian visual arts and craft sector led by researchers from RMIT University and The University of Melbourne, and industry partners the National Association of the Visual Arts (NAVA), and the Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA).
Ana Tiquia, WORKPLACE, 2019-2021, participatory performance, installation (detail).
Photographer: Agniezka Chabros
Artistic Courage: reimagining work, ambition, and equity in the arts
Date: Friday 29 July 2022, 12-5pm
This symposium brought together artists, researchers, and organisers to yarn, present, and perform about their diverse arts practices and imagine creative approaches for the future of work in the visual arts sector. Participants presented creative ideas that challenge existing processes and structures to create more equitable, inclusive and collaborative approaches that recognise and embrace the diverse cultural and social values in artistic and creative practices today.