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Not Just Dots: Notions of Tradition

<p>It is common to hear terms like 'traditional' used to describe particular Indigenous artworks as more authentic than other works described as 'contemporary' and considered tainted by Western society. Dr Sally Butler presents an enlightening discussion debunking myths of 'the traditional' and explaining why such binary categories are not applicable to Australian Indigenous art. Butler will also discuss the notion of 'art' in Indigenous culture.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni : Write with Bite - Art Writing

<p>Do you want to write about art? Learn about some of the avenues to investigate if you are interested in writing about art and artists.</p><p>The session considers how to approach magazines and get your articles in print, as well how to start your own magazine.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Not Just Dots: Cape York Rainforest

<p>Nancy Bamaga will talks about the variety of art produced in Cape York and the Rainforest in far North Queensland. Nancy Bamaga descends from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait and is employed as an Indigenous Partnerships Coordinator with the youth organisation SpeakOUT Ltd.</p><p>She is also member of National Indigenous Reference Group to the Australia Council Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Board and has been involved with the Indigenous Women's Leadership program.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni: Making Space - Artist-run initiatives and independent spaces

<p>Want to show your work but can't seem to find a space? Find out about different avenues for exhibiting, some of the common issues facing artists in independent spaces and how to start your own. In partnership with Artworkers Alliance.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni: Taxation and Basic Book keeping

<p>Taxation and book-keeping are not known for excitement, but no-one wants the tax man knocking on their door for dubious books! Book-keeping is a fundamental part of any good business practice. This workshop will give you some basic skills to stay on top of your finances and be in control of your money. Other topics to be covered include ABNs, GST, tax deductions and business vs hobbyist - what does the ATO class you as?</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni: Looking Good - putting together a CV, folio and documentation

<p>The way you present yourself, from your personal manner to your CV reflects how you see yourself and your work, as well as how others perceive your practice. This seminar looks at the importance of a good quality CV and portfolio, and how different types of documentation (images of your work, personal websites etc.) can promote your practice.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni: Wheeling them in - marketing for artists

<p>Marketing your work well can result in more exhibitions, gallery representation, more sales, increased media attention and of course, recognition of your practice. Come along to hear industry professionals talk about getting started with marketing basics including good media relationships, websites, business cards and more.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>
Life After Uni: Getting the Exhibition - dealing with public galleries

<p>Exhibitions are an integral part of a professional art practice. Come along to this forum to gain tips from those in the museum and gallery industry on how to secure an exhibition and what's involved once you have a show planned. Learn the differences between public, commercial and artist run galleries and best practice guidelines for proposals and exhibitions.</p><p><em>Monday, 21 June, 2010: A video link will be uploaded shortly - we are currently looking into the best options for large file formats.</em></p>