Are you able to independently develop a professional existence in the cultural industry? Can you think commercially and get a good position for yourself as a professional artist? Are you able to present yourself convincingly at auditions and job interviews? Is your status relevant and adapted to your activity? Do you know the administrative issues of your activity?
Project formulation, Project management
Artists, Creative and Cultural Professions, Trainers/Coaches
for all sectors, photography, visual and graphic arts, music, webdesign, dance, media, performing arts
Level of experience
for all levels, Beginners, Intermediary, Experienced
Creative and artistic profiles with projects already defined.
The awareness of oneself as an artist, the identification of personal skills and assets, the identification of various potential audiences’ profiles, the geographical scope of the self-entrepreneur’s actions, being creative as a self-entrepreneur by designing a relationship with an audience, the possibilities of the growth and tools that a self-entrepreneur as an individual has to be aware of (technology, communication, legal, accounting, etc.). Adopt a strategy, develop new audience, identify distribution channels and administrative solutions connected to my activity? Identifying skills and assets. Audience: profiles, scope, how to reach out?
- "I" (as an artist?): Identifying skills & assets
- The “audience”
- Scope (regional, local...)
- Your "offer": be imaginative.
- How to reach out? (events, web, workshops, network...)
- Miscellaneous: Communication (web, print...) - Legal - Accounting - Tools
All notions introduced theoretically are then applied to every participant’s individual project via practical exercices, questions/answers collective and individual sessions.
The artist must understand and identify what is method, product, process & set of skills that s/he encounters everyday in his work. S/he will observe, analyse, define and transcribe the frame of a potential market. S/he will define how his/her skills, knowledge and know-how can be translated in order to be accessible and offered to a potential market.
To be able to change their mindset and create bridges between the artist's point of view and an entrepreneur's point of view.
- Slide show, flipchart, internet connection, laptop, video projector.
- Participants are welcome (and encouraged) to bring personal laptop computers with them.
- 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.
Slide show, flipchart, internet connection, laptop, video projector. Participants are welcome (and encouraged) to bring personal laptop computers with them.
Other related recommended resources
8 to 20
Français, Italiano, English
Benoit Garet, Giulio Stumpo
OrganisationRock’in Faches (RiF)
, Centro di Creazione e Cultura
, Estelle Vilcot
under the project Routes to Employment
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