In 2016 we held a special event on the Sunshine Coast, Australia to explore the ingredients of creative cities and communities. How can the arts shape urban development projects? How do we think about holistic place-making as infrastructure? Is a creative city largely organic or can we engineer it through policy and investment? How do we balance top-down with community empowerment? How do we move beyond the 'Silicon Valley model' towards building a more complex creative ecology with arts and culture embedded at their core?
Over 1,500 cumulative delegates joined us at Sydney Town Hall over 2-days for the largest REMIX Summit to date. Speakers included Twitter, The Smithsonian Intel, MCA, Virgin, YAHOO7, ACMI, Westfield, Etsy, Australian Museum, MTV, Microsoft, Buzzfeed, John Kaldor AM and Google Creative Lab. Receptions took place at the QT Sydney and Sydney Film Festival Hub. Media partners included VICE, The Guardian, Time Out and the ABC.
A special summit at Level39 at the top of the main Canary Wharf Skyscraper to launch the REMIX Academy. 250 delegates explored how to imagine, resource and execute big ideas with sepakers including the founder of Jack Wills, Yahoo, Aardman Animations, Canon, Techstars, YPlan, the Global CEO of The Guardian Group, The Barbican, Director of the Liverpool Biennial, Wilderness Festival and Peter Florence MBE, the Director of the Hay Festival.
The inaugural REMIX was held in Bloomberg's European headquarters in London. 300 plus delegated heard from 50 expert speakers featuring Google Cultural Institute, Frieze Art Fair, Sony, LVMH, The Independent, FT, YouTube, The Serpentine Gallery, Microsoft, Tate and V&A. Partners included Google, Bloomberg, Porsche Design, Eventbrite and The Guardian.
Speakers at the annual Sydney Summit included British Museum, Cirque du Soleil, Change.org, Huffington Post, Sonos, Noma, YouTube, Secret Cinema, Twitter, Qantas, Samsung, Melbourne Art Centre, HP, Splendour in the Grass, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Governors Island, New York, National Gallery Singapore, ACMI X & Lenovo. REMIX Sydney took place at Sydney Town Hall, Sydney Living Museum, QT Sydney and the Australian Museum. Media partners included VICE, The Guardian, Time Out, ABC
Speakers at the inaugural annual REMIX NYC Summit included Mike Bloomberg, NASA, Mashable, AMEX, YouTube, National Geographic, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Kickstarter, AT&T, Frieze Art Fair, J. Paul Getty Museum, Indiegogo, The Smithsonian and Glen D. Lowry the Director of MoMA. REMIX NYC took place at MoMA as well as the Google and Bloomberg offices. Media Partners included The Guardian, Cool Hunting and Time Out
The inauguaral Sydney REMIX Summit which will be an annual event was hosted at Carriageworks, Sydney on 8-9 May 2014 and was attended by more than 1200 delegates. Highlights included talks by the Director of the Sydney Opera House, the CTO of Telstra one of Australia's leading telecommunications companies, VICE, YouTube, Buzzfeed, the Lord Mayor of Sydney, Deloitte's Innovation guru and the Associate Producer of the LEGO movie.
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Attended by over 200 leading culture professionals, the second Mobile Culture conference was held at The University of Arts's new building at King Cross with speakers and panel members including Minister for Culture, Ed Vaizey, The Guardian, Royal Opera House, Tate and Unilever. Our media partner was The Guardian Culture Professionals Network.
Speakers at the annual REMIX London Summit included Microsoft, Jamie Oliver Group, Conde Nast, Ogilvy, BBC Worldwide, Battersea Power Station, Historic Royal Palaces, Royal Collection, Popbitch, Melbourne Festival, Science Museum, Little Sun, Vatican Museum, Nesta, British Library, Royal Academy of Arts and the Imperial War Museum. REMIX Sydney took place at Google Town Hall, the British Museum, Sonos Studio and the ACE Hotel Shoreditch. Media partners included The Guardian, Dazed, Tech City UK and Time Out.
Over 350 leaders from leading global cultural institutions, creative businesses, startups, policy makers and media attended REMIX London hearing from 75 creative pioneers including the founders of Mumsnet, Secret Cinema, Virgin Unite, Maker Faire, Red Bull Music Academy, AllSaints. Other speakers included Alex Poots (Manchester International Festival), Burning Man Festival, the Natural History Museum and Sir Nicholas Kenyan (Barbican).
Our annual London REMIX Summit, hosted at Google Town Hall on 3-4 December with 500+ creative leaders in attendence over the 3-days. Highlights included Richard Reed, founder of Innocent Drinks and the hugely successful Art Everywhere initiative, Jude Kelly OBE, Artistic Director of the Southbank Centre on the future of audiences, the Co-Founder of Mr & Mrs Smith and Felix Barrett, the genius behind Punchdrunk
The London Development Agency asked CultureLabel to curate the ‘Shop London’ exhibition as part of the City of London’s pavilion at the the World Expo in Shanghai. This was attended by a staggering 70 million plus visitors. ‘Shop London’ showcased a range of beautiful things sourced from London’s iconic gallery and museum gift shops to visitors from China and across the world.