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Artists rally at Alberta legislature to protest grant finance application deferral
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content article Sidebar Share CloseShare this Story: A contact us to arts: Copy Link Email Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest LinkedIn TumblrArticle contentDozens of artists gathered on the steps of the Alberta legislature Thursday afternoon to oppose changes to arts funding in the province.
Participants were encouraged to embark on a "Chalk appearing in, Sending colourful chalk messages to the provincial state and federal government and Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) Protesting the conclusion to defer individual arts funding applications from the original March 1 deadline to Sept. 2.
"Individual project grants have not been cut or eliminated, The funds earmarked for the March intake have been moved to the september intake, believed Kimberly Evans, Director of arts program for the AFA, In an email.
content pages continuedVern Thiessen, A playwright and former director of company West Playwrights' Theatre, Says the funding hardship, Particularly during a pandemic coordinated with a five per cent cut to the AFA budget each of the last two years signals the province is losing its standing as a longtime supporter of Canadian arts and culture.
"Alberta has always been a leader in arts funding in the country, And one of the early adopters of arts funding rediscovering the reassurance of the 1940s, So it's unsatisfying to see the province relinquishing that, he was quoted saying.
articles continued"It takes years to decide on a latin brides project, And many of these grants are development money. It's like seeing if there's oil on your lawn, And it's hassle,unchanged for artists. You have to on the internet and development before drilling, And it's this also in the arts,
Artists via your Alberta Arts Matter Coalition raised their voices against grant deferrals, Drawing in chalk outside of the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton, would 28, 2020. e Kaiser/PostmeiaDenise Roy, Former dean of fine arts at MacEwan collage and one of the organizers of the protest, headed by the Alberta Arts Matter Coalition, Noted other provinces have taken greater measures to support artists during particularly trying times for the.
"Other governments forwarded people all of their operating grant right out of the gate. Here in Alberta we're giving it women in instalments, If it finds all, She pronounced. "to conclude, any drop in the bucket, And providing these grants will be a sign of good faith.
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