Centre for Business, Arts and Technology, Camden Road

Collaboration with industry Our academic experts collaborate closely with industry partners, helping them bring design, creativity and critical thinking to their day-to-day businesses and developing their innovation capabilities. Despite the staggering growth dizplays.com during the pandemic, there is enough reason to believe that creative industries will boom in the UK and across the rest of the world. A Gov.UK report expects the digital, culture and media sectors to be valued at more than £286 billion by the next year.

A contemporary workplace can enhance a corporate identity and a business can embed its identity into its workplace design. With over 25 years’ experience of teaching and leadership within creative education, Mark is Director of the South Wales Business School at University of South Wales. As our other study has shown, we are preconditioned to appreciate art; art in the workplace is about more than transforming dull corporate environments. Google to Evernote, Lyft to Medium, there isn’t a Silicon Valley HQ that doesn’t have an art collection that goes beyond the CEO-picked corporate collections of yesteryear. Not seen as a rainy-day investment, rather an investment in the wellbeing of their workforce, in the presence and attitude of their working environment, these companies are commissioning original artwork that relates to their individual personalities. Whether it’s emerging talent or big-name artists such as Shantell Martin, Felipe Pantone, or Barry McGee, Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters could double as an art gallery straight out of any of the world’s most important creative capitals.

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An experienced and passionate Welsh theatre director and producer, Geinor was born in Merthyr Tydfil. Karen is a Trustee of the Hodge Foundation, which awards grants to charities across a range of causes. Her particular focus is engaging with charities which work with people to encourage positive experiences. The Foundation is committed to giving people from all backgrounds the opportunity to fulfil their potential and to thrive. Laura leads the Communications team at Orchard, devising and delivering effective multi-channel communication campaigns for a portfolio of key clients, from the private and public sector, across Wales, the UK and beyond. It’s that belief in culture separating us from savages, and an eight-year long, seven country-wide meta-study conducted by University of Toronto researchers offers scientific proof.

  • The building has a range of facilities available including studios, workshops, specialist art and design library, bookable spaces and lecture/seminar rooms.
  • Aims at bringing arts and business scholars together in a dialogue about a number of key topics that today form different understandings in the two disciplines.
  • During this time he has curated more than 100 exhibitions, placing a particular emphasis upon experimental emerging practice and context-led projects.
  • In previous years School of Art international trips have included visiting the Venice Biennale, New York, Berlin and Barcelona.

Our public programme is available all year round inspiring visitors from across the city, the South West and beyond, to discover and enjoy the arts. If you would like to find out how to start your own corporate art collection, find an artist in residence or simply choose some art to display in your offices get in touch today. After reading these two blogs you are now obviously thinking, hang on, we’ve missed a huge trick here. I work with you to help you choose the right artwork for your workplace taking into account all the factors that are important to you and your strategic and business goals.

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Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace. You’ll experience creative production, develop business and technical skills and explore key areas of theory from entrepreneurial leadership, management, and financial, to legal and technical topics, drawing on high-profile case studies. They advocate and broker business based creative development to position the arts as a catalyst to help achieve business solutions, while securing new income streams for the arts and cultural sector. They advocate the power of the arts and engage in business development in order to grow the corporate marketplace for partnerships with the cultural sector.