Posted on: 31st January, 2014
15th September, 2016
Complex Webs sets out to open a conversation about the ways in which the arts, creative industries and higher education are working now and how they have done so in the past. It will present an opportunity to reflect on and explore:
Geographies of creativity and the conditions in which creativity flourishes
Strategies, actions and attitudes that empower creative thinking, doing and innovation
Practices and Policies: Colliding the historical and the contemporary to inform the future
3.15pm Introduction. Event Chair Evelyn Wilson (Director, TCCE)
3.20pm Session 1 – Geographies of Creativity: Exploring the conditions in which creativity flourishes.
Kasper de Graaf – Design Manchester
Leena Svinhufvud – Design Museum Helsinki
Professor Graeme Evans – Middlesex University
4.00pm Reflective Workshop 1
4.30pm Comfort break
4.40pm Session 2 – Strategies, actions and attitudes: Empowering creative thinking, doing and innovation.
Dr Sara Jones – City, University of London
Layton Reid – Ravensbourne
5.05pm Session 3 – Practices and Policies: Colliding the past and present to inform the future
Frank Challenger (Former CEO Light House Media Centre Wolverhampton)
Sorrel Hershberg (The Sorrell Foundation)
5.30pm Reflective Workshop 2
6.00pm Event ends. Opportunity to carry on networking
Complex Webs is being curated by TCCE as part of Creative Matters: A New Forum for Creative Futures.
Creative Matters: A New Forum for Creative Futures 15 – 18 September 2016
Creative Matters is a 4 day programme for creatives, institutions and businesses collaborating to anticipate, shape and stimulate future economies. It will be a curated programme of Talks, Workshops, Master classes, Round table discussions and Networking Events taking place in and around Bargehouse, London.
These days are an opportunity to present, exchange knowledge and experience; and to connect and network in and around the following themes:
TCCE, Design Manchester, The National Autistic Society, The Service Design Fringe Festival, Ben Tallon, Kim Leigh Pemberton, Elena Corchero with YoSteam, Barbara Chandler, Bridgemakers, Justine Fox, Make Makers, Confessions of a Design Geek. The Subversive Gardener, If By.
Visit website for more information
Creative Matters takes place during the London Design Festival as part of the Bankside Design District, Oxo Tower Wharf is owned and operated by Coin Street Community Builders.
To attend ‘Complex Webs’ please register here:
I'm very excited to be able to share with you all my first call for paper as co-Editor in Chief - with my colleague Dr Hye-Kyung Lee of KCL - for the journal Cultural Trends. If you have ideas for special issues, please get in touch. tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1…