[microsound-announce] [OKNO] support the workspaces and atypical artist organizations!

e/:m-);m>^a slacklavish at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 11:58:31 EDT 2012

Hi Antonio

It says the petition is closed already? Wondering if that seems correct to you...

Btw. we are having massive funding issues in the west coast of Canada for our artist-run centres too. I wanted to sign in solidarity. let me know if I can somehow. 



“Sent from a smarter phone than me...that's why."

On 2012-04-24, at 3:45 AM, Antonio <in.an.autumn.garden at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear colleagues, artists, cultural workers, art lovers,
> May we ask your attention for a plea on behalf of small atypical,
> difficult to place workspaces and artists' organizations? Not only
> their future functioning is under pressure, but for some their
> existence is under threat.
> We fear that ending the support of these 'cultural breeding places'
> will undermine the arts of the future. A policy that says it wishes to
> focus on diversity, experiment, research and support of artists,
> should nurture the places that shape these objectives.
> The open letter briefly explains the context of the plea, which is
> addressed to the Minister, the Commissions and the Agency. At the same
> time the letter also wants to open up the dialogue about this subject
> more widely.
> If you agree, you can support this cause by signing the letter too
> through this link: http://www.change.org/petitions/wat-nu-what-now
> And please copy/paste this e-mail to as many people as possible, so
> they can sign as well.
> Thank you for your support! And sorry for cross posting.
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