DACS Interviews

  • Kevin Cummins: “Payback royalties are a nice bonus”

    Acclaimed photographer Kevin Cummins talks to DACS about his prolific and varied career photographing legendary musicians such as David Bowie and Joy Division, making a living from his work and receiving Payback royalties from DACS.

    30 July 2015

  • David Roberts talks to DACS about Dutch PLR

    Liverpool-born artist David Roberts has illustrated books by some of Britain’s most celebrated children’s authors. We catch up with him about claiming Dutch PLR royalties, which he tells us are an important strand of an artist’s income.

    21 January 2015

  • Jane Ray talks to DACS about Dutch PLR

    DACS talks to children's book illustrator, Jane Ray, about Dutch Public Lending Right (Dutch PLR) royalties. She explains why artists should sign up and provides some useful tips for first-time applicants.

    15 December 2014

  • Debi Gliori talks to DACS about Dutch PLR

    Children’s author and illustrator Debi Gliori talks to DACS about Dutch Public Lending Right (Dutch PLR) royalties, why they are important and why artists should claim them.

    27 November 2014

  • An Vrombaut talks to DACS about Dutch PLR

    We speak to An Vrombaut, illustrator, author and creator of animated children’s TV programme 64 Zoo Lane, about Dutch PLR - our scheme through which visual artists can claim royalties for the lending of books featuring their work by libraries in the Netherlands.

    21 November 2014

  • Payback competition winners announced

    Caricaturists Femi Adetunji and Tayo Fatunla, and fine artists Claire Weetman and Michelle Wren are the winners of DACS' recent Payback competition, in which we asked claimants to recommend Payback to a friend for the chance to win vouchers from Metro Imaging or Jackson’s Art Supplies.

    27 October 2014