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Artists in the Gig Economy Workshop (SOLD OUT - waiting list available)

14:00 on 24 August 2018
Edinburgh College of Art.

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How does the gig economy shape art production in Scotland? From Airbnb’d spare rooms to second shifts working for Deliveroo, in what ways are artists implicated in this precarious new economy?

This is a workshop sharing experiences and new research presented alongside Melanie Gilligan’s The Common Sense.

A bursary fund supporting travel costs and childcare is available. Please contact Harry Weeks at in order to apply.

Speakers at the event include:

Ed Compson (artist, Embassy Gallery)
Dan Cookson (independent researcher)
Al James (Newcastle University)
Shona Macnaughton (artist)
Ciaran McDonald (The Scottish Parliament)
Ailie Rutherford (artist)
Yasmin Sulaiman (Creative Edinburgh)
Camara Taylor (artist)
Karen Gregory (The University of Edinburgh)
Harry Weeks (The University of Edinburgh)
Kirsten Lloyd (The University of Edinburgh)

Event supported by The University of Edinburgh and SCAN.