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Designersblock and The Culture Capital Exchange come together to present Creative Matters
15 – 25 September
This year exhibitions, events and activities will run for the duration of the London Design Festival and take place as part of the Bankside Design District.
Week 1. 15-18 September – Creative Matters: A New Forum for Creative Futures
Creative Matters is a 4 day program for creatives, institutions and businesses collaborating to anticipate, shape and stimulate future economies. It will be a curated program of Talks, Workshops, Master classes, Round table discussions and Networking Events taking place in and around Bargehouse.
This is an opportunity to present, exchange knowledge and experience; and to connect and network in and around the following themes:
01. Strategies for cities, creative quarters, regeneration, urban innovation. Designing conditions where creativity flourishes.
Led by Designersblock, Creative Matters partners at this stage include: The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE), The Royal Netherlands Embassy and Design Manchester.
Week 2. 21-25 September – Exhibition
A showcase of 100 Independent Designers and companies presenting their work and ideas over the four floors of Bargehouse, surrounding areas and Galleries.
Calls for Expressions of Interest – Creative Matters
Designersblock and TCCE welcome members of the Creativeworks London community and network with an interest in Creative Matters: A New Forum for Creative Futures to get in touch.
We would envisage that contributions might take the following forms: curating or producing a panel discussion, talk, workshop or installation. We would also be delighted to hear from people who might simply like to contribute to a panel discussion. We are happy to receive proposals from universities, individual researchers and/or from creative organisations or practitioners or others with a vested interested in the issues raised. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.
If you would like to be involved, please submit a short Expression of Interest including your contact details and a short outline of how you would like to be involved or what you would like to do by 5pm on 10th June to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. We will notify potential contributors by 16th June.
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