British Creative Exchange

Celebrating International
Creativity in the UK
24th November – 30th November 2008

Patrons for the British Creative Exchange 2008 Season are Zaha Hadid, CEO Zaha Hadid Architects and Nathalie Schwarz, Business and Corporate Development Director, Channel 4.

London provides the setting for the 2nd British Creative Exchange Season, which presents a platform for the UK to explore the contribution of international creativity to the British artistic and creative landscape. It celebrates international creatives based in the UK and those heavyweights who are unrivalled through their work, artform or thinking in contributing to international practices and social collaborations which enhance dialogue between International and UK audiences, practitioners and industry.

Mon 24th Nov, 6:45pm – 8:00pm
Victoria Miro Gallery
16 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW

Zaha Hadid & Tim Marlow in Conversation
This opening gala event sees one of the worlds great Architects, Zaha Hadid in conversation for the first time with Tim Marlow, BBC Arts Presenter and Director of the White Cube Gallery. Zaha Hadid is the 2008 British Creative Exchange patron.

Tues 25th Nov, 6:45pm – 8:00pm
The Hub, 34b York Way
London EC1V 1NQ

Channel 4 & MTV: Society Reborn Debate
On the Board of Channel 4, Nathalie Schwarz presents a very public media event with Philip O’Ferrall, Vice President of Digital Media – MTV. Both will engage for the first time in an audience debate on how broadcasting and music has developed in the UK.

Wed 26th Nov, 10:00am – 7:00pm
Victoria Miro Gallery
16 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW

JOHN KØRNER: The Problem & Conflict Exhibition
John Kørner’s paintings reflect on the constitution of societies defined by work, as well as the cultural history of industry, whilst all the while maintaining a play between the slightly incongruous and dark reality of every day problems.

Thur 27th Nov, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
SOAS, University of London,
Vernon Square, Penton Rise, WC1X 9EW

21st Century Film Fesitivals – Private Screening of ‘Shifty’ (A Microwave Development Feature Film)
A Film London event sees Head of Production, Maggie Ellis lead a lively discussion on the Microwave Programme, currently seen as one of the best approaches in Europe. The panel also explores controversial issues on the UK film festival scene and its current standing.

Fri 28th Nov, 7:00pm – 12:00pm
Candid Arts Trust – Media Space
3 Torrens Street, Angel, EC1V 1NQ

Dance Hall Dialogue – onedotzero vs. Jonzi D: (Followed by Open Freestyle Battle Party on ‘Creativity’)
Shane Walter, onedotzero director, opens this cross-media party event. Jonzi D then hosts an open mike battle to define how ‘creativity crews’ should square up to ‘scattered digital entrepreneurs’ to challenge the ‘connectivity & production boys’, as part of this acclaimed international network party event.

Sat 29th Nov
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J 0BD

BCE Creative Entrepreneur Workshops – Thoughts &Actions (A Full-Day Workshop)
“Thoughts & Actions” provides budding creative entrepreneurs with the skills to push their business ideas.

British Creative Exchange
Exclusive Closing Party
8:30pm – 2:00am, Candid Arts Space
3 Torrens Street, Angel, EC1V 1NQ

Region: All
Venue: Various Venues Across London
Celebs Attending: Zaha Hadid, Channel 4, MTV, Vi
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
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