Curated and The Fat Plant Assembly present a how-to workshop for artists, musicians, artisans, makers, etc. interested in navigating the business of producing and marketing their work.
Hosted by Ottawa-based musician Mark Molnar, the workshop will cover three topics and will be tailored to suit participants' interests.
High Water Everywhere (in three parts):
i) A presentation on approaches to art, craft, and the problem of ownership in the culture of music
ii) the economics of creating, completing, manufacturing, releasing, touring, and promoting your work
iii) practical approaches to a public life of creative work
Space is limited for this workshop. We kindly ask that participants reserve a spot by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $10 in advance.
Mark Molnar plays strings and electronics with Kingdom Shore, 1/4 Tonne Spike Pitcher (Nick Keupfer and Eric Craven), Generator (John Higney and Jamie Gulliksen), Mice (Bennett Bedoukian and Dave Clark), and in duos and a variety of configurations with Eric Craven, Craig Pedersen, James Annett, David Broscoe, Jamie Gulliksen, Linsey Wellman, and Bennett Bedoukian. He also plays erhu and rebab in Gamelan Semara Winangun.
His music has been performed by the Quasar Saxaphone Quartet (Montreal), and the Thin Edge Music Collective (Toronto), and he has written and performed string arrangements for Buried Inside, If Then Do, and Alaskan.
He has performed the music of Helmut Lachenmann, John Cage, James Tenney, Arvo Part, Giya Kanchelli, Brian Ferneyhough, Wolf Edwards, and Galina Ustvolskaya.
He is the co-founder, along with Nathan Medema and Ross Birdwise, of Pleasure Through Sound, and the Fat-Controller/Minister of Ambient Replenishment at Black Bough Records.
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