NEoN could not happen each year without the hard work, generosity and support of our partners, funders & sponsors. Below is a list of those supporting us in 2021/2022. More information about our partners & supporters: Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. The EventScotland team works to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. With partners their aim is to raise Scotland's reputation as the perfect stage by supporting and securing a portfolio of events and developing the industry. NOMAS* Projects is a four window gallery space, based in 9a Ward Rd, Dundee, run by local artists, Cully McCulloch and Owen Daily. This experimental project provides a platform for Contemporary Art in a broad range of media. Red Pepper Events is an event management company based in Dundee. Working throughout Scotland, the Red Pepper team manage all types of events from small intimate parties to large corporate functions. ////////////////////////// Over the years we have been supported by many different funders and organisations, we are very grateful for all their support. These are some of them who have made NEoN possible: Abertay University is a modern new university, one with a long history and have quickly become one of Scotland's leading universities, highly ranked for academic performance. Weave will be popping up across the city of Dundee, creating a vibrant programme of cultural events that share local and global creativity. Weave gives a platform to national and international artists and designers, creating opportunities to be inspired, make new connections and discover new things. The University of Dundee is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines and promotes translational research, stimulates new ideas and ideologies where disciplines intersect and which is focused on meeting the challenges of the 21st century. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design has a world-renowned reputation for high-class teaching and research. It offers a range of courses across 11 disciplines and are also the only university in Scotland to offer a General Foundation entry course and has been ranked in the World's Top 1 per cent by QS World University Rankings. The University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context. Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of the top 100 of the world's universities. The Royal Society of Edinburgh is an educational charity, operating on a wholly independent and non-party-political basis and providing public benefit throughout Scotland. Established in 1783 and they have drawn upon the considerable strengths and varied expertise of Fellows, of which there are currently around 1600, who are based in Scotland, the rest of the UK and beyond. V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first Victoria and Albert museum outside London. The Dundee Festival Trust was established a number of years ago with a purpose of supporting Dundee based community groups and cultural organisations which are looking to enhance their programme of cultural activity as part of a festival or event in Dundee. New Media Scotland is the national development agency fostering artist and audience engagement with all forms of new media practice.
In December 2014 Dundee was named as the UK’s first City of Design by the United Nations. The City has been recognised by UNESCO for its diverse contributions to fields including medical research, comics and video games. The City of Design designation has previously been awarded to 12 cities including Beijing, Berlin and Montreal.
Leisure & Culture Dundee delivers, for the citizens of Dundee, and those who visit the City, high-quality Leisure, Sporting, Cultural and Learning Experiences which contribute to their quality of life.
Creative Dundee amplifies, connects and showcases local creative talent and activities to the world. Creative Dundee believes that culture and creativity are essential catalysts for positive change. They exist to support creative talent to base, grow and sustain their practice in and around Dundee, by amplifying and connecting the city’s creativity. Creative Carbon Scotland works on three fronts, believing that only by working across the realms of individuals, organisations and policy can real change take place. They work with artists and other individuals who are interested in how environmental sustainability connects with their work, whether they work on their own or with or for larger organisations. Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) is a member-led network committed to championing and supporting the contemporary art sector in Scotland. Travelling Gallery was established in 1978 and continues to bring contemporary art to communities throughout Scotland. Its dual focus is to create highly engaging exhibitions and to provide a unique platform for arts education. Wellgate is one of the two main shopping centres located in the city centre of Dundee. The centre prides itself as a community hub, working with numerous community projects ranging from Deaflinks and Welfare Reform to the City Centre Chaplaincy who regularly meet with customers, retail and centre staff with their ‘lend an ear’ work. Fast Labels is one of the UK’s leading label printers, having some of the most technologically advanced equipment in the country. Backed by a team with a real passion for all things label, they've provided thousands of medium-to-large orders in a wide range of fields, including retail, food & drink, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Dundee Science Centre helps families learn together, supports the formal school's curriculum, advances the science communication profession, brings together science and the public. Exhibitions are open 361 days per year, providing an inspiring, hands-on learning experience for everyone to visit. GeneratorProjects a registered charity managed by a voluntary committee. There aims are to facilitate the demands of contemporary creative talent in the city, to support the artistic community in all its diversity and to provide a varied programme of exhibitions and events featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists across a National and International spectrum. Sleeperz Hotels are stylish, distinctive, lifestyle hotels in city centre locations offering great value friendly hospitality. Media Partner We are very happy to be working with The Skinny. A trusted source of independent cultural journalism, provided by a passionate community of writers, photographers, illustrators and artists. The List sources, gathers, manages, publishes and distributes information on events and entertainment and creates associated editorial content including recommendations, interviews, previews, reviews and features.