Designed Interdependence: DIY Residencies, led by Neil Ramsay


May 20, 2019 7:00-8:30pm ET



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Led by creative entrepreneur Neil Ramsay, this 90-minute webinar will provide a conceptual and practical overview of DIY, self-designed and directed artist residencies at non-traditional entities and venues. The creative attributes of working artists are often mimicked by many leading organizations and businesses, and this webinar will explore the idea of conceiving and proposing your own, personalized artist residency that stresses the key values that artists specifically bring to the table as creative individuals (as opposed to simply the value of their art work).  The resulting residency will promote a laboratory-type inquiry that is mutually beneficial to both you and the collaborating entity.

This online workshop series will be recorded. Recordings will be shared with all previously registered participants after each workshop concludes, regardless of whether participants attend the live workshop or not. The recordings will be posted online indefinitely. They are not available for download.

About Neil Ramsay
Neil Ramsay practices creative economics in venture partnerships and explores the integration of artistic thinking in developing alternate solutions to social and commercial challenges. He is an authority on functionally tinkering with nonlinear processes in problem-solving and business management constructs.

Ramsay is Consulting Director of FATVillage Arts District Inc. and founder of ArtsUP! Concepts, a hybrid of concept, gallery and public space, both based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  He is also the co-creator of Farm-to-Urban, a Creatives’ Consciousness Residency + Retreat.