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Role: Creative Associate – co-creation and delivery of young producers programme, creative workshop design and delivery, digital tutorial creation, curating new digital art commissions, digital art direction, copywriting, website content management and curation, 3D model making

Partners: commissioned by Greater Manchester Arts with support from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) as part of the GM Great Place Scheme. Produced by FutureEverything and delivered in partnership with Manchester City Council, One Manchester, Oldham MBC, Link4Life, Tameside MBC, Wigan MBC, and The Turnpike.

this place [of mine] is an online virtual world of digital art, creativity and ideas for the future!

 

Led and produced by FutureEverything, this place [of mine] is an ambitious digital arts programme for Greater Manchester, including: a Young Producers scheme, a series of digital art commissions and an interactive virtual experience created with Studio Treble.

In my role as Creative Associate with FutureEverything, I worked with the team to co-design and deliver the whole creative programme, acting as a creative lead alongside my fellow Creative Associate, artist Vicky Clarke. This hands-on creative role included: designing and delivering the young producers programme, creative workshop design and facilitation, making creative tutorials and learning resources, building and managing a Discord community, curating and supporting five new digital art commissions (by David McFarlane, Jacob Bolton, Joe Whitmore, James Medd and Izzy Bolt), strategic art direction and digital producing for the website experience, content curation and management, website copywriting and 3D model making with Blender. Not to mention a lot of innovative thinking and quick creative response, in light of the covid-19 pandemic. 

You can find out more about the project on FutureEverything's website, or experience this place [of mine] for yourself here.

Client: FutureEverything

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