Professional practice for artists. How to survive!

05.05.2017 - 11:00 to 10.05.2017 - 16:00
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A four-day course for graduating BFA and MFA students, aimed at highlighting aspects of professional practice for artists. The course is divided into three parts, two of these are one-day seminars and the final part is a two-day workshop. The two seminar days are open for anyone interested, including general public, while the two workshop days are specifically for BFA3 students.

Part one: How Curators Think. Friday 5 May 11.00 - 16.00
Three curators/guest lecturers
Martin Clark, director, Bergen Kunsthall
Randi Grov Berger, gallerist/curator at Entrée, an independent gallery operating in Bergen and New York.
Randi Thomassen, curator at Trondheim Kunstmuseum.
3 lectures, and panel discussion moderated by Jeremy Welsh

Part two: How Artists Work. Monday 8 May. 11.00 - 16.00
Kurt Johannesen, performance artist, Bergen, recently involved in programme at Heimdal Kunstforening, "Tatt av Heimdal"
Edith Lundebrekke (Trondheim) textile/sculpture and public art projects, board leader of Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst, consultant for art projects at St. Olavs Hospital
Honda Hoeck (Copenhagen) artist working with installations and independent artist-run projects
3 artist presentations and panel discussion moderated by Jacob Jessen

Part three: How Artists Organise. Two day workshop. Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th. May
Jacob Jessen & Honza Hoeck
More details on this workshop to follow soon!

Kunstakademiet i Trondheim
Norwegian University of Technology and Science (NTNU)
N-7491 Trondheim

Visiting address:
Innherredsveien 7 (Industribygget)

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Tel. +47 73 59 79 00
Fax. +47 73 59 79 20