New Code of Practice finally tabled

After three years of consultation, NAVA has released a new Code of Practice for Visual, Craft and Design practitioners.

In 2018, NAVA – the National Association for the Visual Arts – announced it would revise its existing Code of Practice for Visual Arts, Craft and Design, which was originally written in 2001.

While the Code has gone through five subsequent re-writes during that time, it was still vastly out of date, thanks to changes in technology, museum practices and importantly equitable and ethical structures around how we present artists’ work.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina