Don’t Miss today’s debate – State of the Arts, ACE and #sota12

Here’s the live feed:

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/jobs-and-conferences/conferences/state-of-the-arts-live-video-stream/

Have your say #sota12
artscouncil.org.uk/sota12

Conference programme:
9.30am–9.40am Introduction
Lyric Theatre
Chair: Kirsty Wark journalist and broadcaster
What Matters? Film: interviews with artists by artist film-makers, straybird
(Becky Edmunds and Lucy Cash)
9.40am–9.50am
Lyric Theatre
Welcome address
Alan Davey Chief Executive, Arts Council England
Peter Salmon Director, BBC North
9.50am–10.10am
Lyric Theatre
Keynote presentation: Future now
Liz Forgan Chair, Arts Council England
Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries
10.10am–11.00am
Lyric Theatre
Keynote panel discussion: 2012 and then what?
Chair: Kirsty Wark journalist and broadcaster
Panel includes: Ed Vaizey MP; David Edgar playwright; Jonzi D Artistic
Director, Breakin’Convention and Jonzi D projects; Ruth Mackenzie Director,
Cultural Olympiad, LOCOG; Sally Lai Artistic Director, Chinese Arts Centre
and Liz Forgan Chair, Arts Council England
11.00am–11.30am Tea and coffee break
11.30am–1.00pm
• Compass Room
Morning parallel session A:
Artists and a changing society
Chair: Sir Richard Leese Leader of Manchester City Council
Speakers: Gavin Stride Director, Farnham Maltings and Dr Drew Hemment
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FutureEverything
8.30am–9.30am
Left of entrance
Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome performance by the Lowry’s Centre for Advance Training dancers,
choreography by Sharon Watson and Phil Sanger from Phoenix Dance Theatre
Please note: Colour coding on the programme relates
to the site-map showing locations of parallel sessions
State of the Arts conference, 14 February 2012, The Lowry, Salford
Have your say #sota12
artscouncil.org.uk/sota1211.30am–1.00pm
• East Room
Digital World Centre
Morning parallel session B:
Artists and the imagination
Chair: Christopher Cook cultural historian and broadcaster
Speakers: Hetain Patel artist and Kathryn Tickell Artistic Director, Folkworks
11.30am–1.00pm
• Hexagon Room
Morning parallel session C:
Artists and the creative economy
Chair: Kirsty Wark journalist and broadcaster
Speakers: Craig Hassall Chief Operating Officer, Raymond Gubbay Ltd and
Godfrey Worsdale Director, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
11.30am–1.00pm
• Studio 1
Morning parallel session D:
Artists and communities
Chair: Liz Pugh Co-Director, Walk the Plank
Speakers: Dan Thompson social artist and Artistic Director, Revolutionary Arts
and Rosie Kay Rayne Choreographic Fellow and Artistic Director, Rosie Kay
Dance Company
11.30am–1.00pm
• Conference Theatre
Digital World Centre
Morning parallel session E:
Artists and international
Chair: Graham Sheffield Director Arts, British Council
Speakers: Alex Poots Director, Manchester International Festival and
Jorn Weisbrodt Artistic Director, Luminato Festival, Toronto
11.30am–1.00pm
• Central Room
Digital World Centre
Morning parallel session F:
Artists and young people
Chair: Baba Israel Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer, Contact
Speakers: Shiva Feshareki composer and James Cousins choreographer,
winner of Matthew Bourne choreography award
11.30am–1.00pm
• Studio 3
Morning parallel session G:
Artists and audiences
Chair: Sue Harrison Chair, Chester Festivals and The Bluecoat
Speakers: Alistair Spalding Chief Executive and Artistic Director,
Sadler’s Wells Theatre and Helen Marriage Co-Director, Artichoke
11.30am–1.00pm
• West Room
Digital World Centre
Morning parallel session H:
Artists and fundraising
Chair: Julia Fawcett Chief Executive, The Lowry
Speakers: Lucy Bird Chief Executive, Marketing Edinburgh and
Régis Cochefert Head of Arts, Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Please note: Colour coding on the programme relates
to the site-map showing locations of parallel sessions
State of the Arts conference, 14 February 2012, The Lowry, Salford
Have your say #sota12
artscouncil.org.uk/sota1211.30am–1.00pm
• Lyric Circle bar
Morning parallel session I:
Artists and our future environment
Chair: Alison Clark-Jenkins Regional Director North East, Arts Council England
Speakers: James Marriott writer, artist, activist and naturalist, Platform and
Jay Griffiths writer
1.00pm–2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm–2.20pm
Lyric Theatre
The Big Issues – themes from the morning debates
2.20pm–2.50pm
Lyric Theatre
Interview: The TV trade off – does television
do great art?
Arlene Phillips choreographer interviewed by Will Gompertz Arts Editor, BBC
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Compass Room
Afternoon parallel session J:
Artists and a changing society
Chair: Althea Efunshile Chief Operating Officer, Arts Council England
Speakers: Aida Eltorie Independent Curator and Director, Finding Projects
Association and Neville Gabie visual artist in residence, Olympic Park
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Central Room
Digital World Centre
Afternoon parallel session K:
Artists and the imagination
Chair: Fiona Gasper Executive Director, Manchester Royal Exchange
Speakers: Michael Morris Co-Director, Artangel and Clio Barnard artist
and filmmaker, Emma Gladstone Producer, Sadler’s Wells
2.50pm–4.10pm
• West Room
Digital World Centre
Afternoon parallel session L:
Artists and the creative economy
Chair: Ruth Pitt Executive Producer, Tiger Aspect Productions and media consultant
Speakers: Kit Monkman Creative Director, KMA and Mark Murphy director,
writer, producer – outdoor spectacle and Tania Harrison Head of Arts
Programming, Festival Republic
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Hexagon Room
Afternoon parallel session M:
Artists and communities
Chair: David Fleming Director, National Museums Liverpool
Speakers: Peter Jenkinson Co-Director, Culture+Conflict and
Ruth Little Associate Director, Cape Farewell
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Studio 3
Afternoon parallel session N:
Artists and international
Chair: Andrew Nairne Director, Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge
Speakers: Jude Kelly Artistic Director, Southbank Centre and
Pavel Büchler visual artist
Please note: Colour coding on the programme relates
to the site-map showing locations of parallel sessions
State of the Arts conference, 14 February 2012, The Lowry, Salford
Have your say #sota12
artscouncil.org.uk/sota122.50pm–4.10pm
• Lyric Circle bar
Afternoon parallel session O:
Artists and young people
Chair: Paul Roberts Creativity, Culture and Education (CCE) with
Keisha Thompson young artist
Speakers: Darren Henley Managing Director, Classic FM and Dave Moutrey
Director and Chief Executive Officer, Cornerhouse
2.50pm–4.10pm
• East Room
Digital World Centre
Afternoon parallel session P:
Artists and audiences
Chair: Stella Hall Festival Director, Preston Guild 2012
Speakers: Bradley Hemmings Artistic Director and Chief Executive,
Greenwich+Docklands Festival and Dr Xerxes Mazda Head of Learning,
Volunteers and Audiences, The British Museum
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Conference Theatre
Digital World Centre
Afternoon parallel session Q:
Artists and fundraising
Chair: Moira Sinclair Area Executive Director: London, Arts Council England
Speakers: Gavin Sharp Chief Executive Officer, Band on the Wall and
John Mowbray Director of Corporate Affairs, Northumbrian Water
2.50pm–4.10pm
• Studio 1
Afternoon parallel session R:
Artists and our future environment
Chair: Colin Paterson Arts and Entertainment Correspondent, BBC
Speakers: Mojisola Adebayo writer, performer, director, producer and
Andy Field Co-Director, Forest Fringe
4.10pm–4.45pm Tea and coffee break
4.45pm–5.15pm
Lyric Theatre
Call to action
Chair: Kirsty Wark in conversation with Alan Davey Chief Executive,
Arts Council England. Featuring a performance by Contact Playback
5.25pm–5.30pm
Lyric Theatre
Closing remarks
Alan Davey Chief Executive, Arts Council England
Please note: Colour coding on the programme relates
to the site-map showing locations of parallel sessions
5.30pm–7.30pm
Imperial War
Museum North
Drinks reception at the Imperial War Museum
North, hosted by the British Council
5.15pm–5.25pm
Lyric Theatre
Looking back, moving forwards
David Edgar playwright
State of the Arts conference, 14 February 2012, The Lowry, Salford
Have your say #sota12
artscouncil.org.uk/sota12

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