Creative Entrepreneur-in-Residence Scheme

Creativeworks London funded London-based creative entrepreneurs to take up a short-term residency with one of its research partners. The examples below demonstrate the range of residencies that were funded by CWL. More information about the scheme can be found here.

Creative Entrepreneur-in-Residence Scheme


Tony White CEIR 1st Round

Tony White and King’s College London

ROUND 1

Working with Brisley and Dr Perovic, author of The Calendar in Revolutionary France, White set out a series of exploratory activities. The project began with a series of ten thematically ordered wide-ranging conversations. This was followed by a critical reframing of Brisely’s archival texts and images, which led to a period of writing and outputs.

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Pissen Nissen CEIR 1st round

Pippa Nissen and Camberwell College of Arts

ROUND 1

In a series of weekly meetings Nissen met with students conducting workshops, charrettes, installations and practical exercises. Students interacted with the collections objects via touching, drawing, filming, projecting, replicating and enacting their uses. Installation and architectural options were explored through large scale setups, scale models and photography.

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Piers Roberts and Kingston University London

ROUND 1

In his residency with Kingston University Piers Roberts, founder and director of Designersblock, hoped to research and develop a potential project entitled Riskkit. Based on pattern thinking the project used a series of simple models and tools to describe the common relationships that form in the rapid process of generating and idea and turning it into a deliverable product or service.

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Peter Gregson and Guildhall School of Music and Drama

ROUND 1

Across my composing and performing work I have an interest in ambient noise, noise pollution, acoustics and how these affect the way in which we inhabit public space and experience it. While architects and urban planners think about space and visual issues, little or no thought is applied to urban acoustics.

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Paula Graham CEIR 1st round

Paula Graham and Queen Mary University of London

ROUND 1

At Fossbox’s annual conference, Fossie, Queen Mary students were recruited and involved in a collaboration with two tech start-up accelerators: Bethnal Green Ventures and Collider 13. The students also participated in a codesprint which lasted over two days and was facilitated by Google talent-spotters.

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Patrick Laing CEIR 1st Round

Patrick Laing and Camberwell College of Arts

ROUND 1

In September Laing presented the shade at the Tent & Super Brands London trade show. In addition to a production version of the Flyer Skirt Laing’s residency also allowed for the development of a more commercially attuned version, Dancing with Knees, which differs to the Flyer Skirt in its cone, rather than pot, like shape.

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Lydia Fraser Ward CEIR 1st round

Lydia Fraser-Ward and King’s College London

ROUND 1

During the collaboration Dr Roberta Comunian of King’s College worked with Fantasy High Street to develop a new research methodology matrix and assisted in the creation of an experimental arts project that would serve as a form of data collection. The art project was part of Fantasy High Streets’ Soft Launch event in July 2013, as part of the Waterloo Quarter Food Festival and Independents Day.

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Gavin Baily and The British Museum

ROUND 1

On the 19th of February 2014 Lost Change was launched. Online users can identify the find locations of 135,198 coins discovered in the UK. The coins can be filtered by their origin: Iron Age, Greek & Roman, Roman Britain, Byzantine, Early Medieval and Post Medieval. Or users can break down the dataset by date and material, cross referencing which ruler minted the coin. Coins can even be traced back to their originating mint.

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Everton Wright CEIR 1st round

Everton Wright and Royal Holloway, University of London

ROUND 1

Creativeworks London funding was sufficient to cover the research and development side of the process, however, additional funds were needed in order to create a new walking drawing piece which would be the basis of the research.

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Christopher Matthews CEIR 1st Round

Christopher Matthews and University of Roehampton

ROUND 1

Running a week long workshop titled Artist as Nomad the collaboration developed new visions for dance students and professionals. Notions of dance, travel, work, home, movement, stillness, community and inter-dependence were explored using the body, digital resources, writing, books and cameras.

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Alice Cicolini CEIR 1st round

Alice Cicolini and London College of Fashion

ROUND 1

During the residency Cicolini delivered three workshops sessions to students at London College of Fashion between the 14th and 15th of September, these sessions focused on developing curatorial thinking beyond visual communication.

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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.