Doctoral Writing Workshop -- 4 July 10am-2pm C223 Hendon and online
The doctoral writing workshop series are part of the Doctor of Professional Studies programme but open to all University doctoral candidates at the writing stage of their research. The workshops offer an intensive, non-judgemental, and supportive environment for candidates to practice and reflect on the specific type of writing that a doctoral-level project requires. The workshops are characterised by a hands-on approach with parts dedicated to working on one’s text as well as examples from the public domain. The workshops are offered on campus, but it is possible to attend online through the Adobe Connect link (a University platform) which will be provided.
The workshops are uncatered so please bring lunch or this can be purchased on campus. You also need a laptop and a piece of writing, at least a few pages, that you would like to work on.
Doug Fishbone will run a professional practice day for PhD candidates in FACI, MA Fine Art, Printmaking, Art and Social Practice and Jewellery Futures students.
Tuesday July 10th – 11-4pm
Grove room G230.
All research students are welcome.
This seminar offers an overview of issues in professional practice and development for visual artists. It is particularly aimed to help artists and students making the transition from Research Degrees / MA courses to the real world of professional practicing artists.
The session will cover the following:
- Managing Materials ie CV / Artist Statement / Portfolio - How to present your work effectively.
- Marketing and Self-Promotion
- Thinking about Goals and Success
- Networking and Press
- Dealing with galleries
- Looking for work / Interning
- Useful resources for generating opportunities
- Creative approaches to funding projects
- How to conduct a successful research campaign - using the Internet as a strategic tool
- Making things happen for yourself
Doug Fishbone was born in New York in 1969 and earned an MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London in 2003.
His project Doug Fishbone's Leisure Land Golf - a 9 hole artist-designed miniature golf course - was premiered at the 2015 Venice Biennale:
and subsequently toured the UK. Other well-known projects include Made in China, in which he switched an Old Master painting with a cheap Chinese replica at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in 2015
and his feature film Elmina, which had its world premiere in a solo exhibition at Tate Britain in 2010, was voted one of the most iconic artworks of the past 5 years by the website art info in 2012:
Selected group exhibitions include: New Art Exchange, Nottingham (2016); Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai (2014); Akademie der Kunste, Berlin (2013); Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool (2012); BFI, London (2012); SMBA-Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2011); FACT, Liverpool (2011); Dublin Contemporary (2011); ZKM Karslruhe, Germany (2011); Tate Britain (2010), Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea (2008); Hayward Gallery, London (2008); British Art Show 6 (2006). He performs regularly at both international and UK venues, including appearances
at London’s ICA and Southbank Centre.
Fishbone is a tutor at London College of Communications and lectures in professional practice at the University of Westminster. He is a frequent visiting lecturer on the subject at Chelsea College and UCA Canterbury, and has been invited to guest lecture at dozens of universities and institutions around the UK, including the Royal College of Art, Glasgow School of Art, Goldsmiths College, Edinburgh College of Art, Leeds College of Art, Christies, Newcastle, Ruskin School of Art, Sotheby's, and the Slade.
Please rsvp to Tansy Spinks: email@example.com
WORKSHOP: Managing your research and academic career
RUN BY: Professors Miltos Petridis, Juan Augusto, and William Wong
WHEN: Tuesday 10 July 2018, 0930h - 1200h
WHERE: College Building, Room C115
FOR WHOM: Academic and research staff and postgraduate students
ISSUES TO DISCUSS:
Some issues can include:
WHY DO THIS?
For information about the Researcher Development Programme, Writing Retreats and Research Retreats, please see our training page.