20 Wales based arts practitioners joined 180 delegates from across the UK to network and share experience this November, at the 6th Biennial Independent Street Arts Network Conference in the Birmingham Hippodrome.
Resplendent in daffodils, the Welsh party included organisations Wales Millennium Centre, Pontio Arts & Innovation Centre, NoFit State Circus, Hijinx Theatre, The Riverfront, Small World Theatre and Galeri Caernarfon, and artists Wren Ball, Jony Easterby, and Rosie Leach from Green Stage. Each were the recipient of one of 15 bursary awards provided by Articulture through their Great Outdoors Expedition initiative, in partnership with the Arts Council of Wales, ISAN and Creu Cymru.
The ISAN programme included an inspirational keynote speech John McGrath, National Theatre Wales, and other guests, as well as the exploration of partnership working with non-arts organisations, making the case for outdoor art through effective data collection, rethinking business models, and working in digital.
A great success, Articulture will now be working with those who attended to track connections and potential opportunities that arose from attending the event.