Creative Voucher Scheme

The Creative Voucher scheme enabled small and medium sized businesses to partner with an arts & humanities-based researcher from one of Creativeworks London’s partner institutions. This section shows all of the projects that we have supported. More information about the scheme can be found here.

Creative Voucher Scheme


talawa

Talawa Theatre Company / Emergency Exit Arts and Goldsmiths University of London

ROUND 4

For their Creative Voucher Scheme project the Talawa Theatre Company, Emergency Exit Arts and Goldsmiths University of London partnered to see the further development of the Creative Routes programme. The project offered an opportunity to examine and critique the existing methodology of Creative Routes, identifying what works and what was unsuccessful about the programme.

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magic me

Magic Me and Queen Mary, University of London

ROUND 4

The collaboration between Magic Me and Queen Mary University London set out to develop training mechanisms and resources for arts organisations looking to address programming for diverse audiences. The project had a particular focus on assisting museums, libraries and archives with creating more intergenerational programmes and participatory projects for older audience members.nse of Place builds upon McAvinchey’s current research with Magic Me focusing on the dynamics and benefits of intergenerational arts work for cultural collections. The project will develop training and resources for artists and organisations wanting to extend collaborative participatory arts practices that engage diverse audiences with publicly available, cultural collections.

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london sinfonietta1

Sinfonietta Productions Ltd and Kingston University London

ROUND 4

Working with Frank Millward from Kingston University London the project built and tested a new digital platform, which looked to facilitate interactions between audience and performer in a variety of mediums, including video, poetry, audio and photography.

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joumana

IJAD Dance Company and Goldsmiths University of London

ROUND 4

By creating new routes for audiences and performers to engage IJAD hoped to broaden the audience base for contemporary dance as well as strengthening London as a hub for dance companies.

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further1

Furtherfield and Royal Holloway University of London

ROUND 4

Between 2012 and 2014 Play Your Place ran a series of events in Southend, inviting residents to contribute content and ideas that would then be turned into a series of online games.

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english touring opera

English Touring Opera and Guildhall School of Music & Drama

ROUND 4

Recently the rise of cinema broadcasts has changed the consumption art forms such as opera and theatre. With this change in consumption comes a potential shift in audience. The partnership between the English Touring Opera and the Understanding Audiences programme at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama sought to explore this phenomenon, revealing what attracts audiences to the experience of viewing opera on the big screen.

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beatwoven

BeatWoven and Queen Mary University of London

ROUND 4

Building upon their existing business this partnership with Dr Noam Shemtov and Andrew Robertson, of Queen Mary University London, sought to predict and overcome the legal and technological obstacles that would occur due to the company’s recent successes. Preempting these challenges the collaboration aimed to ensure BeatWoven had a commercial concept to take forward.

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.