The Faculty of Arts and Humanities was delighted to host, Creative Now, a new public lecture series showcasing UEA’s commitment to research and innovation in the creative sector. Leading academic researchers from UEA were joined by industry creatives for four exciting panel discussions exploring the key challenges facing the future of the creative sector.
All events took place at Norwich Castle’s Town Close Auditorium as part of the University’s partnership with the Norfolk Museums Service.
You can listen back to each panel discussion below.
30 April 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Norwich Castle (Town Close Auditorium)
How can we achieve a more diverse and equal workforce to fuel new creative projects, collaborations and innovations?
- Marie-Claire Isaaman | Women in Games
- Nahrein Kemp | Film London
- Sharmaine Lovegrove | Dialogue Books
- Professor Sarah Barrow | Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Arts and Humanities, UEA
- Dr Tom Phillips | Film, Television, and Media, UEA
14 May 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Norwich Castle (Town Close Auditorium)
How can creatives in a digital age address new challenges around authorship and content creation that disrupt long-standing trends within creative industries?
- Richard Dinnick | Novelist, Screenwriter
- Crispin Hunt | Longpigs, The Ivors Academy
- Dr Sabine Jacques | Law, UEA
- Professor John Street | Politics, UEA
28 May 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Norwich Castle (Town Close Auditorium)
Technology has made significant changes to creative practices, but does new tech help or hinder creativity? Has technology democratised access and communication / storytelling?
- Lorna Burrows | Immersive Studios
- Juliana Meyer | SupaPass Content Apps
- Jacob Sam-La Rose | Poet & Educator
- Professor Richard Hand | Radio and Theatre Producer, Film, TV and Media, UEA
- Dr Claire Hynes | Author, Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, UEA
11 June 2019 | 6.30-8pm | Norwich Castle (Town Close Auditorium)
Festivals contribute to local place-making strategies and economic success, but are they also an engine for creative growth and talent?
- Daniel Brine | Norwich & Norfolk Festival
- Julia Devonshire | Norfolk Enterprise Festival & Great Yarmouth Borough Council
- Fiona Goh | British Arts Festival Association
- Professor George McKay | Film, TV and Media, UEA
- Professor Henry Sutton | Author, Director of Creative Writing, UEA