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The importance of failure Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Over the past few days, people have been asking, “How did the Kickstarter [crowdfunding campaign] go?” My answer? I’ll come back to that.Having experienced all sorts of ‘failures’ over the years, I appreciate that the most important takeaway above and beyond anything else is learning. If something has already come to ...

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Art fairs: All the rage? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) Artists and gallerists alike come from near and far to take part in these events. In the early years of Art Basel Miami Beach, an annual occasion with 25 – 30 ‘satellite’ fairs in addition to the main mother-ship event, I came across an artist who had driven a van 3,000 ...

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When do you generate your best ideas? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) In the creative sector, developing new concepts is an ongoing requirement, sometimes seemingly every day. You require them for shows, pieces, series and titles, not to mention collaborations, blog posts, newsletter section headings, email subject lines and so on.A question to ask yourself is this: Are there situations, settings or activities ...

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Cheers to collaboration Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here) The art world is increasingly moving into an era of collaboration and transparency. And what a relief this is, for it can be enjoyable and productive to work in partnership with others. We can choose to work with others who share complimentary outlooks and values in life. By appreciating that each person has ...

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The United Nations of Art? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)You might be happy living where you do, but this isn’t to say that it’s the best place to exhibit and sell art. The good news is that in the 21st Century, solutions are readily available.With the proliferation of online marketplaces, artists and gallerists alike are discovering locations around the globe where ...

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10 Questions Interview with... Photographer Toby Deveson Post

Each month we ask an art world professional 10 questions about their practice. This month we speak with photographer Toby Deveson... Where were you born and raised, and where do you now call home? I was born and raised in Milan, Italy but London is now my home.What is your profession? A television cameraman and photographer.What is your life ambition? To fulfil my potential.And to ...

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To overcome adversity, work on your mindset Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)Everyone with the good fortune of living into adulthood overcomes adversity in one form or another. Many people are born with long-term conditions that range from learning disabilities to reading disorders, while otherwise healthy people fall prey to accidents or illnesses that create their own challenges. And finally, of course, we all ...

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Are you sacrificing money on the altar of advertising? Post

from our Sunday reading series - a weekly blog post (subscribe here)When I curated my first exhibition, I wanted the world to know about it. Thankfully I knew enough to get the show listed in key publications (The Guardian, Independent, Time Out etc). With a good sale on the opening night and smaller sales from passing trade, I was happy with the event.Several ...

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Empowering you Digitally - Online and Offline Post

Have you wondered how to set up and measure email marketing campaigns using a professional platform? Are you keen to use PowerPoint or Photoshop for art presentationsWe are delighted to offer one-to-one training to help you get up and running on digital marketing, computer applications and much more. These one to one sessions are designed for the needs of art ...

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Crowdfunding in the Arts - #artworldtoday Webinar Recap (September 2014) Post

Each month, we invite an expert speaker to divulge knowledge in the Second-Wednesday Webinar. The event takes place for an hour and has attendees from all over the globe, as it can be accessed simply with a reliable internet connection. Participants are invited to ask questions, and the speaker answers as many as time allows. On 12th March 2014, Sarah ...

Webinars 3353 views

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