Discussion: The Real World: Professionalism and Arts Practice

27 Jan 2011

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11:00 – 21:00

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Whitechapel Gallery

London, United Kingdom


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  • Bus: 25, 205, 254
  • Aldgate East / Aldgate
  • Liverpool Street
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Ideas of professionalism are often transposed from the corporate and business sectors and related to ‘earning a living' from one's art. But how relevant are these models to arts practice, and is this a reality for working artists? What is it that makes an arts practitioner ‘professional'? Speakers include artists Alex Julyan and Michele Fuirer. In association with Artquest Concessions and members are kindly asked to show proof or ID when collecting tickets on the night/day. Whitechapel Gallery Patrons, Associates and Exhibition Patrons can reserve up to two free tickets to public events by e-mail to


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