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4.12.2017 – Art and Culture Trade Union TAKU, Informative session

4.12.2017 – Art and Culture Trade Union TAKU, Informative session

Guarding the benefits and creating new networks Professional unions in Finland have a strong and vivid history. TAKU ry, formed in 1975, is a professional organization for those working and studying in the fields of art and culture. TAKU is an expert organization in the special questions of working life affecting its field. Art and Culture Professionals’ Trade Union TAKU strives to obtain a just level of salaries for its members and improve their chances of finding employment also, strengthens…

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Where are we now? -seminar about diversity in Finnish art sector 16.11.2017 at Koko Theatre, Helsinki

Where are we now? -seminar about diversity in Finnish art sector 16.11.2017 at Koko Theatre, Helsinki

Welcome to the WHERE ARE WE NOW? seminar on Thursday 16.11.2017 at 9.30-15.30 in KokoTeatteri (Hämeentie 3, 00530 Helsinki) The seminar, organized in collaboration with Globe Art Point and Taike (Arts Promotion Centre) 
pursues a better understanding and awareness of our diversity inside the art and culture fields in Finland and by using a more horizontal approach, explores integration vs. accessibility and structural forms of exclusion. Seminar language will be English. Please registrate latest in 14.11.2017: https://goo.gl/forms/BsypJ184fRE24lBq1 Program 9.30 Registration and…

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13.10.2017 Discussion: Artist-friendly exhibition space. Is it possible?

13.10.2017 Discussion: Artist-friendly exhibition space. Is it possible?

Image: Minna Henriksson from the book “Art workers – material conditions and labour struggles in contemporary art practice”, you can read it here: www.art-workers.org 13TH October 2017 from 5 to 7 pm. Place: Globe Art Point.   Artist-friendly exhibition space Is it possible?   Conducted by Minna Henriksson with guests active in the field either running an art space or engaged in thinking how to divert the system. In this informal discussion, we will review the situation of the exhibition spaces…

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Help Desk 26.10.2017 – Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organisations By Jenni Kallionsivu

Help Desk 26.10.2017 – Fundraising for Arts and Cultural Organisations By Jenni Kallionsivu

Are you part of an art/cultural association or organization? Would you like to know more about Funding? Fundraising always consists of multiple streams of income. Productizing, which means turning your vision, skills and knowledge into a product to be sold and bought is a great opportunity for arts and cultural organisations. When it is done well, it benefits your customers, your staff and partners, your organization and the society as a whole. Profile: Art/cultural associations/organisations Max participants: 15 people Expert: Jenni Kallionsivu Place: Globe…

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HELP DESK 23.10.2017 – COOPERATIVES BY PETRI KATAJARINNE

HELP DESK 23.10.2017 – COOPERATIVES BY PETRI KATAJARINNE

Working as a professional artist mean that you need to be self-employed most of the times, there is many options and skills needed to do so, you can be an entrepreneur, freelance, a private company, and you can work inside the frame of a cooperative. But how a cooperative exactly works? What does it mean to be inside a cooperative? When is recommended to join one or start a new one?  Cooperatives are one of the best options to the…

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6.10.2017 – TAIKE’s Informative Session

6.10.2017 – TAIKE’s Informative Session

Would you like to know more about Taike – arts promotion centre? Their grants, the selection process and the forms. All this and more will be the topics we will go through with Taike’s experts. Lea Halttunen: Taike’s expert on Architecture, Design, Multiculturalism, Cultural Activities, Disability and Accessibility in Culture. Laura Köönikkä: Curator, Taike’s national council for visual Arts 2017–18. Ville Sandqvist: Actor, theatre director and screenwriter. Taike’s commission for performing arts. Experts: Lea Halttunen, Laura Köönikkä, Ville Sandqvist. Place: Globe Art Point, Helsinki. Malminkatu 5 (Kamppi) Length: 6th October, 4-6 p….

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28.09.2017 – WHEN AND HOW WILL THE NEW FINNISH THEATRE HAPPEN?

28.09.2017 – WHEN AND HOW WILL THE NEW FINNISH THEATRE HAPPEN?

WHEN AND HOW WILL THE NEW FINNISH THEATRE HAPPEN? Welcome to the panel discussion of diversity in Finnish theater. Is there enough language or cultural diversity among theater-makers and their themes? How about in education, audiences, venues? As panel participants there will be both Finnish and international theater professionals like Davide Giovanzana, Essi Räisänen, Saara Turunen, Erik Söderblom, Irina Duskova, Maria Säkö, Martina Marti and Saara Turunen This discussion will be held in English and moderated by theater director Martina Marti. Date: 28.09.2017 Time:…

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Clinic 29.9.2017 – THE ARTIST AS A BRAND: DIGITAL MARKETING TECHNIQUES FOR THE EMERGING ART PROFESSIONAL By Lavinia Colzani

Clinic 29.9.2017 – THE ARTIST AS A BRAND: DIGITAL MARKETING TECHNIQUES FOR THE EMERGING ART PROFESSIONAL By Lavinia Colzani

THE ARTIST AS A BRAND: DIGITAL MARKETING TECHNIQUES FOR THE EMERGING ART PROFESSIONAL The workshop will focus on techniques that can easily be implemented by every art professional in order to develop their own marketing techniques in relation to their own brand strengths. Structure: – Social media as marketing tool: an introduction – Introduction on branding in art history; who used it, how, and how these strategies can be translated into modern day artistic branding – Building own brand: recognizing…

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Help Desk 14.9.2017 – Finnish Taxation for Artists

Help Desk 14.9.2017 – Finnish Taxation for Artists

Welcome to the Artists’ taxation workshop with Mirkka Kivilehto! This workshop is focused on the basics of taxation of an individual freelance artist working in Finland. In it we will go through the pre-completed tax return and what you should consider as a freelance artist, ex. different types of freelance income, grants and deductions. Seats limited. Expert: Mirkka Kivilehto Place: Malminkatu 5, map Date and time: 14th September, from 3 pm to 5 pm Language: English Important: the workshop concentrates only on the taxation of individual…

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