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Diversity in the Creative Industry … All talk no action ?

Diversity in the Creative Industry … All talk no action?

“Lack of diversity in the creative industry”. There it is again. Still deemed as one of the major issues preventing creativity and innovative thinking. It has become evidently clear that the majority of creative thought leaders share this opinion, and are touting it as the obstacle standing in the way of new ideas, progression and growth. I’ve previously written about the importance of diversity, so now I’m keen to understand what is stopping it from flourishing in a palpable way.… Read more

Creative Social: Being Different

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It started with some hilarious satire and ended in full frontal male nudity. I would say it was a different way to spend a Tuesday evening. This months Creative Social event was all about what it means to be different – what is being different and how does it affect individuals, groups and the creative industry as a whole.

The evening was bang on theme with different spin on the usual proceedings, show casing a mix of speakers from the industry as well as Artists Miriam Elia – known for her sold out ‘We Go to the Gallery’ books and Danny Augustine – talented performance and print screen artist.… Read more

Creative Social: Innovation vs Creativity

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Hosted by Digitas LBi, the latest Creative Social event saw some of the industries best sharing their ideas and thoughts on the big hitting question… Innovation vs Creativity.  A full house of creative professionals gathered to mingle, muse and to listen to the insight, wit and opinions provided by Chris Clarke, Ben Little, Victoria Buchanan, Nadya Powel, Sam Ball and Caitlyn Ryan.

There were chickens and eggs, unicorns, white men with beards and Michelangelo even popped in for the evening.… Read more