The Problem With Arts Conferences

Many of these events “have, at best, been a showcase of great work without much other content and, at worst, been mutual commiserating or back-scratching. I know the big conversations happen, around the country, daily. Arts organisations are innovating, taking risks, finding new methods and partners for collaboration. So why doesn’t this creative, intelligent, forward-thinking attitude translate into organising good conferences?”

Source: The Guardian (UK) 08/23/11