Hackney Wick welcomed 90 Indian School of Business MBA students as part of the London Business School programme focusing on Global Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The theme was how to harness the power of the creative community through innovation and entrepreneurship.
The students learnt about the history and evolution of Hackney Wick & Fish Island as a hub for innovation, creative entrepreneurship, social enterprise and community action as well as how corporates can better engage and support a wider set of stakeholders and work effectively with local communities.
They left feeling inspired by fresh ideas and energy from independents and creative placemaking from a hyper-local perspective.
Speakers and hosts included Loughborough University London, LLDC, Hackney Bridge, Tapestry, 90 Main Yard, NotPla and Creative Wick.
Creative Wick has commissioned local artist Robert Shaer to create the sign for Fish Island Village, one of the new residential communities in Fish Island, being built by Peabody & Hill. Robert’s sculpture also inspired Fish Island Village’s logo and permanent sign. Learn more about Robert Shaer’s work here.
Art Map London in partnership with Creative Wick present THE ART TALKS (SEASON 3): a series of talks that focus on professional development for artists and art professionals, where the best art professionals and industry leaders are invited to talk and share their knowledge with artists and art professionals in early stages of their careers. The third season of The Art Talks is…