Faisal Abdu’allah: on money

Artist and barber Faisal Abdu’allah shares a highly personal account of his relationship with money. ‘…..For the love of money People will steal from their mother For the love of money People will rob… Continue Reading Faisal Abdu’allah: on money

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Sarah Staton: voluntary work

An introduction to the complex and sometimes perplexing acquisition of the stuff that claims to keep the world turning  – M O N E Y.  Written by artist Sarah Staton. Looking backwards for a moment to… Continue Reading Sarah Staton: voluntary work

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Susan Royce: avoiding the hobbyist approach

Art consultant Susan Royce shares useful insights and helpful tips for those who have recently graduated on how to approach making practice pay. I started working in the arts as a happy accident, but… Continue Reading Susan Royce: avoiding the hobbyist approach

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Louise Trodden: on public art

Louise Trodden, Curator and current Director of Art in the Open/Open City ponders the prospects for artists who make work for the public realm in London. Capital dilemmas: what price public art in Lon… Continue Reading Louise Trodden: on public art

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Jason Singh: on sound art

Taking as a starting point his own career, Jason Singh provides useful advice on how to work as a sound artist, being commissioned by different organisations, working as an artist in residence and how… Continue Reading Jason Singh: on sound art

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Maria Amidu: non-commercial practice and working internationally

Trade Secrets Episode 1: Maria Amidu on making a living and working internationally Maria Amidu was the first recipient of the Artquest OZ residency that was held at Parramatta Artists Studio’s in Wes… Continue Reading Maria Amidu: non-commercial practice and working internationally

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Helen Johannessen: working with designers and manufacturers

Commissioning somebody else to manufacture and distribute your own designs can be a daunting prospect. Here, Designer Helen Johannessen talks about her journey from making it herself to trusting a pro… Continue Reading Helen Johannessen: working with designers and manufacturers

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Ruth Tomlinson: making it yourself

When producing one-off artistic work in an applied art context it’s not at all clear which intellectual property right applies. Jewellery designer Ruth Tomlinson talks about her working practice from… Continue Reading Ruth Tomlinson: making it yourself

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Jo Heckett: your online showcase

Is your website doing the job of selling your work? And do you know what you need to do if you hold customers’ data? Or who owns copyright in your website? Showing and selling your work online is an i… Continue Reading Jo Heckett: your online showcase

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Angie Boothroyd: having a good trade show

Going to a fair with your new designs requires a lot of preparation and consideration – and some of it should address legal issues. Jewellery designer Angie Boothroyd talks about why she shows her des… Continue Reading Angie Boothroyd: having a good trade show

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