We had a development session at Compass Live Art in Leeds last week (we being the artist development bursary recipients with the Compass team). This one was looking at partnerships.
Nicole Mollett and Sarah Butler’s A-Z of Partnerships was used as a starting point of conversation.
- Approach each partnership with generosity
- Be patient
We also looked at defining terminology: partner/funder/collaborator/supporter – and the differences we each saw in those roles.
Co-production was also discussed the language used in both internal dialogue (between partners/collaborators) and external audience focused dialogue.
Thinking about supporters, a useful mapping exercise was suggested on writing down who are my supporters are.