Session three: into to DIY arts
Creating new rituals
Pay a fee
Meet the criteria being an artist curator practicing arts
No vetting of members, self identifying
Attendance/contribution? Currently no minimum requirement..
need to really think about the purpose and does it meet the needs. Will need perhaps to be teutonic. The boundaries are clear.
No ‘you can’t” rules.
Roles: by stander/ not active. Just have a profile. There will be planning around noon active members not showing....
Pool of artists and ideas and money.
Grand intention for artists, stamp of approval
CIC structure 8 directors/committee
Volunteer working groups: gathering resources, web and info, member care, coms, practical like set up, ideas, what next, networking, community engagement.
Incentives for membership:
Profile on website
How is camp run?
8 directors: working group. (18-24 mths tenure)
Look at XR model.
What happens when people don’t want to do the jobs.
a rotating chair, will need to be self aware and supporting.
Taking minutes and keeping a “paper trail” with actions.
Needs to be ‘kinda” voting/consensus
Decision can only be made with a quorum
Electronically/ email or WhatsApp quorum. time saving, easier.
Responsibility to keep in touch with emails etc, bulk of work done outside meetings.
What are the responsibilities of each director?
Using decentralised system of the Pirate party... 3 pirate rule... if three agree then do it, being proactive. Have to communicate well...
Expecting the need to change and not being afraid to fail.
Members only access on website
Reputation: reach across geography, press
No’s of projects: happening because of CAMP
No’s of partners: collaborations, quality, legacy
Social impact: feedback: how does CAMP do this? Who has benefited from projects, opportunities and membership. Info collected through review and questionnaires?
If CAMP is member lead then there must be lots of feedback from members.
How many convert from by-standing members to active members.
Encouragement for artists
Sense of belonging
Raised artists Profile
Making good and valuable connections.
How is it sustainable?
Local authority? 2k
Grants/funding (arts council) £33k
Membership 5k a year
What is the best draw on the finances: paying speakers, coordinator 9one and half days a week) . Bursaries, insurance, admin costs, the website,
Money from non members fees £50 tickets per year? Masterclasses £250,
Lots of in kind support
How does the community express itself, what is it’s aesthetic? How does it define itself?
Logo: looks like it could have been made by an artist. Hand rendered. DIY feel but still cohesive, connections, red, white, yellow, (socialist?)
Consistency around colours and aesthetic.
The language is more a call to act rather than a broadcasting.
It’s doing the membership a favour, words like yours, ours etc. Inclusive. Join us/be part of...
Easy to read website
Well matched brand.
Good question from Garry: what is camp offering to me that a.n. doesn’t? What is it’s USP?
Channels and platforms
How does the community communicate and gather?
Members only areas on website
Member to member At talks, social events