Arts & Culture

Work On: Managing and Funding Projects with Tobi Kyeremateng

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | 11 May 2020
Online | Free

Work On is a workshop series giving insights from the worlds of visual art, theatre, journalism and film about routes for getting work put on.

What are the approaches? Who is involved in decision-making and how are relationships developed? What do these industries look for in commissioning or producing work?

Managing and Funding Projects:

A curator has an idea for an exhibition with a few artist friends. A filmmaker has hosted a few screenings in their community and is looking to take their work further. A journalism graduate is looking for practical steps to getting into the industry. A theatre-maker comes up with a story idea they want to develop into a performance piece.

Now what? How do creatives go from a potential project to having it resourced and what is this middle ground journey?

About the Speaker:

Tobi Kyeremateng is a multi award-winning Cultural Producer with 9 years’ experience in performance, festivals and film.

Recent credits include: The Future Is Near (Tate Modern), J’Ouvert (Theatre503), BABYLON Festival (Bush Theatre), AFRO-CITY Festival (Roundhouse), Pagans (Old Vic Theatre). Film credits include: ‘Wishbone’ (NOWNESS) and ‘Secret Life of Gs’ by Caleb Femi, and ‘Roots For A Crown’ (NOWNESS, 180 The Strand: Prada Mode) by Julianknxx.

Tobi has worked with organisations such as: AFROPUNK, Apples and Snakes, Battersea Arts Centre, gal-dem, Nike and Samsung, and has won awards including: ‘Inspiration of the Year’ Award (Stylist Magazine’s inaugural Remarkable Women Awards 2019), ‘Best Producer’ (inaugural Black British Theatre Awards 2019), ‘Arts & Culture’ Award (Women Of The Future Awards 2019) and ‘Special Award: Producer’ (Off West-End Theatre Awards 2020).

She is the founder of award-winning initiative Black Ticket Project and is currently writing her debut non-fiction book, ‘THEATRE SH*T’, to be published by Jacaranda Books in 2021.

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