KEA produced the policy recommendations in the chapter 2, ‘Training Artists for Innovation – Why, What, How?‘.
Successful artistic interventions depend largely on the artists’ abilities to co-operate with organisations. However, so far no research exists on what abilities artists need when entering organisations to deliver an artistic intervention. This article is an attempt to remedy such a lack of information by introducing recent research that was undertaken in the Training
Artists for Innovation –project (2011–2013). On the one hand, the research investigated what skills, knowledge and competencies artists need when they work with organisations. This information was requested from businesses, artists and producers of artistic interventions. On the other hand, the research scrutinised existing dedicated training methodologies in relation to such needs and