Guerilla Guide to Performance Art : How to Make a Living as an Artist. (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Guerilla Guide to Performance Art : How to Make a Living as an Artist.

Author: Helen Paris; Leslie Hill
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, Jan. 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unparalleled collection of professional and artistic experience provides the definitive guide to making a living as an artist.

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The Guerilla Guide to Performance Art is the ultimate guide for artists, at all stages of their careers, who are engaged in creating original performance and multimedia work, including hybrids of theater, visual art, installation, physical theater, dance, CD-ROM and web design. It covers all aspects of artist support including starting up a company, funding, multimedia tools, and documentation and marketing, and incorporates a useful Yellow Pages section with contact information for production, funding, venues, galleries, publications, festivals, printers, equipment hire, technical support, artists organizations, performance archives, copyright offices and software support. The book is lavishly illustrated and includes interviews with major artists and directors of some of the leading artist support groups in the UK and US. There are also illuminating case studies address practical questions and offer indispensable insights into how to succeed in the performance arts.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Paris; Leslie Hill
ISBN: 9780826473981 0826473989
OCLC Number: 697643312
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction; 1. Artists in Profile; 2. Organizations in Profile; 3. Funding; 4. Production; 5. Documentation and Marketing; 6. Stay Out of Jail; 7. Contacts; Contributors; In Guerilla Performance and Multimedia, artists such as Bobby Baker, Tim Miller, Guillermo Gomez Pena, Rachel Rosenthal, Stelarc, Lois Weaver and Martha Wilson share their adventures, tactics and tips. Founders and directors of art organizations and festivals such as Franklin Furnace, Artsadmin, the Cleveland Performance Art Festival and the Banff Centre relate their experiences of producing and commissioning work internationally. Senior advisors from major funding bodies such as London Arts and the Arts Council of England offer generous, detailed pointers on preparing strong grant applications. Production issues for theatre, gallery, video, web and CD are addressed by experts who give concise practical advice relating to different venues and formats. Marketing, publicity and documentation are also thoroughly addressed by pros. Professionals in related fields give the inside scoop on the crucial concerns of starting a company, preparing accounts and tax information and staying on the right side of entertainment law. This unparalleled collection of professional and artistic experience provides the definitive guide to making a living as an artist.

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The Guerilla Guide to Performance Art is written by artists and for artists. It is designed for the benefit of artists engaged in creating original performance and multimedia work, including live  Read more...

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