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If Not Now Then When? Research launch, panel discussion & networking

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Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre

4 Midland Street

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It Takes a Region to Raise an Artist research publication launch, panel discussion, and social hosted by CVAN EM

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At this event CVAN EM and CAMEo will launch the publication of their research into the East Midlands visual arts community. Hear the key findings of It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist, and participate in a lively discussion featuring regionally-based artists and curators, about support for artists, the strengths and gaps in the region and approaches to developing regional artistic talent.

Contributors:

  • Dr Antoinette Burchill - AHRC Creative Economy Engagement Fellow - Researcher: It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist
  • Andrea Hadley-Johnson - Artistic Programme Manager, National Justice Museum
  • David John Scarborough - Artist, Curator and Founder of Modern Painters New Decorators
  • James Steventon - Artist, Writer, Runner and Director, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art
  • Skinder Hundal MBE - CEO and Director, New Art Exchange

And Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham, Director CVAN EM, Professor Mark Banks, Director, CAMEo.

This is a free event supported by AHRC, Midlands4Cities, CVAN EM, and CAMEo.

Everybody is welcome.

Follow the research at #ItTakesARegionTo.

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Following this event, delegates are invited to CVAN EM's Annual Event at nearby Two Queens, where over delicious refreshments and informal conversation, they will have a sneak preview of and an introduction to his new solo exhibition - Pillgarlic's Gone A-Sauling - by Berlin-based artist Jake Kent. They will also be able to find out more about Leicester's responses to the It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist workforce survey and hear about CVAN EM's future plans.

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