Besides being active on the content-level of production, Šum also became an experiment in forming alternative financial and organizational support strategies and establishing the necessary conditions for production of critical thought in contemporary art.

One such strategy is a co-production network of partner institutions (public and NGOs). The co-production network provides a financial source for the continuous publication of the journal and also encourages mutual support/alliance between self-organized (that is, also, self-employed) cultural workers (artists and writers) and public institutions of contemporary art. Though not yet fully operational, in future it might provide a framework that is necessary due to the ever greater precarization of work in the field of culture.

In 2017 Šum is supported by:

Društvo Igor Zabel | Galerija Kapelica / Zavod Kersnikova | Galerija Miklova hiša | Galerija Škuc | Loški muzej Škofja Loka | MGLC – Mednarodni grafični likovni center | MG+MSUM – Moderna galerija | UGM – Umetnostna galerija Maribor | Ustanova Fundacija Sonda + GT2 | ZAVOD CELEIA CELJE – Center sodobnih umetnosti | Zavod Projekt Atol, Društvo Ljudmila, Zavod Delak | and sponsors: Riko | Pizzeria Foculus

Members of the co-production network:

  • Društvo Galerija BOKS
  • Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory
  • Ljudmila / Projekt Atol / Delak
  • Društvo Praznine
  • Kapelica Gallery / Zavod Kersnikova
  • Gallery Miklova Hiša Ribnica
  • Galerija Škuc
  • Koroška galerija likovnih umetnosti (KGLU)
  • Loški muzej Škofja Loka
  • Mednarodni grafični likovni center (MGLC)
  • Mestna galerija Ljubljana
  • Moderna galerija in Muzej sodobne umetnosti Metelkova (MG+MSUM)
  • Umetnostna galerija Maribor (UGM)
  • Ustanova Fundacija Sonda + GT22
  • Zavod Celeia Celje (Center sodobnih umetnosti)