Visiting Arts with Creative Scotland present World Cultures Connect Professional Exchange: International Working across the Arts.

June 30, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers, Other Opportunity, Performers by mwhiteside

We are offering a one of a kind opportunity for creative practitioners and producers from Scotland to join 12 visiting practitioners from Trinidad & Tobago, Malawi, Ethiopia and the Pacific Islands in the final stage of the World Cultures Connect Creative Skills training programme, as part of the Culture Works Connections project. Find out more about World Cultures Connect Creative Skills here.
Facilitated by lead trainers from Visiting Arts and guest international speakers, this special event taking place on Wednesday 24th August at Edinburgh Festival Theatre will comprise an interactive training session, involving practical exercises and group discussions, exploring the current climate for international working within the arts. This will be followed by a networking and exchange session encouraging participants to share their experiences, forge new connections, identify potential partnership opportunities and discover new routes towards profitable collaborative relationships.

Who should apply?

·         If you are in a position to discuss creative international collaboration, whether you are an artist or speaking with authority on behalf of a creative organisation, we welcome your application.

·         You should have at least 5 years’ experience realising artistic/creative projects, either at home or abroad.

·         You should be open to and interested in cultural exchange and both the challenges and opportunities it may present for your work.

·         International participants are drawn from the fields of performing and visual arts and literature, you should be prepared to work in one of these disciplines.

To apply please click here to read the full details and complete the online form by Monday 4th July, 5pm.

For more information please contact comms@visitingarts.org.uk.

Culture Works Connections is supported with the financial contribution of the European Union and the assistance of the ACP Group of States.