AIR Insights: Curating

23 Nov 2011

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12:00 – 18:00

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Surface Gallery

Nottingham, United Kingdom

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AIR Insights: Curating


Surface Gallery will be hosting one of a series of AIR Insight talks on Wednesday 23rd November, 2011, 6.30pm — 8pm. The discussion will be based around on applying for exhibitions, artist in residence programmes and open submissions. Helen Jones (exhibitions curator at New Art Gallery Walsall) will be joined by Rosalind Davis (artist and director of Core Gallery, London) to offer advice on engaging and opening dialogue with curators. ”¢ What is the best way to apply for open submissions? ”¢ What happens if you get a knock back? ”¢ Which galleries should you be talking to? ”¢ Are artist in residence schemes worth it? Expect quality advice from experienced professionals with expert know-how. Bookings: These are free events, but as places are limited booking is essential. Contact with INSIGHTS in the title. About AIR Insights AIR Insights is a programme of events from AIR designed as coherent structured professional practice for artists to access ‘inside information' on how to engage and interact with the art world. ”¨ Each event looks systematically at how curators, funders, organisations, commissioners and exhibitions operate, so that you as an artist can maximise your potential, find jobs, get paid, locate and extend your networks, make good applications and proposals, thereby improving your artistic profile and sustaining your practice. ”¨â€¨Guest speakers and facilitated discussions will give specialist insight into how you can enhance your career and sustain your practice and shed light on some of the inner workings on the art-world. Follow AIR Insights on Twitter using the tag #AIRinsights. You can also watch highlights from the event on the AIR YouTube Channel.


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