Credit: a discussion about monetisation and value in the art world



Credit is a new project designed to investigate and mitigate the intensifying commercial and economic pressures faced by emerging galleries and arts organisations.

The conditions created by rising living and business costs, the concentration of capital at the top of the art market, the art market’s integration into the global financial system are rapidly changing both how art and artists operate.

We’re interested in emerging economies and ecologies that can positively impact the way art is made, bought and sold and help sustain a flourishing and broadly accessible art scene.

Credit launches with a one-day symposium on Saturday 30th November, held at Central Saint Martins in London.

The event is free and open to the public. Advance booking is, however, essential. To book free tickets please click here:


9:30-10:00 arrival

10:00-10:15 Intro:  Nick Hackworth and Alison Green

10:15-10:45 Who gets paid? What for? And what’s the problem? Alexander Branczik, Darren Flook, Raju Rage, Will Jarvis, White Pube and Poppy Moroney, chaired by Alex Schady and Alison Green


12:15-12:45 Players and Makers: Presentation by ARtCH, a project from MA Culture, Criticism and Curation, Central Saint Martins

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-14:20 Promises and Realities of digital technologies Tsila Hassine, Christopher Kulendran Thomas, Carla Rapoport and Samuel Capps, chaired by Lee Weinberg


15:00-15:15 Short break

15:15-15:50 Alternative models for art Roman Vasseur, Sarah Elson, Paul Hedge and Mary Evans, chaired by Stephanie Dieckvoss


16:30-16:45 Closing notes. Tickets are free. Booking essential

View the Collection

Julian Wild, Rubus, 2014

Godfried Donkor, St. Bill Richmond - The Black Terror, 2010

Children of the Light, Yellow Sphere, 2022

Raphaela Vogel, Teint Eklat, 2014