Res Artis Survey 2 report on impacts of COVID-19 on residencies field
Res Artis: Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies and UCL (University College London) have partnered to deliver a three-part survey that examines the immediate, medium-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on the international arts residencies field. The Survey 2 report is now available.
Download the Survey 2 report here: https://resartis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/ResArtis_UCL-second-survey-report_COVID-19-impact-on-arts-residencies.pdf
Among the findings:
- 65% of artists have been forced to pursue non-arts work, while 12.2% are considering leaving the sector entirely.
- 68% of artists and 61% of arts residency operators have been unable to access emergency funding.
- 88% of artist respondents have had their mental health impacted by the pandemic, with 57% saying it has affected their ability to produce new works.
While the impact of the pandemic on the international arts residencies landscape continues to be devastating and enduring, there are glimmers of hope. Through this important research Res Artis aims to provide quantitative and qualitive data to the sector and make recommendations to encourage sector recovery.