Andrew Erskine , Senior Associate of Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy
“Creative industries is an activity based on individual creativity, skills and talent”.
“The main trends: digitization, increased fragmentation, acceleration of convergence”.
“The basis of the creative economy is not countries, but cities”.
Andrew Yanchurevich, CTO and Creative Director of MSQRD
“As Steve Jobs said, creativity is just a link between some things”.
“Creativity must be limited”.
“Creativity is to look beyond”.
“Don’t let the future leave you behind”.
Sergey Sergienko, visionary, Agile Coach, Epam Systems
“IT is also part of the culture”.
“There is no IT-education market, because there is no competition”.
Alexander Vasilevich, partner Vondel / Hepta, co-owner of the gallery “B”
“Culture is a social glue: it can unite or, on the contrary, keep apart. IT is just a technology platform”.
“We need to remember about the visual culture: the world has too many codes, they must be read and understood”.
“In order to rise above the marsh, one has to properly work his or her ass off. And those who are capable of it move abroad”.
“A breakthrough happens, if people roll out of their comfort zone”.
“We need to raise the level of visual culture, travel and to be powered by the art”.
Vova Potapenko, founder of Ableton School
“The program Ableton Live allows you to record music tracks from scratch, even if you do not have a single live instrument (or you are not able to play them)”.
“First of all, music is the feeling, then action and procedure”.
“When you're playing house music, there is a whole to mix it”.
“Using vinyl records is trending now. Of course, I love to take pictures on film, but the ideas are born when you working on a computer”.
“If you start making music, you must imagine a space”.
“The image — an invisible silence, where the sound is born”.
“If there is no image there is no creativity”.
“Listen to the classics. This is the best for capturing images. For me, Mozart is rather pop-music. My favorite composer is Grig”.
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