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MAKING: A living?

MAKING: A living?
Success for the artist in the age of disruption

Tannock Hall of Education, University of Notre Dame Australia
19 Mouat St, Fremantle
Sat 2 Nov 2019 | 9.30am-6pm
$10 – $20 + BF
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Presented with Artsource and the University of Western Australia's Cultural Precinct, 'MAKING: A living?' is a dedicated visual arts symposium exploring the relationship between artists and their supporters – buyers, patrons, curators and funders. This open discussion considers existing international and local solutions to the problem of making a living as an artist in an age of disruptive technologies, when everything is changing rapidly and old models are ossifying. It considers artist driven projects, models from other art forms and the opportunities provided by new platforms. The conversations also delve into the local/global nexus and art experiences made extraordinary through the agency of digital communities.

Speakers include:
Daan Roosegaarde, Innovator/Artist (Netherlands)
Abdul Abdullah, Artist (Australia)
David Bielander, Artist (Switzerland/Germany)
Helen Britton, Artist (Australia/Germany)
Danielle Caruana, Musician (Australia)
Oron Catts & Ionat Zurr, Artists, SymbioticA (Australia)
Aden Date, Social Impact Consultant (Australia)
Lawrence English, Composer & Artist (Australia)
Megan Flamer, Blue Chilli (Australia)
Kon Gioriotis, Curator (Australia)
Sandra Hill, Artist (Australia)
Anna Louise Richardson, Artist & Curator (Australia)
Shelagh Magadza, Executive Director, Chamber of Arts and Culture (Australia)
Drew Pettifer, Artist & Academic (Australia)
Claire Savage, Tourism Consultant (Australia)
Dr. Oliver Watts, Head Curator, Artbank (Australia)
Tamara Winikoff, Independent Consultant (Australia)

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PRESENTING PARTNERS
Cultural Precinct: The University of Western Australia
Artsource

Image: Abdul Abdullah, Superpredator, 2019. Courtesy the artist.