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How to Write about Art with Jennifer Higgie
Sat, May 27, 2017, 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM BST
Blogs, Twitter, self-publishing: everyone’s a writer now. But how many can really write well and – even better – make a living from it? In this full-day course, frieze co-editor Jennifer Higgie will give her insights into writing about art for journalists, critics, bloggers or anyone interested in getting practical and inspiring advice from one of the UK’s most respected art critics and editors.
Subjects will include:
- Who are you writing for?
- The different styles of art criticism
- Practical advice on becoming an art writer, from how to pitch, to what you can expect from the editing process and how much you should be paid
Doors open at 10am and close at 6.30pm. Tickets include lunch and post-course drinks.
Jennifer Higgie is the co-editor of frieze and the editor of Frieze Masters Magazine. She has written over 200 features, published a novel, had a screenplay made into a feature film and edited a book on art and humour.
Charlie Fox is a writer who lives in London. His new book, 'This Young Monster' is published by Fitzcarraldo.
Frieze offers a number of complimentary bursary places on this course for the unwaged, students, pensioners, artists or anyone else who feels they cannot afford the fee. If you would like to apply, please send a paragraph explaining why you believe you qualify and why this specific course is of interest to email@example.com. Application deadlines are 15th of May and succesful applicants will be notifed by 22nd of May.
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