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Richard Hicks (left) and Richard Layzell (right).
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Artist as leader: Richard Layzell and Richard Hicks

28 December 2011. Soho, London. Recording Time: 50 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, artist Richard Layzell and businessman Richard Hicks discuss Layzell’s 7 year tenure as ‘Visionaire’ at AIT software where he created bespoke events that addressed the problems and needs of the developing company.

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First Draft, Sydney.
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Artist as leader: First Draft

16 November 2011. First Draft Gallery, Sydney. Recording Time: 36 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, 4 directors of Sydney based First Draft discuss how the project’s reputation for “conquering the new” has developed as its aims have shifted from supporting emerging women artists to encompass all new and emerging practitioners.

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Field Theory
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Artist as leader: Field Theory

1 November 2011, Performance Space, Sydney. Recording Time: 52 minutes.
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, 3 members of Melbourne based artists’ collective Field Theory discuss cultural leadership in relation to what they do: “In terms of what being a leader in this field [of live art] means, there is no precedent; we have to forge a path.”

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Shauna Richardson at work
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Shauna Richardson

How do artists go about delivering a very large commission to deadline? Emily Speed interviewed Shauna Richardson about her Artist Taking the Lead Commission: The Lionheart Project.

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The Unwanted Gift shop
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Nurturing new arts leaders

Cultural Leadership Programme’s Meeting the Challenge initiative, set up to support and nurture current and future leaders, offered an open submission inviting organisations to apply.

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Sock Exchange
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Artists as advisers

It’s encouraging to see a number of AIR members amongst the 152 people appointed by Arts Council England to write assessments on the artistic work of its regularly funded organisations.

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Great art for everyone

Arts Council England has embarked on an extensive exercise to consult stakeholders including artists on their policies and priorities for the future.

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Cultural Olympiad

Artists across the UK are being challenged to use the nation as a blank canvas for twelve inspirational commissions that will showcase our creativity to the world, as part of Cultural Olympiad.

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Learn to lead

Following a quiet call for tenders in late December, the Cultural Leadership Programme (CLP) has awarded funds totalling

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The Miraculous Draught of Fishes (Hampton Court Palace 2008)
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Creative focus

Over seventy creative and cultural industries specialists participated in CreativeAmbition 2, the annual professional development event of the CreativePeople network.

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Destination: Geodecity
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Artists as activators

Initiated by New Work Network (NWN) in 2007, the Activator programme is a developing strategy to build on the organisation’s track record for supporting the development of new performance, live and interdisciplinary arts.

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Testimony
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Networks encouraged

From an application of over 115, seventeen projects will receive funding for networking programmes designed to develop future and emerging cultural leaders.

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Leading through practice
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Leading through practice

Anne Douglas and Chris Fremantle of On The Edge Research share insights into the Artist as Leader research programme. The research aims to understand the way artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical […]

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Leading through practice: Framing the discussion

Artist as Leader is a programme that aims to understand the ways artists lead through their practice with a view to informing and developing a critical understanding of the role of creativity in culture.

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Outer space cover
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Future forecast: Outer space

Part of a-n’s 2005-06 Future forecast series, to mark its 25th anniversary, Outer space investigates the interface between artists’ practice and the socio-political domain.

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