Artists Programme # 2: Laura Oldfield Ford

17 Jul – 14 Aug 2010

Through the Planned Cities Fires Will Rage

In its second year, The Artists Programme provided Year 10/11 students with a unique opportunity to create an installation with artist Laura Oldfield Ford.

Participants took part in practical workshops which will result in a public exhibition. Sessions also included visits to University of the Arts London and SPACE’s Sara Lane studios, where students will meet with successful creative enterprises.

Pupils who took part this year were from Warren Comprehensive and Barking Abbey School. The programme took place in the vast 4,350 sq ft ground floor of The Malthouse.

Laura Oldfield Ford lives and works in London. She studied at the Slade School of Art and completed her MA Painting at the Royal College of Art. She has exhibited extensively including at Rokeby and Hales galleries in London, Savage Messiah takes over Late at Tate Britain, The Arnolfini, Bristol and the Goethe Institute, New York. She has also recently been commissioned by International Art Review. She is represented by Hales Gallery.

Exhibition dates and venues:

17th – 30th July 2010
12 – 4pm
The Malthouse, Abbey Road, Barking, IG11 7BT

2nd – 14th August 2010
Mon – Fri 9am-7pm / Sat – Sun 10am-4pm
Barking Learning Centre, Town Square, Barking, IG11 7NB