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PORTFOLIO FOR VISUAL ARTISTS: DIALOGUE, ANALYSIS AND CRITIQUE

April 25, 2022 @ 4:00 am 6:00 pm

When: Monday 25th of April, 2022 Time: from 16:00 – 18:00 Where: Online (via Zoom – before the event you will receive a link with a password) Fee: 30 Euros* Max participants: 15 people to ensure the best quality Experts: Eleni Kamma (Artist), Jelmer Wijnstroom (Curator), Bas Hendrikx (Senior Cultural Policy Officer Embassy of the Netherlands in Belgium – (former) advisor for Mondriaan Fonds & AFK).
*Why is there a fee? We charge a fee because all the professionals involved in organising this workshop are paid. We value the precious knowledge, expertise and experience that the experts invited are willing to share with the participants.
—- A Portfolio is a collection of your work, which shows how your skills and ideas have developed over a period of time. It demonstrates your creativity, personality, abilities and commitment, and helps us to evaluate your potential. Easy, right? Everyone would agree: easier said than done.
  • What are the specifics necessary for Portfolios nowadays?
  • Which format does a Portfolio have?
  • What kind of content and information should you include?
  • How should you adapt your approach to the intended recipient?
  • How should you deliver your portfolio to them?
  • What are the big dos and don’ts?
The experts will share their answers to these questions, and key lessons drawn from their experiences of working with international artists. Plus, you will receive individual feedback for your portfolio. 

How will you learn?

The workshop is divided into two parts and tailored to provide artists all the essential know-hows of Portfolio Creation. In the first part of the workshop, you have the chance to enjoy a panel discussion, where artist Dr. Eleni Kamma, awarded curator Jelmer Wijnstroom and Bas Hendrikx, Senior Cultural Policy Officer of the Cultural Department Dutch Embassy in Belgium and Former advisor for Mondriaan Fonds & AFK,- will share their personal experience and insights.  In the second part, you have the chance to work in smaller groups, each of these will be led by the experts. Every participant will have the opportunity to present their own Portfolio, and receive tailored feedback from the experts and peers.

What will you learn? 

You will gain valuable field knowledge about Portfolio Creation. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to create a meaningful & up-to-date Portfolio, that includes all the information needed, and you will be able to adapt it depending on the person or organisation you need to send it to – whether a gallerist, a curator, a competition, or a grant application.

For whom?

The workshop is tailored to graduating/ recent graduates visual artists. 

Feedback from previous participants:

“I learned a lot during the first part of the workshop and I really liked the different perspectives. It made me rethink my ‘strategy’ and I’m still working on it! “  – Christy Westhovens “ I really liked the  presentations of the different professionals. It was good to see different standpoints and expectations.  The private meetings were also good to hear and talk about my own portfolio. ” C.K.
Do you still have questions? Send us an email at talent@theartistandtheothers.nl Book your spot here & develop your career forward!

Details

Date:
April 25, 2022
Time:
4:00 am – 6:00 pm

On line: Zoom