Resilience & Wellbeing

CULTIVATING RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF CHAOS with Dr Alison Robb Oh, arts life…full of uncertainty, passion, instability, opportunity, drought, emotional challenge, extreme highs and devastating lows, and a lot of tedium in between. The first few years are especially challenging if you’re moving from a training institution to the self-directed, project-based chaos of the … Continued


WRITE ON THE MONEY

Grant writing insights for emerging artists in South Australia Write on the money is a workshop offering handy tips and tricks to emerging SA artists, applying for grants with either Carclew or Helpmann Academy or both, over the coming months. This will be a concise 2 hours (including drinks at the end!), offering you a bunch of tools to win the support … Continued


GENDER EQUALITY AND PRIVILEGE IN MUSIC

With Cat Hope, Professor of Music and Head of school, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University Held in conjunction with The Summers Night Project, established to support and mentor emerging composers who identify as women, this seminar focuses on gender equality in recent Australian music culture. Cat Hope (Professor of Music and Head of school, … Continued


FUNDING YOUR ART

With Marie-Louise Carroll, State Manager: Western Australia and South Australia, Creative Partnerships Australia.  A fundamental piece of a successful creative practice is fundraising and applying for funding to support your artistic endeavours, but this can sometimes be a daunting task. Led by Marie-Louise Carroll, State Manager: Western Australia & South Australia, Creative Partnerships Australia, the Fundraising … Continued


INSIGHTS FROM POSTGRADUATE ARTISTS

With Marye Hobbs, Carly Snoswell, Jess Taylor, and Sera Waters, facilitated by Kay Lawrence. Join Visual Arts Masters and PhD candidates from the University of South Australia to discover first hand about their training, work-practices, and careers. Topics of discussion will include each artists’ experience with: Work practices and processes. Grants and residencies. Connecting with … Continued


WORKING WITH GALLERIES

With Lauren Abineri, Amy Barrett-Lennard, Edward Hartley, Margo Hill-Smith, Liz Nowell & Leigh Robb. Have you ever wondered how a gallery decides to give a new artist their first show, or which gallery is right for you? For an artist developing their practice, working with galleries can be something of an enigma. It can be … Continued


CREATIVITY & INCOME

HOW SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS MAKE A LIVING With Geordie Brookman, Elena Carapetis, Dan Crannitch, James Dodd, & Sophie Hyde. There’s a lot of mystery about making money as a creative practitioner. In this Activate Seminar, we’re aiming to remove some of the mystery, and talk about the different choices successful creatives make to sustain their … Continued


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COPYRIGHT

WITH VANESSA GORE, PARTNER AT FISHER JEFFRIES Vanessa Gore of Fisher Jeffries will present a session on the basic principles of Intellectual Property Law, with a focus on Copyright. Vanessa will flag some issues to be aware of, and tips to manage them, as well as other issues including: Rights Ownership Infringement Assignment and Licensing … Continued


Arts Residencies | BENEFITS & CHALLENGES

Have you ever considered undertaking an artist residency? 
Hear from artists who have undertaken Helpmann initiated residencies as well as self-directed opportunities. The seminar will cover key opportunities and benefits of artist residencies, where to find the right residency, how to apply, as well as tips on how to make the residency work for you. … Continued


Contracts – Tips & Traps

WITH ROSALIE BRADY, PARTNER AT FISHER JEFFRIES Rosalie Brady of Fisher Jeffries Lawyers will take you through tips on protecting yourself when entering into contracts, whether they be with suppliers, clients, publishers, landlords or anyone else. Rosalie will cover issues including: payment terms; delivery obligations; enforcement; statutory rights; and your potential personal liability. Rosalie Brady … Continued