Current Professional Development Initiatives
DIY 10: 2013 – professional development projects BY artists FOR artists, in collaboration with partners across the UK. DIY 10 call for participants now announced.
Talking Shop – open advice sessions and networking opportunities.
Young Peoples Resource Pack on Live Art – a new resource for teachers and students.
Unbound – new publications/dvds and Student Bumper Pack available for mail order; and the Agency’s Patrons recommend book and DVD titles: Patrons’ Picks.
Live Art Advisory Network (LAAN) – Professional development initiatives for London-based artists throughout their careers.
Support for Education – for individuals and institutions.
Information - Advice and Research for artists and organisations.
Past Professional Development Initiatives
(Re)Fresh – Inspired by questions of AGE and WAGE, (Re)Fresh is an evening of new intergenerational commissions and dialogues, invited performances, and top tips for younger artists. Thursday 21 February 2013 from 6pm at Queen Mary University of London.
Study Room Gatherings: an open series – Amy Sharrocks, Ophelia Bitz and Johanna Linsley have been invited to run a series of Study Room Gatherings on ideas and issues in performance that excites and intrigues them. November and December 2012, Free and open to all.
FRESH AiR – opportunities for emerging artists, including information, advice and performance platform; in collaboration with Queen Mary, University of London.
East End Collaborations support structures for London based graduates and emerging artists, in collaboration with Queen Mary, University of London.
Joining the Dots – professional development initiatives for emerging artists across the UK.
One to One – Individual Artists Bursaries in Live Art.
Performance laboratories, masterclasses and workshops with leading UK and international practitioners including Guillermo Gomez-Pena, John Jordan and Janine Antoni.
Attached Artists Scheme – a mentoring project for artists from culturally diverse backgrounds, in collaboration with Artsadmin and New Work Network.
Small Talk – an occasional artist led discussion group.
Creative Links – encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship within the Cultural Sector in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. An initiative of CIDA