Artists unite to strategize for the coming year

Record Staff

A group of artists from a variety of disciplines gathered in Strathcona park in Sherbrooke on Friday to share ideas and develop strategies to ensure support during what will be a precarious upcoming year for the arts.
With no major events or festivals confirmed at the moment, members of the artistic community met to rethink their safety net by looking at the working relationship between artists and clients, unemployment challenges and accumulating working hours.
The goal of the meeting was to brainstorm ideas and compile demands to share with political decision-makers so that the livelihood of artists is protected during the pandemic.

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