29 – 30 July 2016
10.00am - 5.00pm
Jans Vans, Broom Place, Portree IV51 9HL
As Skye and Lochalsh Talent Development Partners we are thrilled to launch this two-day, free event that not only brings to a conclusion the talent development awards programme 2014-16 but also offers the opportunity for the wider creative community to gather and hear from inspiring people.
Building on the success of last year’s inaugural GATHER | CONNECT | INSPIRE event, ATLAS Arts is pleased to be partnering with Aros, Fèisean nan Gaidheal,SEALL and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to connect our audiences with inspiring and engaging creative individuals from across Scotland.
Over the two days we will hear from a variety of people who work in the creative industries, sharing their experiences and offering advice. This is a unique opportunity to connect with them and extend your creative networks.
Friday 29 July
2.00pm Coffee & Registration
2.40pm Lucy Conway – Eigg Box
3.15pm Delphine Dallison – MAKLab
4.10pm Rody Gorman – poet & writer
4.45pm MAKLAB workshop & delegate drinks
6.00pm Ruth Barker performance at Carmina Gadelica
7.30pm Meal for delegates at Aros with performances by Leighton Jones and Rody Gorman
Saturday 30 July
10.00am Registration & Coffee & Sign up for one-to-ones / workshops
10.40am Lightning Talks with Talent Development Awardees
11.15am Alec Farmer – Trakke
1.00pm Karl Jay-Lewin – Culture Café // Bodysurf Scotland
1.40pm Workshops (there will be the opportunity to participate in two)
– MAKLab workshop
– Trakke workshop // marketing & branding
– Culture Café with Karl Jay-Lewin
– Successful application (one-to-one)
– How to document your work – dos and don’ts
2.40pm Coffee & cake in cafè
3.15pm Second round of workshops
4.15pm Discussion and close
GATHER | CONNECT | INSPIRE is an annual two day symposium which brings together a range of creatives based in the Highlands and Islands along with a variety of creative professionals from across the U.K. The event aims to encourage a unique opportunity to connect with and extend creative networks, whilst gaining invaluable insight and advice. Past events have brought organisations such as LUX Scotland, Future Positive, TRAKKE, Eigg Box and Document Scotland to the Isle of Skye to ensure a diverse selection of creative practice are represented from which connections and inspiration can be drawn.
In 2014 ATLAS Arts and partners, Seall, Aros, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Fèisean nan Gàidheal received funding from Creative Scotland to offer funding to artists, performers and producers to engage in new processes or explore new ways of working and encouraged them to reach for the next level. The main aim of the bursaries was to offer artistic and...