The British Council’s Creative Economy team  connect people from different creative disciplines and places to test ideas, learn new skills and tackle social and civic challenges together. Our Creative Economy work  focuses on: creative hubs, digital innovation and  creative enterprise.


Current projects

AltCity Istanbul is a digital arts residency, bringing artists from Turkey into creative collaboration to explore uses of creative technology to learn new methodologies and produce artwork that engage and speak to the fabric and communities of the city. Learn more

British Council and ATÖLYE  are delighted to present  the mapping of Istanbul’s creative hubs  as well as thought pieces, interviews and resources to raise awareness about the potential impact of creative hubs and encourage future partnerships. Find out more