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Arts Programme: Global Talent Panel

Venue: Birkbeck Main Building, Malet Street

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International experience can be an incredible asset to your career prospects; it shows employers you are confident, motivated and independent!

It can help you build a network of international contacts and gain in depth knowledge of other cultures.

This workshop will include Employer and Alumni-led delivery on overseas opportunities and experiences, plus insights from recruiters who work in the Arts space both in the UK and internationally.

Speakers will include:

Malwina Chudzinska is an emerging London based producer. In collaboration with Przymierska Morgan and The Cockpit she produced Crossing the Line for the Voila Europe – theatre festival in November 2018. She has also collaborated with the African jazz band, Scarletones, and co- produced a sold out jazz/gospel concert at Canada Water Theatre (July 2017). Malwina graduated from Birkbeck University in 2014 where she studied Theatre and English and worked in various roles across London (Gate Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe & Unicorn Theatre.). Currently she works for the Royal College of Music, as their Box Office Supervisor. 

Dr Agata Lulkowska 

Lecturer in Film Production at the Staffordshire University, interdisciplinary researcher, filmmaker and photographer. Former lead for a global training team, and the Artistic Director of the Discovering Latin America Film Festival in London. 
Agata Lulkowska holds a practice-based PhD from Birkbeck, University of London, MA in Film and Media Studies at Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, unfinished MA in Film Direction at Silesian University, Katowice, Poland, and a First Class Honours degree in Digital Media Arts at London South Bank University.
Her most recent research focuses on indigenous filmmaking and the politics of visual representation among the Arhuaco community from Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. She used collaborative filmmaking as a method. Lulkowska's research addresses questions of audiovisual representation, otherness, and intercultural communication. 
She is particularly interested in practice-based research methods, and the way film and video circulate in international circles, aiming to transcend cultural barriers. 
Alongside her research work, she actively exhibits her visual work in wide international circles such as Tokyo, Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, and Bologna. 
Fluently trilingual, with work experience across four continents. 

Irene Sartorio 

Irene was born in Italy in 1992 and she has travelled for most of her life, spending her early childhood in Congo and Nigeria. After attending an international high school in Cairo she moved back to Italy to pursue a BA in Fine Arts at the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan. During this time she also spent a semester as an international exchange student at The Pratt Institute of New York. Following her graduation she worked for two years as a Gallery Assistant at Kaufman Repetto, a contemporary art gallery in Milan. She moved to London in 2015 to complete a Master’s degree in Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins, here she had the opportunity to explore the London art scene and also participated in an international residency in Japan. Now she works at Lacey West Art, an art recruitment agency, as a Consultant and Administrator and continues her artistic practice in her spare time.

Rory P Brooks 

Rory is originally from the UK and grew up in Tanzania, Uganda, and Ghana, before moving to London to finish high school. Having studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins, he has worked with a number of London based institutions across the creative industries. He has worked in an operational capacity with Sunday, START, and Frieze art fairs, on exhibitions with The Wellcome Collection and The Design Museum, and as an administrator with graphic designers, publishers, and the University of the Arts London. A Researcher and Recruitment Consultant for Lacey West Art, he maintains an artistic and critical practice in his spare time.

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