The Arts as a Business

Joint CEO & Artistic Director of Hackney Empire, Yamin Choudury will give a short talk on the arts as a business, having worked internationally in the performing arts, media and commercial music industries. He will also touch on the areas of access and activism. This will be followed by a group discussion, and the opportunity to ask questions.


How to Apply


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About Yamin


Yamin Choudury is the Joint CEO and Artistic Director at Hackney Empire, with a particular focus on creating platforms and pathways for diverse, representative and emerging ideas, artists, audiences and participants.

Yamin's lived experience and unconventional journey into the arts has made access the cornerstone of his creative practice, working towards developing a more open and engaging sector; ensuring that the transformative power of storytelling in arts and culture, to affect how we feel about ourselves, our societies and our environments, can genuinely be experienced by all.

Having worked internationally in the performing arts, media and commercial music industries, Yamin is an award-winning practitioner, producer and director.



Photo Credit - David Monteith-Hodge



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