Visual Artists Network (EVAN) has decided to set up this
website Visual Art
Politics in order to facilitate collection
and distribution of knowledge and information relevant to people dealing
with visual art and politics.
When two very different professions - almost complementary - are dealing with issues in common, a basic knowledge of eachothers area does not automatically follow. But such knowledge is needed if a dialogue shall make sense. Nevertheless, when visual artists meet politicians - at any rank in the hierarchy of the political world - it becomes clear that the reciprocal level of knowledge is unpardonably low.
EVAN, European Visual Artists Network intend to do something about this.
We set up this web site journal, Visual Art Politics,
in order to - step by step - begin building up a platform for dialogue
based on basic knowledge about