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19th July 2013 Sara Lock

Resources tagged with "outdoor"

Behind the Scenes: Zara, Mind the Gap. Blog 2 – Lisa Mallaghan

In the second of three blogs looking behind the scenes at Mind the Gap's latest production Zara, their Senior Producer Lisa Mallaghan explores their partnership with Walk the Plank and follows the process from the initial idea to the production going on sale.

By Lisa MallaghanPublished:2019 Type: blog


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Behind the Scenes: Zara, Mind the Gap. Blog 1 – Julia Skelton

In the first of three blogs looking behind the scenes at Mind the Gap's latest production Zara, their Executive Director Julia Skelton opens up the process of creating a large-scale outdoor project that illuminates the stories and challenges faced by learning-disabled parents.

By Julia SkeltonPublished:2019 Type: blog


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Outdoor Arts Audience Report 2018

This report has been produced by The Audience Agency in partnership with Outdoor Arts UK. “The work challenges and entertains; it is our most inclusive and empowering art form; it captivates communities and inspires innovation and cohesion.” Outdoor Arts UK

By The Audience Agency, Outdoor Arts UKPublished:2018 Type: research


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Outdoor Arts research into audiences

This report provides an overview of the research undertaken into audiences for the outdoor arts sector (OA) as part of Audience Finder. The Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN) has been our main partner for this work and has acted as an adviser, interpreter and disseminator of the project.

Published:2016 Type: research


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How ‘The Sultan’s Elephant’ shows us the power of the arts

Helen Marriage uses ‘The Sultan’s Elephant’, performed on the streets of central London in 2006, to bring to life the importance of creating an unmissable experience and inspiring an emotional response in an audience. She argues that the fact that a million people came to watch the same thing provides a sense of how powerful the arts can be in transforming lives.

Published:2013 Type: article


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Access toolkit for use by outdoor arts and street art organisations

This comprehensive access toolkit from the Independent Street Arts Network sets the context for of policy around access for all and the laws around access. It covers every aspect from actions before the event, to working with deaf and disabled performers, marketing, volunteers, to managing the event itself and reviewing and evaluating the event afterwards.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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London's outdoor arts in the public realm

This booklet presents the experience of 10 large arts and cultural institutions in London commissioned by ACE to undertake work in the public realm in preparation for the 2012 Olympics. They included The Barbican, The British Library, The British Museum, Exhibition Road Cultural Group, Royal Court Theatre, Royal Opera House, Sadler’s Wells, Southbank Centre, Tate and Royal National Theatre. These case studies identify opportunities and challenges of animating outdoor locations and engaging with audiences in unexpected ways, as well as clues as to how building-based arts companies can promote audience and organisational development.  

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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A processional performance takes over Bournemouth

An article about the impact of a processional performance of Emergency Exit Arts’ Runga Rung show in Bournemouth. Programmed by Bournemouth Borough Council’s Arts Development Unit, the events chief aim was to raise the profile of good quality participatory arts work in Bournemouth and saw almost four thousand people take to the streets to enjoy the spectacle.

Published:2013 Type: case-study


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An evaluation of Lakes Alive 2009, year one of a four-year programme of outdoor arts in Cumbria

A report and evaluation of audiences for Lakes Alive 2009, the inaugural year of Cumbria’s unique four year festival which aimed to put the county at the centre of outdoors arts nationally and to make a key contribution to the social legacy of the Cultural Olympiad. The report looks at the demographic of the estimated 75,000 people who took part in 2009 and the impacts of participation in street arts spectacles and events. The research methodology followed a traditional evaluation model, focusing on a face-to-face survey of audiences at Lakes Alive events, this laid the foundations for long term, in-depth and qualitative research …

Published:2013 Type: research


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Audience research at festivals and outdoor events

This article about audience research consists of edited highlights from the Audiences London Plus Guide and Toolkit for Audience Research at Festivals and Outdoor Events commissioned by Arts Council England and developed through consultation with organisers of festivals and events, local authorities, GLA, Director of the Independent Street Arts Network, and the Creative Programmer for the Olympic host boroughs. The guidelines produced by Audiences London Plus in consultation with the sector, offer a flexible but standardised approach which will enable, over time, the development of crucial benchmarks across the outdoor arts sector.

Published:2013 Type: guide-toolkit


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