This textbook will provide a one-stop-shop of all you will need to know as an emerging freelancer in the arts. However, its emphasis on creative thinking and problem solving through diverse case studies ensures that it is more than just a manual on processes. The aim of this book is to train adaptable freelancers who are able to think strategically in an ever-changing arts sector. It places the Australian arts sector in the Asia-Pacific region and encourages emerging freelance practitioners to open their minds to diverse ways of practicing, such as exploring cross-disciplinary practices or developing creative online marketing strategies.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Product dimensions:||9.40(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Karen Le Rossignol is a Senior Lecturer, School of Communication & Creative Arts, Deakin University.
Claire Wilson is a freelance non-fiction writer and poet who has worked with various international and non-profit organisations both in Australia and overseas.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Freelancing in the Creative Industries
PART A a Contextualising your artistic passion
1. Starting out with vision
2. Researching the creative industries
3. Ways of working
PART B a Convincing others of your vision
4. Communicating your creative practice
PART C a Leaping into creative action
6. Setting up arts projects
7. Arts marketing
8. Planning the money
9. Planning for expansion
10. Career options