Wednesday 15 November 2017 -
19:30 to 21:00
Moscow, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

The British Council together with the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to invite you to a public talk by Sian Prime, director of the MA in Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship course at Goldsmiths, University of London. 

Sian Prime will talk about the challenges faced by the UK cultural institutions and creative enterprises and will share her experience of working in the UK.

This lecture will focus predominantly on experiences gained in the UK and how they may be transferable. Looking at the entrepreneurial skills a leader is now required to have, and the leadership skills an artist, designer, and entrepreneur requires, through examples of social and creative companies, a new framework for developing and sustaining cultural and creative industries and individuals will be proposed. Sian will talk about working on such projects as The Academy (together with NESTA foundation) — a residential enterprise development program for highly talented creative graduates, and coaching programs for creative clusters including Tyneside Cinema and Watershed.

Free admission with advance registration.

The lecture will be held in English with interpreting into Russian.

The lecture will be accessible for deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will be interpreted into Russian Sign Language.

This lecture is part of the series "Theories and practices of cultural leadership" organised by Garage Museum of Contemporary Art together with the British Council. The series of lectures is part of the British Council’s Future Culture programme.

About the speaker

Sian Prime is a director of the MA in Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship course at Goldsmiths, University of London. She worked for the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore (India), the Arts Council England Agency, the NESTA fund and the Cultural Enterprise Office in Scotland, as well as in other regions in the sphere of business-consulting, coaching and trainings for social innovative start-ups, creative entrepreneurs, and organizations. She participated in development of The Academy program helping to create innovative start-ups as part of NESTA and Insight Out and Starter for Six programs which now are realized without her participation by the Agencies for Regional and National Development.