Visual Artists Ireland receives constant comment about internships and requests to advertise a wide variety of these opportunities during the year. We also receive much comment from our members who ask why we are advertising opportunities that refuse to pay. We conducted a survey through our website. The answers to the question “Should Visual Artists […]
Best Practice Guidelines for Internships a vital step in the development of an ethical infrastructure for the visual arts sector.
CLAIRE POWER CONSIDERS THE INCREASING RELIANCE OF VISUAL ARTS ORGANISATIONS ON INTERERNSHIPS, AND REPORTS ON THE FINDINGS OF AND ISSUES AIRED BY A RECENTLY-FORMED DISCUSSION GROUP ON THE SUBJECT. Writing an article on the current debate about internships is daunting, especially when you wear an institutional hat, purport to represent the views of a wider […]