Who Cares? about audience engagement
Wed 13 Oct, 10.30am – 5pm
£5 artists; £15 organisations
SPACE Ilford

SPACE invites you to a one-day event for artists, practitioners and producers working in community engagement.

Bringing together a national and international panel, we will be looking at audience development and participation in the context of care. Chaired by Dr Sophie Hope, Birkbeck University of London. Speakers include: 

  • Jemma Desai, Writer, Researcher and Head of Programming, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 
  • Igor Grubic, Artist 
  • Nephertiti Schandorf, Artistic Director, Peckham Platform
  • Katharine Stout, Director, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea
  • Louise Yates, Director, Back to Ours (Creative People and Places), Hull

This workshop is presented by SPACE as part of our Creative Europe funded project Who Cares? which is made up of five organisations dedicated to artistic production from different latitudes in Europe: Idensitat (Barcelona, ​​Spain), SPACE (London, United Kingdom), Rupert (Vilnius, Lithuania), Grey Area (Korčula, Croatia) and Centro Huarte (Navarre, Spain).

Ticket info
£5 for freelance and independent artists
£15 + booking fee for organisation representatives
Drinks and refreshments included.

If you cannot attend in person, the event will be filmed and disseminated, questions for the panel can be emailed in advance to premlata@spacestudios.org.uk 

Post event drinks will be held in the gallery.  

If you have any questions, please contact Premlata Mistry, Head of Community Engagement Programmes at SPACE on premlata@spacestudios.org.uk 

 

Schedule for the day
10.30am Welcome / registration

11am – 1pm  Panel presentations

1 – 2pm  Lunch
Opportunity to preview Mammoth loop exhibition in the gallery with commissioned artist Cecilia Charlton and participants in the Stitch in Time workshops.

2 – 3.30pm  Afternoon workshop, questions and reflections

3.30 – 5pm  Drinks reception and opening of Mammoth loop 

Speakers

Jemma Desai, Writer, Researcher and Head of Programming at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 

Igor Grubic, artist 

Nephertiti Schandorf, Artistic Director Peckham Platform

Katharine Stout, Director Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

Louise Yates, Director, Back to Ours (Creative People and Places), Hull

About the chair
Dr Sophie Hope, Birkbeck University of London 

 

With the support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. In association with Idensitat, Rupert, Grey Area and Centro Huarte.

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