Interview

ARTS INDUSTRY MAGAZINE ARTICLE

ARTS INDUSTRY MAGAZINE ARTICLE

     7 JULY 2017 - INTERVIEW WITH BRANCH DIRECTORS

Branching In: A new kind of arts consultancy, Branch Arts, has been launched by Flora Fairbairn and Susie Lawson who come from different corners of the cultural domain.

What is Branch Arts, is it concerned with all the arts or specifically visual, and how did you come together to create it? Branch Arts is an umbrella organisation. It brings together two core services: Creative Branch, an art advisory service for private clients and organisations, as well as curating and producing art projects around the world; and Branch Out, offering specialist arts communications and access to an extensive network of creatives. The idea behind Branch Arts grew from previous projects that we collaborated on. For these we tapped into multiple networks each had built up over our combined 30 years in different areas of the industry. It seemed only natural that we should pool our resources to establish Branch Arts...