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Workshop: Being an Artist as a Profession

May 19, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


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When: Thursday, 19th of May
Time: 11:00- 14:00  CET (including breaks)
Where: Online ( Zoom, you will receive a link with a password)
Fee: 28 Euros *
Max participants: 12 people to ensure the best quality
Experts: Dr. Emilia Telese
Language: English
Limited places – Book your spot here.

*Why is there a fee? Because everyone is paid within this workshop. we value the precious
knowledge, expertise and experience that the experts invited gained and are willing to share with the participants.


“The most important strategy is to set up a supporting sustainable strategic plan that will be there for you when the going gets tough because the truth is that the art world is challenging to navigate”. from ´Navigating the Art Worl´ by Delphian.

What will you learn? 

What are the relationships between artists, society, markets and the world economy?
How does the art world work, and what is the relationship between artists, their ideas and their representation -in the art world?
Can you live by art alone?

Emilia Telese specifically tailored this workshop to provide to the participants the answers to the questions above.
Telese developed a  practical session discussing ways in which artists can create a sustainable, independent career.

How will you learn? 

Trough a mix of theoretical presentation, practical discussion the art world, and how students see themselves in it and why.  Interactive exercises about artists’ stereotyping.

For whom?

For artists that are going to graduate this year, and recently graduated students.

Feedback from previous participants:

Emilia´s experience and knowledge of the art world are impressive. After the workshop, I feel well prepared to navigate the artworld. – MP. 

Emilia Telese´s workshop  gave me tools that I can use again and again. It allowed me to reflect more deeply on my practice.” – CK.

Do you still have questions? Send us an email at talent@theartistandtheothers.nl


Dr. Emilia Telese

Emilia Telese is an artist & lecturer based in Reykjavík.

She is a lecturer specialising in the relationship between art, economics and professional practice at more than ten UK and Italian institutions. She represented practising artists on the Arts Council England Regional Council until 2013. She has led nationwide debate events about art, politics and social engagements. She holds an AHRC award PhD doctorate in Social Science at the University of Loughborough, with a Collaborative Doctorate Award research project which looks at the idea of artists’ social and economic value.

As artist, she has exhibited worldwide since 1994, including in the New Forest Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy), Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria), ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Chashama (New York City, USA), Centro Cultural Telemar (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil), Manege (St Petersburg, Russia), Leeds City Gallery, ArtSway(New Forest, UK) and the Freud Museum (London UK).
Her work has been presented at major events at Tate Britain, Royal Festival Hall, and her practice includes socially engaged practice, interactive and body-responsive technology, film and live art, installation, literature and public art.

Often site specific, Telese’s work deals with conscious engagement, political and social debate, non-verbal communication and the questioning and deconstruction of behaviour. She was invited by Michelangelo Pistoletto to create an artwork for the first Rebirth Day in 2012. Her video piece Life Begins At Land’s End was shown at the Louvre as part of his exhibition Michelangelo Pistoletto: Annee’ Un – Le Paradis Sur Terre in June 2013.


May 19, 2022
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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On line: Zoom