Alan Raw

Curator, Radio Presenter, and Photographer in England, United Kingdom

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CEO of The Creative & Cultural Company; developing cultural partnership projects locally & internationally (currently co-developing the In&At photographic project with the European Capitals of Culture 2016 to 2018). Creative Director of Hull International Photography Festival (#HIPphotofest), Curator of The HIP Gallery Hull & PhotoCity London, Manager of Creative & Cultural Co's WEA Arts Education Centre in Princes Quay Hull.
Currently also in 15th year as a BBC Presenter/producer. Started and host the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds Festival (11 successful years). Worked at many events as a Music Photographer including Womad for over 20 years.
Patron of Hull Folk Festival.
Drummer in Celtarabia, Chair of the World Drumming Network.
ManIGER of @IGERS_hull the official Instagram group for Hull supported by InstagramUK.
Emergent Knowledge Coach & NLP Master Practitioner.
Hull University Graduands Marshall.
Previously produced & location managed for MTV, BBCi & BBC2 and taught Camera Skills for BBC. Youth & Community Arts Facilitator & Event Manager since 1992. Outreach Coordination at an Arts Council NPO in Doncaster, Managing a Creative People and Places funded project & 5 strands of development including Music Industry Yorkshire.

Specialties: Creative solutions, connecting people & international relations.
Photography/Music/Art/Creative/Cultural Industries. Experienced Social Enterprise Director & CEO developing sustainable business through creative strategy, partnership, collaboration, resource management and a passion the arts.
Session Drummer/Percussionist supported by RhythmTech, RegalTip & Dream Cymbals & Founder member of The World Drumming Network.
25 years experience in community and youth arts. In social & formal education, street work teams, youth centres, rural mobile units and galleries.
Over 13 years experience of presenting/producing award winning new music radio shows & TV shorts, plus Camera tutor and location manager for BBC.