Interestingly the portfolio does seem to be skewed in favour of the
more traditional disciplines... this diagram was linked from The
On 31 March 2011 11:08, Gary Thomas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Ditto what Taylor, Mat and Mike said..
> And I think Ele's suggestion of a letter to The Guardian would do no harm.
> (It was only after the guardian's cutsblog mentioned that our gfta had been rejected that ace called us to encourage us to resubmit)
> This isn't just about cuts - it's about a lack of balance in their friggin portfolio!
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Ele Carpenter <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Date: 30 March 2011 21:50:33 GMT+01:00
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [NEW-MEDIA-CURATING] ACE funding
>>> Reply-To: Ele Carpenter <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Here is the list of organisations to be cut on Guardian blog:
>>> It's such a long list it's hard to comprehend - and as Clive says the
>>> media arts seem very hard hit within the percentage of visual arts
>>> cuts. I'm sure there's someone on this list who can download the
>>> Guardian data and do the maths?
>>> Whilst everyone is reeling in shock, could we draft a letter to the
>>> Guardian? At don't think it's gonna make a difference - but visibility
>>> seems important. Maybe there'll be a Media Arts Block with the
>>> http://artsagainstcuts.wordpress.com protests now.... ?
>>> Any ideas?
>>> On 30 March 2011 20:45, Clive Gillman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> Don't want to start a new line, but it feels like some comment is needed on
>>>> the complete wipeout of ACE-funded organisations working with new media
>>>> announced today - folly, PVA, Mute, Access Space, Lovebytes, Proboscis,
>>>> Vivid. Been out of the loop in England, but is that it for Arts Council
>>>> England support for new media ?
>>> Ele Carpenter
>>> Lecturer, MFA Curating, Dept of Art, Goldsmiths College, Uni of London.
>>> m: +44 (0)7989 502 191