Category Archives: Resources

Arts in Business, Society and Beyond

Podcast with Venu Dhupa (UK) and Silja Suntola (FI) Join the conversation of the role and potential of arts and culture in our society: Xamk Podcast · Thinking Differently – Venu Dhupa Venu is a recognised expert in national and international cultural policy and is sought after for her innovative thinking on culture, leadership, diversity […]

Copyright and Creative Work

How Can Open Licences Empower Cultural and Creative Workers? Based on recent studies, this video explains how copyright affects the work of artists and creative professionals and shows how open licenses can be important strategic instruments to promote their work and increase bargaining power in the cultural scene. The origin of the author’s rights (copyright) […]

Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts in Ireland – 24

This new Our Thriving Tribe session is with JUNK ENSEMBLE. Junk Ensemble was founded in Dublin in 2004 by twin sisters Megan and Jessica Kennedy. The company is committed to engaging diverse audiences through the creation and presentation of brave, imaginative and accessible work that sheds light on important human issues relevant to society today. […]

Working It Out: a guide for first-time freelancers by UWTSD

Working IT Out - Freelancers Guide

UWTSD has launched a new publication called ‘Working It Out – a guide for first time freelancers’. It covers topics such as: managing your cash; establishing your brand; finding work and troubleshooting. The guide was written for the university’s students, recent graduates and anyone thinking of entering the world of freelancing. It is a comprehensive […]

Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts in Ireland – 23

This new Our Thriving Tribe session is with Monika Sapielak, born in Poland, studied in Germany and living in Ireland. Monika is an award-winning Cultural Professional with 25 years of work experience as CEO, Cultural Manager, Curator, Mentor & Educator with a strong focus on cultural diversity, social inclusion, equality and integration. Seasoned Project and Event […]

Find yourself a niche

Nature can give us inspiration about how we can create a perfect niche in which to develop our practice and make a sustainable business by building harmonious and cooperative relationships with existing organisations. We all need to feel like we belong and that we have a place in the world.  That might be the physical […]