Rules, rights and duties. How does the work context look like for an artist? What does it mean to become a professional?

Phase(s)

Pre-Production, Production

Subject

Legal and administrative matters, Project management

Target groups

Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions, Trainers/Coaches

Sectors

for all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts

Level of experience

for all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced

Prerequisites

It is useful for participants who start their own business.

Description

Basic overview of the fundamentals that have to be taken into consideration when organising and managing an artistic activity: Legal forms (contracts, worker's status), fiscal situations (social security, VAT, etc.) , insurances, copyright/authorship, privacy.

Content

  • Definition of arts professionals, in particular in performing arts
  • Being employed as a performing artists; contract, minimum salaries, social security
  • Freelance artists; various types of taxation; how to make an invoice
  • SIAE (Italian authors' and publishers' association)
  • How to organise your performance / project

Method

Presentation by the trainer as an expert of that field. Practical exercise using a fictive or real project as an example.

Objectives

Capacity to understand rules, rights and duties of an arts professional.

Results

Participants should be able to understand the legal/fiscal basics of arts profession.

Resources

  • Slide show, flipchart, internet connection, laptop, video projector.
  • Participants are welcome (and encouraged) to bring personal laptop computers with them.

Evaluations

Questionnaire to be filled out by the participants (given and collected at the end of the session)

Support material

Slide show, flipchart, internet connection, laptop, video projector. Participants are welcome (and encouraged) to bring personal laptop computers with them.

Other related recommended resources

evaluation available

Duration

6 h

Participants

8 to 15

Course language(s)

Français, Italiano, English

Past track experience

since 2013

Trainer

Marika Errigo, Giulio Stumpo

Organisation

Centro di Creazione e Cultura

Contact

Marina Bistolfi

Tested

under the project Routes to Employment

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

Personal curriculum


This Curriculum was developed with funding from the EU programme ERASMUS+ as Strategic Partnership in the field of Vocational Education and Training.
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This curriculum reflects only the authors’ views; the European Commission and the ERASMUS+ national agencies are not responsible for any use that may be made of the informations it contains.

Contact

Organisations

Centro di Creazione e Cultura

Centro di Creazione e Cultura (CCC) is a Florence-based association focused on artistic education and creation, aimed at fostering mobility and professional growth of talented emerging artists.