What’s the role of culture in our complex and rapidly changing societies? Can culture play a role in wider social issues such as foreign policy, international relations, economic regeneration and social conflict and inclusion? The British Council seeks to engage the new generation of cultural leaders with key stakeholders around the world in the development of common strategies to tackle global cultural issues. These pages are intended as a space to bring these issues into dialogue - particularly those coming out of our Cultural Leadership International Programme (CLI), which selects the brightest emerging cultural leaders from around the world to develop their leadership vision and capacity in an international context.
As a freelance Producer and Project Manager for the past 5 years, Natasha has worked across a diverse range of art forms, with projects spanning sonic arts, music, radio broadcast and contemporary visual arts.
Rosie is an experienced architect and real-world game designer. Her work is guided by a simple mission: to make beautiful, genuinely moving experiences that put the participants at the centre of the action. To do this she uses an eclectic mix of tools - most importantly theatre, gaming, and digital technology.
Thaís Vidal was born in Recife and is 23 years old. She has a degree in journalism from the Federal University from Pernambuco (Brazil) with a monograph entitled Creative Economy: Prospects for creative market in Recife and challenges for the development of a Creative City and is studying for a master's degree.
Tine bech is an artist and researcher working with interactive sculpture and public art. Her project’s centre on the use of interactive electronics and location tracking technology, urban places and environmental elements such as gravity, water, sound and light, to develop spaces where participation, play and collaboration happen.