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Tues 29 Sep 2015

  • 10:00-11:45

    Registration

    Pick up your name badge and event pass at the information desk. We allow plenty of time at the start of the conference to get to know your fellow delegates and the venue you will be in.

    Refreshments and snacks will be available to fuel you up for the first speaker session.

    YOUR HOSTS FOR NO BOUNDARIES WILL BE
    Shanaí Newman (B)

    Sarah Perks  (M)

    Clare Reddington (B)

    Marcus Romer (M)

  • 12:00

    SESSION 1
    CAN WE EXERCISE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION?

    What permissions do we have and where is the line between responsible artistic freedoms and censorship?

    Jen Bell: The Babel Choir (B)

    Julia Farrington (M)

    Basma El Husseiny (B)

    Vasif Kortun (V)

    Natalia Kaliada (B)

    Nadia Latif (M)

    Nick Cohen (B)

     

  • 13:15

    Lunch

    (Booking for Open Sessions on day two begins)

    Proposing an open session is easy. From 1pm on day one of the conference visit the info desk and come prepared with a session title. The team will help allocate you a space (some are big, some are small, some allow you to link up between venues, some don’t). As day one progresses we’ll start posting up the list of Open Sessions on nb2015.org so that delegates can decide which to attend. Go along. Get involved.

  • 14:15

    SESSION 2
    ARE WE NURTURING TOMORROW’S TALENT?

    Are we growing the talent that will sustain the richness of UK culture and the global reach of our cultural and creative industries?

    Alice Webb (M)

    Rosemary Davies /Reece Williams (M)

    Jacqui O’Hanlon (B)

    Jackie Kay (M)

    David Sproxton (B)

    Professor Sugata Mitra (M) 

  • 15:25

    Break

  • 15:45

    SESSION 3: HOW DOES THE MONEY FLOW?

    How will changing structures and policies shape future flows of money into the arts?

    Professor Ian Hargreaves (B)

    Dr Maria Balshaw (M)

    Moira Sinclair (B)

    John Knell (M)

    Prof Wang Xingquan (B)

    Patrick Walker (M)

  • 17:00

    SESSION 4
    NO BOUNDARIES OPEN MIC

    Delegates are invited to share thinking and best practise. Anyone in the room who has something to say, an idea to contribute, a comment to share and a question to ask can have two minutes at the microphone.

    This session will be chaired and facilitated by:

    Russell Willis-Taylor

    Dick Penny

    Susanna Eastburn

    Dave Moutrey

     

  • 18:00

    Fringe event
    British Council Arts: future vision

    Join the British Council for a drink at the end of day one of No Boundaries and find out about the new vision for their work in the Arts. This is your chance to shape their future strategy as they ask for feedback from the sector ahead of finalising their refreshed approach.

  • 19:30 - LATE

    SHARING SUPPER

    Arrivals: 7pm
    Food from 7.30pm
    Finish: Midnight

    Join your fellow delegates for a feast of food, conversation and dancing. We’re creating the perfect environment to share ideas, make friends and relax following a day of debate and heavy duty thinking.

    In Bristol we will indulge your tastebuds with Hendricks welcome cocktails and turkish food from local pop-up chefs, Moorish. In Manchester a magnificent Persian banquet is being prepared.

    As the evening unfolds join in an ambient game of Crowdverse: a social game to make friends and poetry made by Splash & Ripple, pitching Bristol against Manchester.

    Plus:

    A Folded Path: 7pm / 9pm
    (bookable event, Manchester Only)

     

    The Money, Kaleider: 7.30pm (bookable event)

    (running time for The Money is 2 hours, food served post-event)

Wed 30 Sep 2015

  • 8:30

    Fringe Event
    Arts Council England Creative Media Showcase

    Digital technology has transformed the way we make, distribute, receive and share art. Come for breakfast with the Arts Council and hear about their creative media work. Through partnerships with the BBC, Channel 4, Sky Arts and Google, they will be taking great art to even more people this autumn.

    (Breakfast pastries, coffee and tea served for early birds)

  • 10:00

    Session 5
    Can we Do Things Differently?

    A series of presentations from people who have challenged boundaries by developing new approaches

    Stuart Nolan (M) & (B)

    Seb Chan (B)

    Jo Verrent (M)

    Sam Colt (B)

    Munuve Mutisya (M)

    Pip Rush Jansen / Bertie Cole (B)

  • 11:10

    Refreshments and snacks

  • 11:15

    OPEN SESSIONS

    Themes selected by delegates

    At most conferences the audience are as smart as the people on the stage. At No Boundaries we have left space for you to debate topics you feel most strongly about. Not as side sessions, or un-sessions but as a core part of the programme.

    As day one progresses the Open Session programme will be updated.

  • 12:30

    Lunch

  • 13:15

    Session 7
    Whats does success look like?

    (What am I doing and why?)

    Kully Thiarai (M)

    John Dyer (B)

    Mary Lou Aleskie (B)

    David Lockwood (M)

    Theaster Gates (V)

  • 14:15

    Reflection session

    What has been said and what has resonated? Where should the debate go next? A panel of delegates in Bristol and Manchester join together to reflect on what they will be taking away.

    Panel will:

    Bristol

    Althea Efunshile

    Emma Morsi

    Katelijn Verstraete

    Nathan Curry

    chaired by, Dick Penny

     

    Manchester

    Darren Henley

    Gregory Nash

    Munuve Mutisya

    Stella Hall

    chaired by, Dave Moutrey

  • 15:00

    Finish

    There will be another chance to experience Circumstance’s ‘A Folded Path’ at 3.30pm (M)