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31 January 2012. Soho, London. Recording Time: 56 minutes
As part of Joshua Sofaer’s Artist as Leader research, Kate Love, Senior Lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, interrogates the idea of the ‘artist as leader’ by considering both the meaning and use of the phrase: “If you are allied to the left you are far more likely to be sceptical of the idea of leadership.”
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.
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.
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.”
New research published by a-n reveals how artists and artist-run initiatives are subverting the notion of leadership, and includes a series of interviews with artists, starting with Cornelia Parker.
Flow is one of the twelve Artists taking the lead commissions, funded by the UK Arts Councils to celebrate the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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.
The Cultural Leadership Programme (CLP) established five years ago closed at the end of March.
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.
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.
Arts Council England has embarked on an extensive exercise to consult stakeholders including artists on their policies and priorities for the future.
Twelve commissions have been selected for the
AIR Advisory Group members David Cotterrell and Erika Tan are amongst twenty-one artists selected to participate in a new pilot cultural leadership programme.
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.
Following a quiet call for tenders in late December, the Cultural Leadership Programme (CLP) has awarded funds totalling
Over seventy creative and cultural industries specialists participated in CreativeAmbition 2, the annual professional development event of the CreativePeople network.
Initiated by New Work Network (NWN) in 2007, the Activator programme is a developing strategy to build on the organisations track record for supporting the development of new performance, live and interdisciplinary arts.
From an application of over 115, seventeen projects will receive funding for networking programmes designed to develop future and emerging cultural leaders.
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 […]
“Spirit in community will die unless there’s someone calling the meeting.”
A leader is best
When people barely know that he(she) exists,
“What happened to the people who said ‘we will represent something in the world’? When did artists start to say ‘we will change the world’?”
They sit in the dark and mope
[or artists take the lead]
This Research papers series offers a timely response to the need for more easily accessible data and knowledge about, and for, artists.