Thinkers in Residence Masterclass

Co-operatives and the Creative Industries with Thinker in Residence, Dr Guy Turnbull (UK)

How can the co-operatives model benefit the creative industries?

Find out how and add your voice to the discussion with Thinker in Residence, co-operatives expert and social entrepreneur, Dr Guy Turnbull, platform co-operatives expert, platform co-ops expert and Director of Co-operative Bonds, Rohan Clarke, and leaders from the creative industries.

The Masterclass on Co-operatives and the Creative Industries will explore the challenges and opportunities across various sectors of the creative industries in SA and discuss in detail the opportunities that co-operatives can offer the creative industries. The class will provide detailed information on different co-operative models, illustrated by case studies of platform co-ops, freelance artist co-ops, consumer and employee owned co-ops and block-chain co-ops and explore possibilities for new tech co-ops in film, TV and music industries among others. The session will also explore how these different co-op models intersect with co-working spaces through enhancing community, and how they intersect with the services provided by industry bodies and guilds.

Hear about why there is a resurgence in co-ops in the creative industries and explore ideas for your sector with the advice and feedback from experts; and don’t miss this exciting opportunity to influence discussions with industry leaders around new co-operative approaches to organising the creative industries of the future.

Event Details

Date:      Thursday, 27 November 2018

Time:      3.30pm – 5.00pm

Venue:   St. Pauls Creative Centre, 200 Pulteney St., Adelaide

Cost:      $20.00 for full time employed or $15.00 for artists who are not employed full-time

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This event is presented by the Don Dunstan Foundation’s Thinkers in Residence Program in partnership with the Business Council for Co-operatives and Mutuals and is supported by the Music Development Office at the Government of South Australia

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