With Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE FRSA
We’re continuing the series of bringing the RSA community of Bath Fellows together online to connect, check in and to hear from different speakers.
Join us on 4th November, when we are partnering with the What Next? West Chapter and our speaker will be Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE, FRSA.
Kenneth is a key figure in the UK arts and culture scene with over 35 years professional experience. He began his career as a dancer, performing with the internationally-acclaimed London Contemporary Dance Theatre and other leading companies during a 25-year career as a performer, choreographer, teacher and director.
From 2007 to 2016, he was Chief Executive of The Place, the UK’s leading centre for contemporary dance development. From May 2018 to September 2020 he was Director of The Africa Centre in its new home in Southwark, London. He is currently working as a Freelance Arts & Culture Consultant. He is a devoted champion of the arts, cultural learning, creativity and inclusivity, and a frequent keynote speaker.
In the session, Kenneth will talk about the important, but often overlooked role of the artist in society, especially in challenging times. What can we learn about how artists engage with the world and why are they so often the last people to be invited to the table?
There will be an opportunity to ask questions and join in a conversation around arts and culture.
Everyone is welcome, Fellows and non-Fellows.
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