MA Contemporary Curatorial Practice/MA Fine Art

critical engagement within the social context using everyday objects and actions

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Failure, the Artist and Social Change Bridport: what does it mean when things don’t seem to work out?

Usherette Social Works Live! Manchester: selling zines for cash or personal objects.


SEAFAIR Bridport: Social Works? Get-Together, a socially engaged Art Fair creating a loose affliation to support and create change.

EQUALITEA  DERBYSHIRE village hall/school/Alfreton precinct:  co-production of a celebration of 100 years since the Suffragettes achieved votes for women.

ON the KITCHEN TABLE  Leicester: more refuge fantasy for children and women.



THERE'S A PLACE J28  various: curating artists' responses to the temporary.

Glasses, glasses, what do you see?  Chesterfield: digital BraveART images and installation with contexts removed.

BraveART  Chesterfield DDVS: refuge children's fantasy and reality; workshops on the kitchen table.



Recipe for Art  Ofton Festival: initiating reflective conversations with passersby and children, about ingredients of Art.

Ofton Festival  Alfreton, Derbyshire: training a team of young people to devise and deliver a dynamic new arts festival in an area of high deprivation and low arts activity.



Flaming Skirt Festival  NW Leicestershire and Amber Valley, Derbyshire: saying these stigmatised localities are great places to live, work and visit. Festival + a book.

Running Commentary  Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Sudborough Green Lodge: scribing an Apple Day marathon.

Point of View  Derbyshire: framing a space for comment.



Pigs of a Time  Gnarlfest Lincoln: an intimate exchange of stories for foot massage and undivided attention from the audience.         

Roll’N’Rock  SpareParts Festival Fleetwood: spectator participation in a parade.



SAUCED  Arts Development Uk Annual National Conference, new Library of Birmingham: recipes for change in the arts.       

Pointers  Chesterfield College AA2A artist in residence: conversations re creativity.           

cicatrix macula (paratus) Tempting Failure, Bristol: politics of the body as a site of struggle (as SSoCiaL with Sophie Cero).



Respect  Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institute & Deda: using sand dolls to demonstrate respect and expose abuse.

Flaming Skirt Festival  Amber Valley: a fun protest re Olympic Torch route, at 6 mini-events in different unlikely locations across Amber Valley.



Now You See Me, Now You Don’t  Coventry & Bath RSLI: having my body measured and changed into data that ignores my personality and emotions.

STAND UP, SPEAK UP!  Artists' Voice, Fabrika Leicester: curated             performances offering survival strategies for East Midlands cross arts practitioners.



In Search of...  by Conjunction Biennial, Stoke: offering FREE escapes to unusually named places, inviting imaginations before going, a postcard image after visiting.



In Passing We Remain  Norwich: a game to instigate debate about after death.



Conversations  nationally: ongoing critical discourse following an escalating format.

Where's the Art?  Derby: a unique tour devised from suggestions.

 Critical engagement within the social context:  using everyday objects and participatory performance to make temporary relationships with diverse people in their own locality, offering them the opportunity to look afresh at their own space and lives – shared experiences of art as process, art as traces, art as intervention.


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