DDW 2020 MasterClass: Creative and Cultural Industries, What Does it All Mean?

Ended - Wednesday 11 November 2020

Lisa has worked for 20 years in the MENA cultural sector. Previously, she held senior positions at Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation/Abu Dhabi Festival; Clientele Bahrain; Mixed Media Publishing (Canvas); Arts & Business UK; and Comité Européen pour le Rapprochement de Economie et de la Culture. She has consulted for organisations including Ashkal Alwan, L’Association Libanaise pour le development du Mecent Culturel and the European Cultural Foundation. Lisa has edited/co-edited several books on contemporary art from the UAE and wider region. A Fellow of Glasgow University, she has lectured on contemporary art and cultural management in Europe, USA, MENA and South Africa and moderated sessions for the likes of Abu Dhabi Festival, Art Dubai and the World Bank.


Date: 11 November 2020
Time: 3 - 4:30 PM


d3 ReUrban Studios, Building #7

This masterclass is free.

Registration Deadline:

11 November 2020

The term ‘creative and cultural industries’ has gained momentum since it was first coined back in the 1990s in a bid to measure the economic and social impact and spread deeper understanding about the multiple sectors of arts, culture and creativity that make up to a country’s creative economy. But what does it really mean? How have countries across the world adopted it? And why does it matter for the UAE? Followed by a lively Q&A session. The session is led by Lisa Ball-Lechgar, Deputy Director of Tashkeel.

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Al Fahidi
House 10, Al Fahidi
(members only)

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Nad Al Sheba 1

Temporarily closed for renovation

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