SPACE Advice Bureau

A SPACE Artist Initiatives programme, providing free advice and guidance to all members of the SPACE community. Launched during the pandemic in 2020 in response to your requests and suggestions in the Tenant Survey, these pre-recorded webinars to support your practice are free to watch any time…

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Wed 3 Nov 2021
Out of SPACE | Episode 8: Community — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
Artists Serena Korda and Emma Cousin consider how being in an artist-gang can be empowering.
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Wed 22 Sept 2021
Out of SPACE | Episode 5: Carefree — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
In order to make good art, should we think and care less?
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Wed 20 Oct 2021
Mirror Me, 2019, Oil on Canvas, by Tobi Alexandra Falade. Installation shot at The Wing London
Out of SPACE | Episode 7: Presentation — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
How should artists talk about and present their work to collectors, art professionals, the general public and other artists?
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Wed 6 Oct 2021
Hugh Mendes, Portrait SPACE studios
Out of SPACE | Episode 6: Walking the line: between copy and remake — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
Artist Hugh Mendes and IP lawyer Jon Sharples discuss the issue of copyright
podcast
Wed 21 July 2021
Untitled, Katherine Tulloh painting
Out of SPACE | Episode 1: Art and caring — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
What impact does parenthood have on an artist's practice?
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Wed 4 August 2021
Reman Sadani SPACE artist awardee 2021
Out of SPACE | Episode 2: TCB (Taking Care of Business) — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
Talking about all those elements of admin that get put off but are a vital part of developing careers, and in some cases protecting livelihoods.
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Wed 18 August 2021
Out of SPACE | Episode 3: The message — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
To what extent should artists exercise care when making and exhibiting work that has controversial or provocative content?
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Wed 1 Sept 2021
Out of SPACE | Episode 4: Looking after the art — podcast hosted by Cathy Lomax
What happens to an artwork once it leaves the studio?

Past events

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CURRENT
Online event
How to do PR for artists — with Laura Brown
Learn how to run a successful marketing campaign with top tips and tricks
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current
Online event
How to write about your work & artist statement — with Adelaide Bannerman
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CURRENT
Online event
How to prepare for a studio visit, both online and IRL — with Adelaide Bannerman
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current
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How to start presenting and selling yourself and your work online — with Patricia van den Akker
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CURRENT
Online event
Diversification, or how to make a living as a creative — with Patricia van den Akker
symposium
Wed 13 Oct, 10.30am – 5pm
SPACE Ilford
Who Cares? about audience engagement
A one-day event for artists, practitioners and producers working in community engagement
symposium
Wed 13 Oct 2021
SPACE Ilford
Who Cares? about audience engagement – recorded presentations
Listen to the speakers from this one-day symposium held at SPACE Ilford
WEBINAR
Fri 8 Oct, 2 – 3pm
Online event
How to drive better and more traffic to your creative website — with Patricia van den Akker
peer support
Wed 6 Oct, 12 – 1.30pm
Online event
Dyslexia awareness week: celebrating neurodiversity — with Katrina Cochrane 
MENTORING
Tue 21 Sept, 10am – 5pm
SPACE members only
Online event
1-2-1 mentoring — with Lisa Slominski
mentoring
Mon 20 Sept, 10am – 5pm
SPACE members only
Online event
1-2-1 mentoring — with Lisa Slominski
peer support
Wed 15 Sept, 12 – 1.30pm
Online event
Identification and specific support for dyslexia and co-occurring conditions — with Katrina Cochrane
coaching
April – July 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Coaching with Lucy Cullingford
Book a free 1-2-1 online coaching session and explore your personal development in a safe and supportive space
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13 July 2021
Online event
How to prepare your CV, bio, artist portfolio and website — with Adelaide Bannerman
WEBINAR
Thursday 1 July, 1 – 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems SPACE Advice Bureau painting crit sessions
TFAC materials workshop with Simon Willems
A demonstration workshop discussing the materials and methods the artist uses in his painting practice
MENTORING
Various dates
April – June
SPACE members only
Online event
Practice & project advice — with Artquest
Free 1-2-1 mentoring with an Artquest specialist
MENTORING
May – June 2021
SPACE members only
Online event
Peer-to-peer mentoring: video and sound with Teresa Cos
Online group sessions for artists working at the intersection of film, video, sound, experimental music, visual poetry, installation and performance.
peer support
Mon 28 June, 12 – 1.30pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Introductory session on dyslexia, neurodiversity and creativity — with Katrina Cochrane 
WEBINAR
Thu 24 June, 11am – 12.30pm
Online event
Know your rights: IP, contracts, commissioning, online rights & Covid issues — with law firm James Ware Stephenson
group crit
Thu 24 June, 2 – 4pm
SPACE members only
Online event
Simon Willems painting crit sessions SPACE Advice Bureau
Painting practice — with Simon Willems
A group crit session for artists to discuss the formal, practical and contextual concerns of their practice