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Art Does Not Get You A Job: network launch

Thursday 5 September 2019, 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Welcome to the launch of a new arts network!

Tonight’s event is to launch the new interdisciplinary and collaborative creative arts network art does not get you a job.  It’s a creative industries London event timed to complement the first international British Academy conference on the first female Poet Laureate: Carol Ann Duffy, The Legacy of the Laureateship.

This new network will foster collaboration between different arts disciplines and bring artists together to support sustained creative careers, and generate creative enterprise through a mentoring scheme. The network is open to anyone involved in any aspect of the arts, e.g. dance, drama and the performing arts, music, art, literature, museums’ industries, curatorship, publishing and bookselling.  

Celebrate the launch of art does not get you a job with talks from three of Carol Ann Duffy’s creative arts collaborators

  • Liv Lorent MBE, of balletLORENT (dance) on ‘Creating 21st Century Fairy Tales Through Collaboration: Blood, Sweat and Tears’
  • Stephen Raw (artist): ‘The Art of Collaboration’
  • John Sampson (musician): ‘Music and the Importance of Artistic Collaboration’

Also performing – winners of the The Poetry Society Young Poets Network Carol Ann Duffy poetry challenge 

The Poetry Society’s allocation of tickets have now been given out. To put your name on the waiting list, please email Julia Bird on [email protected]

More details about the Carol Ann Duffy Legacy conference here.

This event and network launch is generously supported by Edge Hill University and others. GenSex Research is a contributor to the network – other supporters and contributors will be announced shortly.