Kim Simpson

Working from her base in Glasgow under the name Blood and Bone, Kim is an independent producer, curator, consultant, facilitator and coach who works with people, organisations, institutions and networks in the ‘connective tissue’ of arts and culture…making links, sharing knowledge…strengthening teams, relationships and systems…empowering creative, energising and ecological working, bringing her passions for learning, equalities and connecting people in a global world and interconnected time.

Currently Kim leads on Artist and Sector Relations for Take Me Somewhere, is the Programmer for Dumfries and Galloway Festival and Arts Live and works on strategic, facilitation, consultancy and research projects with Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Federation of Scottish Theatre, Creative Scotland and Unlimited. Previous work and collaborations include senior roles delivering Made in Scotland Festival Brussels with Daisy Douglas, Tramways Unlimited Festival, The Work Room, All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre and In Between Time.

Kim is an accredited Action Learning facilitator, RD1st accredited coach. She is also a Clore Leadership Fellow, an ISPA Fellow and an active member of IETM intentional performing arts network.