How does the work context look like for an artist? what does it mean to become a professional? Rules, rights and duties. How does the context look like to develop a project? Administrative and legal issues.

Phase(s)

Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production

Subject

Legal and administrative matters

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

Beginners

Prerequisites

Intention to develop a project or to be a professionnal artist

Description

Legal forms, fiscal situations, insurances, contracts, copyright/authorship and privacy. Anticipate legal and administrative dimensions involved in the production of artistic and cultural projects

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 write an invoice
  • 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

  • Basic equipment (computer, video projector, flipchart, wifi).
  • Training script

Evaluations

  • Questionnaire to be filled out by the participants (given and collected at the end of the session)
  • Discussion between the participants and the trainers at the begining and at the end of the day.

Support material

Powerpoint distributed to the participants, Documents distributed to the participants: examples of contracts, etc.

Duration

3 h

Participants

8 to 20

Course language(s)

Français, English

Trainer

Chloé Bonamour

Organisation

Rock’in Faches (RiF)

Contact

Estelle Vilcot

Tested

under the project Routes to Employment

Download

📎 Module PDF (0.11 MB)

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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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Contact

Organisations

Rock’in Faches (RiF)

RiF is based in Lille/France and has been working on local cultural development, sustaining innovative artistic and cultural projects, and organising events since 1990.