Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts in Ireland – 4

Exploring Entrepreneurship in the Arts in Ireland - 2

Our Thriving Tribe ‘Zoom Room Sessions’, the curators of Our Thriving Tribe in conversation with arts professionals in Ireland.

This sessions invited guest is Lynnette Moran an independent Arts Producer & Festival Director specialising in Live Art, Theatre, Visual Art and Digital platforms; with distinct experience of producing collaborative & socially engaged arts practice & public art commissions. In 2009 Lynnette established Live Collision, Ireland’s leading annual curated festival of Live Art and Ireland’s first independent Creative Producing House working with exceptional artists nationally & internationally.

Lynnette is Creative Producer with ANU productions & Louise Lowe since 2013, one of two core producers on all productions to date including The Lost O’Casey, Hawknest, Zero-Hour, Faultline, These Rooms (LIFT), Hentown, The Sin Eaters, These Rooms (DTF), Falling Out of Standing, On Corporation Street, Sunder, Into the Sun, Reflecting the Rising, Rebel Rebel, Beyond the Barricades, Glorious Madness, Pals – the Irish at Gallipoli, Vardo and Angel Meadow.

Lynnette was co-founder & Lead Producer for CAPP (Collaborative Art Partnership Programme), a four year transnational partnership across six countries and nine partner organisations co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union and Associate Producer at Create for six years.

Live Collision has also produced the work of several independent artists and artworks outside of the festival which include Amanda Coogan’s Talk Real Fine, Just Like A Lady; You Told Me To Wash and Clean My Ears and Amanda Coogan, LONG NOW (Film Doc); Athletes of the Heart, Anna Furse – An Anatomy Act and I AM NOT A PIECE OF MEAT (Digital Artwork); The Prosperity Project by Jesse Jones (OPW commission). FAST TRACK TO DANCE is a shared audience development initiative between Live Collision and Dublin Dance Festival, as too is Open Studio a creative learning lab exploring performance, connectivity and young people.

Lynnette has directed over 25 works for theatre and gallery spaces, as well as for screen and digital media. Together with Kate Craddock they co-founded mouth to mouth, an international performance collective based in eight countries around the world, rehearsing and devising online before the performances took place in realtime over one or multiple locations. Commissions included LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre, UK), Arnolfini (UK), Wunderbar Festival (UK), Absolut Fringe Festival (Ire); Northern Stage (UK), Dance City (UK), Whitechapel Gallery (UK), Culture Lab (UK), BScene (Switzerland), University of Victoria (Canada) and BAC (Battersea Arts Centre, UK).

Lynnette began her career in London, cutting her teeth with some of the UK’s leading arts organisations including LIFT and BAC (Battersea Arts Centre). She holds a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art, and an MA in Performance Art from Goldsmiths College, London.

As a curatorial project, Our Thriving Tribe (OTT) aims to expand upon the current discourse on entrepreneurship within the arts in Ireland. A process of enquiry into the context of artistic practice by researching entrepreneurship from the perspective of the artist in order to generate new knowledge within this field. OTT is produced by Visual, in Ireland as part of the Arts and Humanities Entrepreneurship Hub (AHEH) Project.