Arts Management: Marketing & Communications, Education & Participation. (Interests in producing and supporting creative projects).
I have lived, studied and worked in Wales for the last 8 years embedding myself in the arts and cultural scene. I’ve studied at both Cardiff Metropolitan University gaining a BA (hons) Dance and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama gaining an MA in Arts Management. Additional to employment in Arts Engagement with Earthfall Dance Company I am a Board Member for Taikabox (Dance and Digital Technology company based in Wales and in Finland) and a Team Member here at CreativeMornings Cardiff.
How to worry less
Don't compare yourself to others
The power to detect bullsh*t
Open to suggestions
The fun times :)
Tap dance / Rubix cube
Helen’s CreativeMornings activity
matthew gough ‘Broken' as an alternative to beautiful
John Tomalin-Reeves From Shoreditch to Splott
Tom Lloyd Shocks
Paul Currion The Cut and Paste City
Judson Beaumont Shock and creativity in Furniture
Judson Beaumont Shock, surprise and creativity
Joe Leech Applying Psychology to UX Design
Danielle Krysa The Jealous Curator on humble pie
Adam Gibson Cathedral Tattoo
CreativeMornings/Austin Team Second Cut
I know it doesn’t look nice when there is a fire extinguisher on the wall where you want to put a piece of art but actually these are the boundaries.
It’s so special to be part of something where you just get the best out of people.
We’re run by our audience and that’s probably why it’s successful.
Make it happen together!
Arielle Tye Collaboration & The Abacus
It was about connections between people that didn’t know each other, it was about why things mean something and matter to us and it was about a very simple but still important message that even reading can be resisting.
Revolution I think doesn’t happen through generalised sentiment it usually happens because people are riled up about something very specific that’s happening in their communities.
Arts organisations often do exploit communities, sometimes in quite a knowing way.
Absolutely crucial for us as a company and for a national company is a strong sense of the local.
The human part of me is really letting me down, it kind of feels like drawing has become a contact sport, and my body is in bits… nothing has taken a toll on my body like this project.