Facilitating peer mentoring groups, critiques and events online

A case study by 12ø and collaborators on running crit events online, based on their recent collaboration with Artquest This slideshow requires JavaScript. We are 12ø, a collective based in London, mot… Continue Reading Facilitating peer mentoring groups, critiques and events online

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Internships

An internship is a junior level job. It should include hands-on training while you work and earn money. What is an internship? There is no legal definition of an internship. An internship is a type of… Continue Reading Internships

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Supervising interns

The impact of a supportive supervisor/mentor upon the experience of an intern cannot be stressed enough. When done well, effective supervision can provide the backbone of a mutually beneficial interns… Continue Reading Supervising interns

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Structuring a quality internship

With the exception of charities and voluntary organisations, all employers are required by law to pay interns at least National Minimum Wage if they’re fulfilling worker status – whatever their title… Continue Reading Structuring a quality internship

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Why take on an intern?

The prospect of having an additional worker (and for a lower cost than a regular employee) may appear very tempting when time and resources are at a premium. However, it is important to take into cons… Continue Reading Why take on an intern?

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What work should I get paid for?

If you work in the arts you should get paid. Even if you volunteer you should get paid expenses so that working does not cost you anything. Many people in the arts do not get paid for their work. Some… Continue Reading What work should I get paid for?

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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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Affordable housing

Private landlord housing in London is the most expensive in England. There are other housing options that are more affordable than renting. Often these are short-term and may not be suitable for every… Continue Reading Affordable housing

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Make the most of your degree show

Your degree show is your first opportunity to make connections in the art world What is a degree show? A degree show is a public exhibition that happens at the end of an accredited education programme… Continue Reading Make the most of your degree show

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Starting out as an artist

What first steps should an artist take when starting out in their career? This article suggests some things to do like: Build connections and networks Get exhibitions Understand the art world Get more… Continue Reading Starting out as an artist

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