‘Tis indeed the time for giving, receiving and sharing and that’s why we’re bringing you a festive celebration of creative collaboration on Thursday 19th December. We’d love to see you there!
Cultural Enterprise Office and Creative Dundee have come together to create Stop, Collaborate and Celebrate. We invite you to leave the studio behind and come together to share, connect and indulge!
What to expect:
A flurry of Pecha Kucha Night presentations all about collaborating! Hear from: Mark Hogarth, creative director of Harris Tweed Hebrides, part of the team that have been credited with transforming the unique heritage industry. Glasgow-based Illustrator of much goodness, Alice Dansey-Wright. Ben Spencer, VELOCITY Producer –a cultural response to the impact of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games through a public art programme. Make Works own Fi Scott who has visited 120 factories in Scotland, to better connect the creative industry with making.
Verity McIntoshfrom the Watershed in Bristol, will speaking about the Playable City project, Hello Lamp Post and Hack the Quartet, which looks at the city as a playable and social space.
A hot dish and dessert from Dundee Rep’s Encore and a complimentary craft ale by local MòR Brewery.
Place: Bonar Hall, Park Place, Dundee, DD1 4HNEvent hashtag: #SCC_DND
Above: Part of the Playable City project, Hello Lamp Post, is an experimental, city-wide platform for play, encouraging you to speak to Bristol’s street furniture, who can speak back!
More on our speaker Verity McIntosh:
Britsol-based, Verity McIntosh is the Studio Producer at the Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio and works closely with a community of 100 studio residents, including artists and technologists. Verity leads on the Playable City Award which invites creative practitioners from all disciplines to respond to the concept of a city as a personable, playable and social space.
More on our Pecha Kucha presenters:
Mark Hogarth is a politics graduate from Ayrshire in Scotland. Mark has been creative director of Harris Tweed Hebrides since 2008 and works as a branding consultant in fashion and textiles though the vast majority of his work is as part of the multi-award winning Harris Tweed team that have been credited with transforming the unique heritage industry. @harristweedtwit
Alice Dansey-Wright is a Glasgow-based Illustrator. Her work encompasses surface pattern design, products, packaging, workshops and wall drawings. She’s inspired by folk-art and lo-fi processes and she works in pen and ink and then develops her designs digitally. @adanseywright
Ben Spencer is Producer of VELOCITY – a cultural response to the impact of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games through a public art programme which promotes an aspirational approach to partnership working to re-imagine, repair and reconnect neighbourhoods, communities and the city. @velocityglasgow
Fi Scott runs Make Works, a design-led organisation connecting the creative industry with making and manufacture in Scotland. This year, the team visited 120 factories on the Make Works Tour, to film manufacturers for an open digital directory, launching in 2014. #makeworkstour @thisismakeworks
Stop, Collaborate and Celebrate is a partnership event delivered by Cultural Enterprise Office and Creative Dundee.