Tag Archives: Arts Council

Inhabit / arTea rooms

Hybrid successfully delivered a programme of arTea rooms in five empty spaces across Birmingham. The aim was to revitalise local high streets and explore how co-production and the transfer of community/ social assets might support this aim. Hybrid negotiated contracts and agreed use of spaces with commercial, community and small traders. We worked in partnership […]

Speaking Truth to Power: Identity, Aesthetics & Ethnicity

Speaking Truth to Power was a forward thinking paper on the theme of ‘Identity, Aesthetics and Ethnicity’. To reflect the complexity of the terrain, Hybrid delivered Arts Council England’s first epistolary report. It was informed by national and international critical debates on the subject. It drew together qualitative research involving focus groups and one to […]

Mapping the African, Caribbean and Asian Visual Arts Sector, (An action research project)

For Arts Council England West Midlands, Hybrid delivered a programme of action research, mapping the African, Caribbean and Asian Visual Arts Sector and consulting with a wide range of stakeholders. The action research led approach included intensive mentoring/ coaching for five artists, identifying specific projects to explore avenues for success alongside key challenges. The strength […]

Performance Live

For Performance Live, Hybrid delivered a formative evaluation, working closely with the steering group made up of partners across the performing arts sector (including Battersea Arts Centre), the BBC (arts division) and Arts Council England (Creative Media and Theatre). Performance Live commissioned fourteen new works for BBC broadcast, with a particular focus on diversity in […]