NETWORKED: Dialogue and Exchange in the Global Art Ecology
Triangle Network Conference
26 & 27 November 2011, Bloomberg, London
Networked: Dialogue and Exchange in the Global Art Ecology is an international conference organised by Triangle Network.
This timely conference marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of Triangle Network – an international network facilitating dialogue and exchange between artists and organisations around the world. In 30 years, Triangle Network has worked with over 4,200 artists and 70 organisations in more than 60 countries in Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe, Latin American and Australia.
Networked brings together leading artists, curators, organisers and network experts from over 40 countries to debate the increasing role of cultural networks in supporting artists and art organisations world-wide. Speakers will address the latest issues and trends in the context of the current economic and political climate.
Conference topics include:
| What are the cultural principles and ethics that guide cultural networks?
| How can networks support artists and the production of new work
| What network strategies are currently used and can new approaches be developed from shared experiences?
| Why are cultural networks becoming so important at local, national and international level?
| Is joint fundraising the answer to small-scale organisations in the current economic climate?
| Do collaborative models threaten the independence of artists and organisations?
| What are the main threats and challenges to cultural networks?
Speakers from over 20 countries will consider these questions through presentations, panel discussions and workshops. Please visit www.trianglenetwork.org for full list of speakers.
At www.trianglenetwork.org you can also purchase tickets and access the conference blog, where you will find texts and links from network experts. Join the debate to voice what is most urgent to artists and cultural organisers at this time – your contribution will help to shape the conference discussions and breakout sessions.
The conference will be recorded and videos of each session will be posted on the Triangle Network website shortly after the event.
Networked is hosted and sponsored by Bloomberg, with support from Arts Collaboratory, Arts Council England and Prince Claus Fund. The conference media parter is The Art Newspaper.