Hacking Hearts was a fast-paced project that saw postgraduate students from across disciplines at Central Saint Martins hack the research of inaugural Scientists in Residence over the course of a week.
Kuwait Calling is a trailblazing collaboration between the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre (JACC), a cultural powerhouse in the Arabian Gulf region, and London-based 59 Productions’ team of Tony and Olivier Award-winning creatives (Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, David Bowie is, War Horse), featuring dancers from Rambert, one of the UK’s leading contemporary dance companies.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) is launching two captioned training programmes to take place at Tate in 2020.
Local experienced arts administrators and curators are welcome to apply for the two programmes.
British Council has launched two digital arts-focused open call opportunities for 2020. Details and how to apply for them are below.
AMPLIFY Digital Arts Initiative is an initiative developed by the British Council in partnership with MUTEK (Canada/Argentina) and Somerset House Studios (UK). Since 2018, the programme has connected an active network in Argentina, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Peru and the UK.
Creative FLIP project has announced the second round of its peer-to-peer exchange and mobility scheme for creative hubs from across the European continent and its neighbourhood.
The programme is aimed at engaging peers from creative hubs with the idea to:
- initiate projects of co-creation or collaborative plans
- share knowledge and expertise across Europe and its neighborhood through public and/or community events
- seek new formats of cross-sectorial cooperation between creative hubs and the educational sector
Arts Council England has published its ten-year strategy for 2020–2030.
Download the strategy below and read more about it here. Watch the video below for more.
The strategy is built around three outcomes and four investment principles. These are:
- Creative people
- Cultural communities
- A creative and cultural country
Crafting Futures is a British Council global programme supporting the future of craft; its practices and people. In 2019, British Council launched Crafting Futures in China, aiming to foster international opportunities for UK and Chinese women artisans, explore sustainability and innovation across the craft sector and drive change among younger generations.
A new collaboration with Acute Art sees the first virtual reality artwork by Anish Kapoor presented in the dramatic setting of Windmill Hill on the Waddesdon estate.
‘Into Yourself, Fall’ (2018) takes users on a journey through the human body, experiencing the sensation of falling into yourself. The work seeks to simulate vertigo, depicting a labyrinth of the inner workings of the self.
Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK.
The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK.