HEAR IT – This cluster provided an overview of where we’re at locally and internationally in terms of the creative industries. Key personalities provided insights into the thinking and structures within which we’re operating.
“The creative economy needs to get to a point where collaborative work is the main discussion. A lot of creatives have started projects where we see them collaborating with each other in order for a project to take off” – Kathleen Stokes, senior researcher of NESTA.
“The creative economy is on top, but there is another economy that is at the bottom which is the ‘street economy’. So all this talk about the creative economy collaborating is mainstream talk” – Malose Malose Malahlela, co-founder of Keleketla Library.