Case for Optimism


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Case for Optimism is for leaders in the arts and cultural sector and those who seek to maximise their creative response to the great challenges of our time: the ongoing financial crisis, the end of the oil age, other resource depletions, and the challenge of climate change. The day long event offers participants context, a chance to reflect on their personal role, their collective role within their sector, and creative processes to explore and imagine an authentic response.

The event consciously connects the personal to the professional to help individuals identify a sense of creative agency.

Past event participants include artistic directors, producers, artists, writers, museum directors, curators, thinkers, activists, educators, policy makers, energy specialists, psychologists.

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  1. Cynnal Cymru
  2. National Theatre Wales
  3. Cape Farewell
  4. Celfyddydau Cymru | Arts Wales
  5. Wales Arts International
  6. OneWorldTV
  7. Jess Allen
  8. Sara Penrhyn Jones