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Loosening Lockdown - Webinar Series

Loosening Lockdown Webinar Series

Webinar 4 took place on Wednesday 8th July and it's available to watch below with the rest of the episodes. Keep an eye on our social media for future announcements!

Past editions

The country has started to reopen. The crisis is not over but as we start to emerge from lockdown, the arts and culture sector is eager to safely reopen to the public. And we want to hear from you! On Wednesday 8th July, the 4th episode of our webinar series gathered 5 industry professionals to talk about resuming our work and continue to positively impact our communities.

- Laura Dyer, Deputy Chief Executive Arts Council England

- Stella Duffy, Co-founder of Fun Palaces

- Alan Lane, Artistic Director Slung Low

- Vici Wreford-Sinnott, Artistic Director and co-founder of #WeShallNotBeRemoved

- Amaya Jeyarajah Dent, EEA Producer

Co-chaired by Julia, Usmaan and Laurice, with Francois Matarasso


Part 3 gathered a variety of creatives and activists to look at the immediate future of outdoor events

During this tragic, scary pandemic, are there some positive elements of lockdown that we want to preserve. How might we do this and what role might outdoor artists play to improve society? How might public spaces be activated in the future? The third in EEA’s fortnightly webinars. Listen, think, “chat” or catch-up with other things with us in the background!

Participants:

- Francois Matarasso (Chair)

- Alex Homfray, Culture Strategy Consultant

- Holly Lombardo, Director National Rural Touring Forum

- Pax Nindi, Carnival Consultant & Producer

- Clive Lyttle, Director

- Sam Roddick – Artist & activist

- Daze Aghaji, Youth Regen Cultures Coordinator at Extinction Rebellion

- Shazia Bibi, Creative producer & former EEA Trainee Producer

- Thelma Obirai, Creative consultant & former EEA Trainee Producer

Part 2 of our Loosening Lockdown webinar series this time with a variety of local authority managers, fundraisers and Health & Safety experts to look at the immediate future of outdoor events

EEA’s 2nd webinar gathered a variety of local authority managers, fundraisers as well as Health & Safety experts in the field to look at the immediate future of outdoor & community arts. As part of EEA’s 40th-anniversary celebrations we are holding our second Webinar chaired again by Francois Matarasso, we will discuss what might safely be put on next and how one might go about it. An opportunity for you to sit back, think, listen and “chat” with other industry professionals.

These webinars are part of an ongoing series that will continue into the summer. Please follow our social media to hear about what's coming up next

Speakers:

- Francois Matarasso (chair)
- Dana Segal, International Fundraising Consultant
- Brian Cleary MD, Sygma Safety & Events
- Takki Sulaiman, Royal Borough of Greenwich
- Rachel Wood, Oldham Council
- Gaynor Moyle - Precision Broking Ltd

Part 1 of our webinar series chaired by renowned cultural commentator Francois Matarasso, 5 speakers shared their perspectives & thoughts on how the outdoor & community arts sector might navigate its way out of the lockdown.

EEA had various plans for our 40th some of which have had to be shelved. However we are adapting well. But what comes after lockdown? EEA organised our first ever webinar on Wednesday 13 May at 4pm. Chaired by renowned cultural commentator Francois Matarasso, 5 speakers shared their perspectives & thoughts on how the outdoor & community arts sector might navigate its way out of the lockdown. What impact can we have now, in the next few months, and further ahead into the future.

Speakers:

- Francois Matarasso (chair)
- Jeanefer Jean-Charles (artist, choreographer, creative producer)
- Jens Frimann – So Festival (and others)
- Chris Tofu MBE - Continental Drifts
- Maggie Clark - Xtrax
- Daniel Bernstein - Emergency Exit Arts

Event details

Start

Wed 27 May 2020 • 4:00pm

Finishes

31 Jul 2020 • 4:00pm

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