Stronger Together – Live Stream
Wed 29 Jun 2011
Doors open 13:00, event starts 13:30
A national conversation about collaboration, sharing and working in partnership in the arts.
On 29th June, Northern Stage and Pilot Theatre will host an afternoon in Newcastle of creative thinking to inspire and provoke. Together with Cornerhouse, Watershed and Lyrics Hammersmith they will also attempt to make the conference a national event, without everybody having to convene to one place, using live streaming from Newcastle and feedback from each venue.
Are we prepared to give up some individual autonomy in order to innovate together? How do we shift the debate from efficiencies to sustained creative action? What models of collaboration and sharing can we celebrate and learn from? Is there a limit to the value of working together?
If you are an artist, producer, curator, facilitator, activist or strategist, we hope you will join the conversation wether in Newcastle, Manchester, Bristol and more…. There will also be opportunities to get involved online. Watch this space!
From Newcastle, we will be stirred, provoked, motivated and challenged by, amongst others, Kate McGrath (Fuel), Katherine Zeserson (Sing Up/SageGateshead), Alan Lane (SlungLow), Maria Balshaw (Whitworth and Manchester Galleries), Lyn Gardner (The Guardian), Streetwise Opera and more…
Participants in Cornerhouse will discuss and debate the issues alongside partners in Newcastle, Bristol and London and feedback thinking via the live stream. This is a free event, but tickets need to be booked in advance.
Supported by Arts Council North East, this is a rare opportunity to inform cultural policy, stimulate debate, share experience and meet some future collaborators.