Training Artists for Innovation, Competencies for New Contexts

The end publication of the TAFI project is a book which will guide you through the world of competencies and training of artists who implement artistic interventions within organisations and companies.

You can order the handbook Training Artists for Innovation, Competencies for new contexts (TAFI)  that was presented  on April 9, 2013 in Brussels. The book is the result of a two-year cooperation project of  six European partners. The book examines the stimulation of innovation and creativity in European businesses through interventions by artists and creatives. Businesses and public organisations need more imagination, more creativity to sustain their future existence by innovation. Artists can help people and organisations to become more creative through their artistic skills. To do that successfully artists need more competencies than just their artistic ones.

The book presents competencies artists need and a curriculum building model for training artists, it shows a number of best practice cases illustrating creative interventions and contains cultural policy recommendations.

You can order the handbook by sending an e-mail to, costs are €2,35 for The Netherlands and €6,- for Europe (excl 21% tax) - or download the publication for free.