passing this on from the
Sydney Art Seen Society:
ECHO ACTION NO. 1
Yo Yo your No No
PUBLIC MEETING please pass on to others
WHEN MONDAY, 26 JULY 2004
WHERE AUSTRALIA COUNCIL (ENTRANCE)
372 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills
TIME 5:00 to 6:15pm
VISUAL ARTISTS say NO TO NOTHING but YES TO ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
With a Federal election looming, the Sydney Arts Management Advisory
Group (SAMAG) has invited the Federal Minister for the Arts, Shadow
Minister for the Arts and Arts spokespeople from the Australian
Democrats and The Greens to debate arts policy.
They will speak on how they see the future of the arts and what
policies they have to support and enrich the arts industry.
This meeting will be on Monday, 26 July 2004 at the Australia Council.
Please come along and greet the Feds to let them know what matters to
Yo yos will be supplied or bring your own.
This, our first echo action, is part of the VISUAL ARTISTS say NO TO
NOTHING national campaign (26 July – 30 August) that will carry the
STARVING VISUAL ARTIST â€œput the cliche’ to restâ€œ PETITION to
Please come along and Yo Yo your No No to the Feds and join us for a
cup of thermos coffee. At least come along and sign our petition.*
* A petition will be present that calls for a standard artists’ fee
of no less than $2,000 per individual exhibition and a pro rata payment no
less than $500 for group exhibitions to be adopted by all publicly
funded, visual art institutions, nationally.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT CO-CONVENERS OF THE SYDNEY ART SEEN
GAIL HASTINGS AND LISA KELLY AT firstname.lastname@example.org