Mutual Artists

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About Mutual Artists

Mutual is an artist-run studio co-operative based in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the heart of the project lies co-operative values of mutual aid, self-organisation and solidarity. In recent years our priority has been providing affordable studio space to early career artists. In the future we aim to expand our remit to include regular events, sustainable fabrication facilities and community outreach initiatives.


Right now however, our focus has shifted to surviving the current Covid-19 pandemic. As a cooperatively run studio group we fall between the cracks in terms of financial support available from the government and the various arts-sector organisations. We are currently paying full rent on a space we have not been using since late March with little idea of when it will be safe to use it again. We are also in the tricky position that if we are no longer able to continue paying out rent and have to leave, it will also cost us a considerable amount to re-enstate the studio as it was before we moved in. This led us to creating this Patreon as a way to create some income stream to help sustain the co-operative.

Patreon appeals to us because we can do this in a way that stays true to our co-operative values. We can give people an opportunity to support us financially whilst offering up insights into our wide-ranging creative practices and pools of knowledge and experience.

We are painters, printers, designers, illustrators, multi-media artists, installation makers, musicians and writers. We are interdisciplinary, multi disciplinary or perhaps just beyond disciplinary! Our practices encompass community and outreach work, participatory arts, freelance client and commission work, exhibitions and performance.

We will be sharing content weekly- with images, videos and writings from our individual practices. Each Mutual Artist will be doing this in their own way; so expect an eclectic and dynamic stream of content! As we build an audience we hope to be able to respond to your curiosities and needs and offer up more tailored content such as Q&A’s and live-streamed skill sharing.

Thank you for your support and we so look forward to connecting with you.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 10 exclusive posts
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Writing
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Videos

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