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20th March 2017
Coaching on creative industries strategy, Angers, France
Tom Fleming is in Angers as an expert coach to the city as part of the Culture for Cities and Regions programme. This is a major collaborative research and development programme to explore the role of culture in city and regional development across Europe. Led by Eurocities and funded by the Creative Europe programme, the programme involves the development of best practice case studies, knowledge exchange and professional development in culture-led cities and regions.
Tom will work with Angers to explore governance and partnership models; priority sectors; and international best practice.
Tom Fleming is one of four specially commissioned expert coaches. In 2017 this involves a coaching role in cultural policy and the creative industries for the cities of Angers (France), Loule (Portugal) and Oulu (Finland).
17th March 2017
Evaluation of Criw Celf, Wales
Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy has been commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales to evaluate Criw Celf, a Wales-wide programme developing young visual artists. Run in partnership with schools and galleries, Criw Celf provides young people who have demonstrated a particular talent or potential in the visual and applied arts the opportunity to develop their artistic skills by working alongside professional artists in a variety of gallery and site-specific settings outside the curriculum. This evaluation builds on our work developing the Criw Celf Evaluation Guide and Toolkit. The data collected using the tool will inform this evaluation.
13th March 2017
TFCC Commissioned to Develop a Creative Economy Blueprint for Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley, Malaysia
This landmark study of the creative economy of the largest city and conurbation in Malaysia will involve detailed mapping to establish a creative industries baseline; extensive sector consultation to explore the opportunities and barriers to growth; and an advocacy programme to build policy commitment. This project is in partnership with My Performing Arts Agency with the support of Frost & Sullivan. It builds on the initial situation analysis undertaken by Tom Fleming in late 2015, supported by Think City and the British Council.
13th March 2017
Tom Fleming Talk at Goldsmiths College, London, UK
Tom Fleming has been invited to deliver a talk to the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths College on cultural research, policy and the role of the consultant. Tom will discuss his portfolio of work and explore how the cultural policy landscape is changing - with the horrors of Brexit yet to unfold and civil society under threat in many parts of the world.