November 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Navigating Disaster is a collaborative game all about liability and art practice intended to help artists run their practices safely, fairly and professionally. Players earn points by touching on topics during group discussion about how to navigate and prevent disaster in their art practice.
The topics in the game cover a fundamental range of skills and knowledge essential to anyone working in the arts, including: GDPR, public liability insurance, equality, diversity and inclusion, copyright issues, health & safety, safeguarding, ethics and confidentiality. Participants are encouraged to discuss scenarios and share knowledge in how to navigate disaster in the creative realm.
Who is it for?
Practicing artists, curators, event organisers, technicians, venue owners, based anywhere in the UK who are interested in learning, developing or honing their skills and knowledge about legal and moral practicalities concerning their art practice, exhibitions and public engagement work.
What will it involve?
A 5-hour day session including two breaks on the 24th September from 10.00am – 3.00pm with lunch provided. A 4-hour evening session including two breaks on the 15th October from 4.00-9.00pm with snack provided. A 5-hour session on the 9th November from10am-3.00pm with lunch provided.
The sessions will be based at Arcadia Gallery – 26 City Arcade, Town Centre, Coventry CV1 3HW – and will be hosted by a staff member from Artspace. Participants are encouraged to shape the conversation and to share their own relevant experiences.
What will I gain?
The opportunity to learn about, share and widen your knowledge on GDPR, public liability, equality, diversity and inclusion, copyright issues, health and safety, safeguarding, ethics and confidentiality.