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Common Practice, London, is an advocacy group working for the recognition and fostering of the small-scale contemporary visual arts sector in the capital.

The group aims to promote the value of the sector and its activities, act as a knowledge base and resource for members and affiliated organisations, and develop a dialogue with other visual art organisations on a local, national and international level.

The group's founding members (listed below) together represent a diverse range of activities including commissioning, production, publishing, research, exhibitions, residencies and artists' studios.

Common Practice


Chisenhale Gallery

Matt's Gallery

The Showroom

Studio Voltaire

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts)