As part of Nottingham’s WEYA (World Event Young Artists) festival, which brings together 1000 artists from 100 countries for ten days, September’s AIRTIME event will be focusing on international networks and collaborative working.

Organised by a-n on behalf of AIR: Artists’ Interaction and Representation, AIRTIME offers artists an opportunity to take part in lively roundtable discussions, in the process helping to demystify the art world, build working relationships and develop new projects. Those attending the event on Saturday 8 September can also expect to find out about key professional matters such as insurance, promotion and supporting their practice.

Also taking place during WEYA is a-n’s Collaborate Creatively event on Thursday 13 September. Led by Chris Fremantle, this will draw on the publication Reflections on collaboration, exploring the principles and approaches to creating great collaborative relationships amongst artists. Confirmed contributors include guest artists Alison Kershaw and John Brady.

This year sees the first-ever WEYA, which is supported by Arts Council England, Cultural Olympiad Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council. The festival, which runs 7-16 September, offers a platform for collaborative projects, workshops, debates and symposiums across a variety of formal and alternative spaces, encouraging intercultural dialogue and future partnerships.

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