Normally in March, we enjoy a bloom of arts activity across all media—performances, visual art, movies, you name it. This year is different. While the world grapples with containing COVID-19, the way we typically participate in the arts is changing. In-person gatherings are no longer possible. Here are just a few different ways you can be a cultural and artistic participant from your couch while you are sheltering-in-place.
Covid-19 may have forced galleries to close their doors but there is no shortage of frenetic, urgent action in the UK art world as it deals with the impact of social distancing. Things are moving fast, and they need to: this is a crisis that is threatening everyone – from the individual, self-employed artist trying to work out where the next paid work is coming from, to the arts organization CEO whose income streams have shrunk to zero overnight. Read more →