About the workshop
A four hour workshop designed to empower artists to create a financial strategy for their practice. Including a theory section and a practical hands-on section, the workshop looks at:
- Understanding the dynamics of the art world in Europe
- Approaching galleries and funding bodies with a great proposal
- Minimising rejection when applying for funding
- How to create a financial support strategy for your art practice
- Writing about your practice effectively
- Finding out about the best sources of funding for your practice
Designed and led by Emilia Telese, this 4h workshop has been designed especially for The Artist and the Others and is a short version of her financial strategy workshop Dodge the Shredder, widely considered to be the leading workshop of its kind in the UK.
Emilia Telese (Italy, 1973) is an award-winning artist, writer and academic. A graduate of the 600-year-old Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, living in the UK since 1997, her practice spans several art forms, from interactive and body-responsive technology, film and live art to installation and public art. She has exhibited worldwide since 1994, including at TATE Britain, the Royal Festival Hall London, the Venice Biennale, the Louvre, Paris, Ars Electronica Linz Austria, ZKM Karlsruhe Germany, the Freud Museum, London and many more. Emilia is passionate about the financial sustainability of artists’ work. She is a specialist in professional practice for artists, lecturing and speaking at over 30 UK and European art institutions and organisations including Royal College of Art – London, University of the Arts – London – Artquest – London College of Communication, Sheffield Hallam University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Glasgow School of Art, Academy of Fine Art – Palermo and Florence, Italy, Michelangelo Pistoletto Institute – Biella Italy, University of Brighton, where she has designed practice-specific professional development modules for BA and MA students.