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The role of the artist who engages with people as part of their work #3

Waymarking C.I.C.’s work regularly involves working face to face with groups of local people living and working in particular places/neighbourhoods, bringing in artists (Waymarking Freelancers) wherever possible. Although of course, this last year where possible this work has transferred online, … Continue reading

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The role of the artist who engages with people as part of their work #2

My work with communities is mainly in places where local people feel they are not part of the decisions being made about their neighbourhoods, they feel excluded and without an individual or collective voice. I recognise the value of working … Continue reading

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The role of the artist who engages with people as part of their work #1

Recently I’ve been reflecting on the role of the artist who engages with people as a part of their practice. Waymarking has been lucky to work in partnership with several experienced visual artists in the last four years, who work … Continue reading

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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #2

My second post from the Sensing the City Salon focusses on Victoria Hunter’s presentation about her dance research work in the area of Raval in Barcelona, Spain. Where with a colleague Ana Moya Pellitero, she worked with a group of … Continue reading

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Sensing the city; artists, embodiment and urban space #1

I recently attended an event entitled Sensing the City Salon, at Coventry University, part of the research programme which is ‘Documenting and mapping the tempers of urban place (a practice-based case study of the city of Coventry)’, jointly led Warwick … Continue reading

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Nothing ventured…‘interlocal’ projects potential to contribute to building up Place Capital

Marijana Rimanic from Pogon in Zagreb, Croatia also gave a presentation as part of the Nothing ventured… seminars in June. She described the Corners of Europe project which involves around 9 cultural institutions and over 20 artists from across Europe. … Continue reading

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Nothing ventured… mutual empowerment through international exchange

David Irle works for Reseau en Scene, a performing arts development agency for the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France. He gave a presentation as part of Nothing ventured…nothing gained, the 2 day seminar programme I set up which shared models and … Continue reading

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The significance of exploring how we relate to each other as strangers

A significant area of thinking came up for me during the Beyond Glorious conference within the discussion following Helen Iball, Sarah Amsler and Sophie Hope’s presentations. The question – how do we relate as strangers to each other? was asked. In … Continue reading

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