Ai Weiwei Essay

859 WordsJul 5, 20134 Pages
Kwaku Benjamin Boateng Personal Information: Nationality: British Date of Birth: 26.09.1984 Address: Flame Tress, 85a Oakington Ave, Wembley, London, HA9 8HY Email: b.kwaku.boateng @gmail.com Mobile: 07446439199 I have had to date a career in event and music management. I studied drama at Manchester Met University and then left to work in event and music management. I have had a passion for art since childhood. Over the past three years i have sought to use this enthusiasm to good effect. I focused on discovering new talent and learning about the process of creation and also the curating of exhibitions. This lead to me creating a pop up exhibition for students at Central Saint Martins in a vacant space on the Portland estate in…show more content…
I am currently attending Morley College and studying a short course in Japanese Prints and French art in the middle ages which are both coming to an end. I looked at the Sotheby’s course in contemporary art and it seems a natural progression from what I have done in the past and will aid to my further studies in the history of art this year and a career in the arts. Education: 2005-2007 Manchester Met University- BA Drama ( 2 year’s completed, I left with a diploma to pursue a career ) 2004-2005- Hammersmith College - B-Tech National – Performing Art’s 2002-2004 St Georges School Harpenden ( A levels English, Drama, Film and Media Studies) 2001-2004 St Georges School Harpenden- 10 GCSE’s completed Devonshire House Prep Hamsptead - Common entrance completed. Employment Experience: From 2011 till Present- Creative Industries Consultant for Akyem Law and Advisory Ltd. I am currently consulting on investment into the arts in emerging markets. * 2010 –Don’t Die Wondering creative event’s (Founder) A creative platform through events for the fashion, music and art industry in London. I had the Responsibilities of business development, brand launches, event management, marketing, interns, entertaining clients and press releases. During this time I created events and pop up concept’s for art and fashion institutions such as Hanna Marshall(fashion designer), Central Saint
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