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Canadian Blockchain Innovation To Benefit Visual Artists

CANADIAN BLOCKCHAIN INNOVATION WILL BENEFIT VISUAL ARTISTS Canada Council for the Arts grant will create new opportunities for visual artists and public to engage with creative work OTTAWA (July 10, 2019) – A partnership between Canadian Artists’ Representation/Le Front des… Read More

Curatorial Fee Consultation

Has the Curator Been Paid? Establishing labour standards for self-employed curators Over the past ten years, Artist and Independent Curator, Clayton Windatt has been periodically exploring curatorial fee structures attempting to understand how any system can be established or how to… Read More

Performance Artists in Canada: Executive Summary

Assessing Professional Conditions for Performance Artists in Canada   May 30, 2019 — From May to August 2018, the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Conference / Conférence des collectifs et des centres d’artistes autogérés (ARCA), Canadian Artist Representation /Le Front des… Read More

Call for New Board Members – 2019

Call for New Board Members CARFAC is looking for board members, to be elected at our National Annual General Meeting (AGM). If you are a professional visual or media artist interested in improving the working conditions of your fellow practicing… Read More

CARFAC National Annual Report for 2018

In 2018, CARFAC celebrates our 50th anniversary. For over five decades, it is important to remember that thousands of artists have committed their time and energy, working together from coast to coast, and beyond. As our founder Jack Chambers once… Read More