The Art of Collaboration
About this Episode:
Artist and entrepreneur, Sophie Brussaux, talks about her unconventional path to a career in the arts and her experience launching a new company with a little help from friends. Throughout she shares her approach to finding your passion and ways to build collaboration into your practice.
About the Guests:
Sophie Brussaux operates at the intersection of art, commerce and social justice. A businesswoman by training and artist by practice, Brussaux has exhibited her works across the globe including at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Outside her studio work, Brussaux developed educational programs for young artists and co-founded Arts Help. Now, Brussaux is developing eco-friendly NFTs and exploring new ways to help artists across the globe.
About the Final Mile Club:
The Final Mile Club (FMC) prepares emerging artists, makers, performers, and designers for life after graduation. As a project by York University's School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), FMC examines creatives unique challenges through conversations with prominent alumni and industry experts.
FMC is hosted by Dr. Sarah Bay-Cheng, Dean of AMPD and a Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies. Dr. Bay-Cheng’s research focuses on the intersections among theatre, performance, and media.