British Council Mexico’s Creative Leadership Programme supported the development of cultural and creative leaders by building professional skills and approaches to governance. This project is part of the Creative Collective initiative, a three-year British Council programme that supports creative economies in Mexico working with young creators, cultural leaders and civil service.
Nicola Turner worked with with Siân Prime, Goldsmiths, University of London to curate and produce and deliver a four-week online programme. Through this initiative, 12 Mexican creative leaders were supported to develop new governance proposals, whilst engaging in and being inspired by a series of talks, workshops and discussions exploring approaches to cultural leadership and governance. The participating 12 Mexican cultural leaders were recruited through an open call run by British Council Mexico in 2021, and the four-week programme ran from mid-January to late February 2022. The core objectives were to support the selected Mexican leaders to:
Curated, produced and delivered by Nicola Turner, NT Creative Arts and Siân Prime, Academic Lead: Enterprise; Deputy Director: ICCE, Goldsmiths; Co-Director, Goldsmiths’ Business Development Schemes, with Adrian De La Court, Course Director MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, for Goldsmiths, University of London, on behalf of British Council Mexico.