FutureEverything provides a platform for people like you to create, perform and inspire. This area of the website highlights some of the pathways which exist to develop your creative career in art, society or technology.
FutureEverything has developed a unique partnership with Lancaster University, which is a leading UK university rated among the top 4 UK universities for research in Art and Design (RAE2008). FutureEverything's Director and founder, Drew Hemment, is Associate Director of the ImaginationLancaster research centre at Lancaster University.
Dr. Drew Hemment, Creative Director at FutureEverything, is running an MA at Lancaster University for practising artists and graduates that aims to equip them to develop a professional career. It conists in a major practice project plus industry-facing modules cover cultural entrepreneurship, business planning, marketing and fundraising. Students also undertake a placement with an arts organisation and create a portfolio, website or DVD relating to their practice. Pathways exist for the fields of Applied Design, Computer Music, Dance, Digital Arts, Fine Art, Interdisciplinary Arts, Live Art, Theatre and Performance.
FuturesFamily is a new Artists in Residence initiative established to nurture artists at the very cutting edge of art, music and ideas. Our family have been hand selected for their innovation and experimentation, driving forward our ethos to challenge and inspire.
FutureEverything runs regular gatherings open to everybody working in the creative industries and beyond, to come together to network, collaborate and share. FutureEverything has collaborated with Northwest Vision and Media to enhance the network through a series of speaker led presentations and workshops. Each networking meeting offers support and advice to help develop the burgeoning creative economy within the region and to guide those who wish to get involved in FutureEverything projects.
Upcoming events include FutureEverything 2010 in May, plus Open Data Mash Camp and Digital and Creative Futures in June. Details on futureeverything.org/news soon.