Blindside’s Professional Development Series

BLINDSIDE is proud to present the 2017 Professional Development Series. Led by industry experts, these sessions offer unique professional development opportunities for artists, writers and curators interested in expanding the tools of their practice, along with providing opportunities to further connect with peers.

For further information, contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

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This program has limited capacity | To register your attendance contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

SOUND SERIES – GESTURE MANIFEST, BLINDSIDE Opening Night, July 21, 2016. Photograph by Keelan O’Hehir

Tuesday 10 October | 6.30 – 7.30pm
Session One | APPROACHES TO CRITICAL ARTS WRITING | Lisa Radford, Amelia Winata, Zoe Theodore

Interested in developing or expanding your practice with critical arts writing – of your own work and the work of others? Join artist and writer, Lisa Radford, writer and curator, Amelia Winata and independent writer Zoe Theodore as they discuss their own experiences with critical writing in the arts, along with the challenges and opportunities present in this field.

Cost $5
This program has limited capacity | To register your attendance contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

SOUND SERIES – GESTURE MANIFEST, BLINDSIDE Performance – Shelley Lasica, July 30, 2016. Photograph by Alex Walker.

Saturday 14 October | 9.30 – 10.30am
Session Two | THE FINANCIAL SIDE OF THE ARTS | Richard Comerford

Need to learn more about the financial aspects of your practice but don’t know where to begin? Join Richard Comerford to explore the fundamental financial basics as an art professional, including becoming a Sole Trader, registration for Goods and Services Tax (GST), basics of budgeting and the difference between revenue and income.

Cost $5
This program has limited capacity | To register your attendance contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

VITAL SIGNS – INTERPRETING THE ARCHIVE, BLINDSIDE Opening Night, July 10, 2014

Saturday 14 October | 11am – 12pm
Session Three | YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY| Alana Kushnir

For artists, understanding your rights and the rights of others in regards to Intellectual Property can present obstacles but also opportunities for your practice. Join curator and lawyer, Alana Kushnir who will share the fundamentals of Intellectual Property considerations, including Copyright and Moral Rights, and learn how to protect yourself and others.

Cost $5
This program has limited capacity | To register your attendance contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

Saturday 14 October | 2 – 3pm
Session Four | MANAGING AND MARKETING YOUR PRACTICE | Sophia Cai, Anna Zagala, Em Raubenheimer

Interested in how to manage and market your practice? In this panel session, join a panel of interdisciplinary arts professionals as they share their experiences managing and juggling multiple projects, and how they network and market their expertise. Join curator and writer, Sophia Cai, writer and graphic designer, Anna Zagala, and artist and designer, Em Raubenheimer, as they share their experiences working in the arts, tips on how they market their practices and the challenges of working in a field where funding can be minimal.

Cost $5
This program has limited capacity | To register your attendance contact BLINDSIDE publicprograms@blindside.org.au

Level 7, Room 14, Nicholas Building
37 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
BLINDSIDE.org.au

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