Creativity, Knowledge, Cities explores the contradictions at the heart of relationships between universities and the creative sector.
Held at Watershed, the Southwest’s leading film and digital media centre, the conference provides an opportunity to engage in critical dialogue with leading researchers, policymakers and practitioners while experiencing one of Bristol’s vibrant cultural scenes.
Creativity, Knowledge, Cities is organised by the Creative Economies Group, part of the Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol.
The local organising committee at UWE Bristol:
Jon Dovey, Professor of Screen Media, Arts, Creative Industries, and Education
Simon Moreton, Impact Research Fellow, Digital Cultures Research Centre
Nicole Foster, Creative Economy Research Fellow, Digital Cultures Research Centre
Nick Triggs, Research Manager, Digital Cultures Research Centre
Juliet Lennox, Research Centre Administrator, Digital Cultures Research Centre
For any communication regarding this conference please use CreativeEconomies2018@gmail.com
The Creative Economies Group is a multi-disciplinary research team exploring the broad field of contemporary creative work. Drawn from backgrounds in art and design, economics, geography, media studies, organisational studies, and urban planning, the group researches:
– creative clusters, networks and resilient cultural ecologies
– value creation in creative production across organisations, networks and geographies
– alternative models for learning and working through creative practice
– culture-led development and creative placemaking
– the relationship between universities and the creative sector