Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Great Resource for Visual Art Information - Akimbo

Canada's Online Source for Visual Art Information

Akimbo is a Toronto-based company that promotes contemporary visual art, video, new media and film locally, nationally and internationally via the internet. Established in November, 1999, Akimbo has built a large and dedicated subscriber and reader base of Canadian and international visual arts professionals along with a client base of hundreds of the country's most important galleries, museums, art institutions and media, film and video festivals.

Akimbo is focused and selective about the information we distribute, and readers get the most up-to-date and vital information about exhibitions, publications, performances, screenings, talks, lecture series, launches, calls for submissions, and jobs related and relevant to visual culture in Canada. Akimbo clients get better media coverage, more filled seats and bigger attendance numbers.

Content is distributed through email broadcasts to an opt-in subscriber base of more than 8,550 people, plus posted to, which boasts a readership from all over the world - our site visitors come from Canada, the U.S., Germany, the U.K., France, Japan, the Netherlands, Australia, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland, Poland, Spain and many more countries. Every month, the site receives 1M+ page views, and 69,000 unique visitors. Akimbo RSS feeds get 180,000 reads and our Calendar items get 42,500 downloads per month. The Akimbo iPhone App provides event and exhibition information to 1,575 people in an easy-to-use mobile interface and 5,850 social media users follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Akimblog is an independent publishing arm of Akimbo, featuring writers from across Canada and points in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Akimblog gets 40,300 page views per month.

To learn more about Akimbo and to access their resources, visit:

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