As an artist how much time do you spend looking for space to rehearse or present your work from start to finish? An hour? 3 hours? A week? When you consider the time spent hunting down the right space and the flurry of e-mails or phone calls to find out if space is actually available, [...]
Space is often competitive and expensive, especially in large metropolitan areas. However, alternatives for space rental payment are not the elusive unicorns you might assume them to be. Improving search tools to discover spaces open to special arrangements for payment, is a leap in the right direction.
Affordable space is a critical need for artists. One relatively untapped angle is vacant commercial property. Dane County Planning & Development (Madison, Wisconsin) recently took the bold step of asking why artists and commercial property owners aren’t getting together.
On the heels of NYC Performing Arts Spaces launching online booking (as seen in Backstage, Brokelyn, Betabeat, and Nextweb) LA Stage Alliance steps up to be the first of our regional Art Space Solutions Network partners to launch Availability Search.
SpaceFinderLA launched the ability for venues to sync their calendars and renters to search unbooked space [...]
With the increased importance of non-traditional venues, what is Fractured Atlas doing to make it easier for artists and non-traditional venues to find each other?
Fractured Atlas heads down to Georgia this upcoming weekend to participate in Gather Atlanta 2012, an annual networking event which aims to, “facilitate partnership and collaboration amongst Atlanta’s disparate arts organizations”.
As project manager for Fractured Atlas’ Spaces initiative, I will be presenting a live demo of Atlanta Spaces, the online directory for creative space built in [...]
Imagine unbooked rehearsal and performance rental times across New York City being matched to renters looking for those exact rental times, simply by venues sharing their calendar via NYCPASpaces.org? Sure, many venues these days display a rental calendar on their own website (this is helpful) but I’m talking about aggregating unbooked rental times into a [...]
On Jan 30th, our Art Space Solutions Network partner, Cultural Development Corporation, launched DC Space Finder, a Spaces database for Washington D.C. artists and venues. DC Space Finder is the 6th database to launch as part of our expanding network of searchable online marketplaces for arts space, powered by Fractured Atlas.
The initial response by the DC arts community to [...]