Make Yourself an Expert Hub: GOING INTERNATIONAL
Are you an emerging artist and you want to give a boost to your artistic career? Would you like to GO INTERNATIONAL? Would you like to learn how to collaborate internationally and develop your skills to properly manage your artistic career? This RESIDENCY might be just the thing for you.The NXT Residency programme gives 5 European artists the opportunity to learn, experience and practice their skills to successfully GO INTERNATIONAL. During this 3-month residency, the selected artists will have the unique chance to kick-start their international careers and use the skills they acquired to establish successful careers in the art world.
Vienna, a well-known stepping-stone for internationalisation and with a vibrant scene in culture and art, is the perfect location to apply and master these skills.
ELIA is looking for artists who have developed already a consistent body of work and want to take their careers to the next level through a hands-on programme that aims to broaden their skills in networking, self-marketing, negotiation, pricing, international distribution and management of their artistic careers.
As part of the NXT Residency, the 5 selected artists will attend a 3-month training programme called MAKE YOURSELF AN EXPERT HUB together with selected local artists.
MAKE YOURSELF AN EXPERT HUB is a programme of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the Centre For Knowledge Transfer, a trans-disciplinary and inter-university project that aims to strengthen the entrepreneurial skills of artists.
In 2017 the theme of the MAKE YOURSELF AN EXPERT HUB will be GO INTERNATIONAL.
The GO INTERNATIONAL programme consists of 3 intensive courses (1 to 2 days each), accompanied with handover tasks between coaching blocks. Professional trainers and coaches will work in group- and individual trainings with the artists to improve their readiness for internationalisation.
Based on transferable skills and tools, the artists will be training in:
The selected artists will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a variety of artistic and cultural fields in Vienna and experience the day-to-day challenges of working and living abroad.
Attendance of the training sessions is mandatory.