Non-Executive Director – Rising Arts Agency

Black and white photograph of Rising Arts Agency's group of young creatives
Sham Phat

Rising Arts Agency  (Bristol-based arts agency for young creatives) — Non-Executive Director (previously Board Member and Associate Artist)

  • Advising on the development of the Arts agency’s development
  • Delivering workshops to young artists
  • Featured website artist
  • Exhibiting artist (‘ Young Artists Rising ’ – RAA collaboration with Somewhereto_ at Spike Island,
    Bristol; ‘ I Am Rising ’ – 2017 launch event at The Station, Bristol featuring my Flowertraits series)
  • Co-event organiser of Young People’s Festival of Ideas (a partnership between Bristol Festival of Ideas, Arnolfini and Rising Arts Agency who work with a group of young people to curate and create events that encourage debate, ideas, laughter and lots of free thinking)

Situations Rising (Situations and Rising Arts Agency Collaboration), Spike Island —Digital Storyteller

  • Create digital content (photography, journalism, fine art and film)
  • Co-curate digital content for Sanctum (the Theaster Gates public art amphitheatre project of
    continuous sound installations for 24 hours for 24 days; digitally publishing content made in response to Sanctum)
  • Co-management of digital reporters and artists (creating and delivering itineraries and schedules for artists)
  • Marketing and promotion of Sanctum (social media campaigns in the lead up to, during and

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