Our anti-racism actions to date and our plans for the immediate future

Posted on Jun 23, 2020

In early June, in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, we wrote that “we are actively committed to educating ourselves and are in the process of discussing and actioning a lot of changes in our organisation.” We want to share with you what this really means and what we are doing to be actively anti-racist.


Introducing Vijay Patel as part of the Freelance Task Force

Posted on Jun 12, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Vijay Patel will be representing Artsadmin as part of the Freelance Task Force.


"The only lasting truth is Change."

Posted on Jun 3, 2020

A dip into the archive: Rosemary Lee's Infanta

Posted on May 26, 2020

We asked Rosemary Lee to look back through our archive and pick a few of her pieces that might resonate in some way with the current situation. This week we are sharing Infanta (1998).


Toynbee Studios timelapses by Mark Morreau

Posted on May 20, 2020

Whilst the Artsadmin team and Toynbee Studios tenants are working remotely, Mark Morreau has documented the now empty spaces from dawn to dusk - and they make for mesmerising viewing.


Locked down but still free

Posted by: Brenda Birungi on May 12, 2020

Brenda Birungi (Lady Unchained) is a poet and educator who has collaborated with Artsadmin on projects and performances in prisons and with people in the community affected by the criminal justice system. In this blog, Brenda reflects on lockdown inside and outside of the prison walls.


A dip into the archive: Rosemary Lee's boy

Posted on May 4, 2020

We asked Rosemary Lee to look back through our archive and pick a few of her pieces that might resonate in some way with the current situation. This week we are sharing boy, with an introduction from Rosemary.


Introducing our Artists' Support Producer Reena Kalsi

Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Reena joined the Artsadmin team from Battersea Arts Centre back in January, as Artists' Support Producer. Since then she's been working on our artist support offer and has been giving advisory sessions. Get to know her in this blog.


Earth Day during lockdown

Posted on Apr 21, 2020

It's the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we find ourselves in an unusual set of circumstances. To mark the day, which aims to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide, Artsadmin staff reflect on the environment and their connection to it during lockdown.


Tammy Reynolds. Photo by Brian Robe

Congratulations to Artsadmin’s Bursary Artists 2020-21

Posted on Apr 15, 2020

We are delighted to announce the five artists who have been selected for our 2020-21 Bursary award. 


Sensitivity is the most radical of tools.

Posted on Apr 7, 2020

Chloe Cunliffe, University of Sussex student and Artsadmin work placement, reflects on Imran Perretta’s the destructors, shown at Chisenhale Gallery. 


My work placement and reflections on Selina Thompson's Immersion

Posted by: Chloe Cunliffe on Mar 30, 2020

Final year Drama student, Chloe Cunliffe, joined us for a three month work placement. In this blog she shares her thoughts on Selina Thompson's project Immersion.


We are all in this together: update in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on Mar 17, 2020

We are taking measures to ensure the safety of our community at Toynbee Studios and any people we are in close and regular contact with, but remain committed to supporting artists through this very difficult time. 


Join Artsadmin Youth

Posted on Mar 10, 2020

Artsadmin is launching a new Youth Programme in June 2020 and we're looking to recruit a group of local young people


Bursary update

Posted on Mar 6, 2020

We are so excited to have received 510 applications for the 2020-21 Artsadmin Bursary. For the final selection process, we are joined by external panellists. 


Vogue: The Unlimited House of Krip, photo by Fotocad

Unlimited has been extended! More funding opportunities coming up in 2020

Posted on Feb 14, 2020

Shape Arts and Artsadmin are delighted to announce that Unlimited will be extended until 2022 and there will be another open call for Unlimited Commissions, thanks to additional funding from Arts Council England.


Take part in Season for Change 2020

Posted on Jan 20, 2020

From June-November 2020, organisations and artists across the UK are invited to respond to the climate crisis through practical actions and participatory activities that spark public conversation about the future of our planet, and showcase solutions.


IETM Exchange: Lessons learnt from Artsadmin

Posted by: Adi Kuneva on Jan 8, 2020

Back in November we were joined by Adi, festival coordinator of ACT Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria, on a staff exchange with one of our producers. In this blog Adi reflects on the experience and what she took away from it.


Illustration by Alice Maggs

Enter the Artsadmin Festive Prize Draw from just £5!

Posted on Nov 27, 2019

This year we're opting for a paper-free approach and inviting you to donate a 40th anniversary gift, which will automatically enter you into a prize draw.


#Artsadmin40: Judith Knight – Participation

Posted on Nov 14, 2019

Artsadmin's Founder, Judith Knight, explores how participatory performance has evolved over the past 40 years.


Elinor Lewis, Orchard (BANNER 2018). Photo by Greg Goodale.

Making Toynbee Studios greener and more inclusive

Posted on Nov 1, 2019

We're thrilled to announce that we've been awarded £189,166 through Arts Council England's Small Capital Grants to make Toynbee Studios even more accessible and carbon neutral by 2025.


Artsadmin announces the 2019/20 BANNER artists

Posted on Oct 7, 2019

Artsadmin is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2019/20 BANNER award: Shereen Zoumot and Sinéad Hargan.


2019/20 Artsadmin Portfolio

Posted on Sep 20, 2019

Have a browse of the artist projects Artsadmin has available to tour in our 2018/19 Portfolio.


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