Pilots to Practice – learning approaches for artists working in participatory settings

This FREE conference organised by ArtWorks North East will enable you to learn about approaches used by artists to develop their participatory practice and find out about opportunities in this region and beyond to develop your own practice in this field of work.

Date: 18/05/2024 – 18/05/2024


North East is the pathfinder project in North East England for
ArtWorks: Developing Practice in Participatory Settings, a new special
initiative which supports the continuing professional development of
artists working in participatory settings. A special initiative from the
Paul Hamlyn Foundation, ArtWorks is a workforce scheme that seeks to
meet the needs of artists at different stages in their careers – from
the aspiring young artist embarking on training, to experienced
practitioners who wish to progress their output. It is seeking to build
on good practice to enhance the existing development infrastructure.

The format for the conference
includes critical conversations, panel discussions, PechaKucha-style
presentations and breakout sessions, with plenty of opportunities to
network with colleagues. The conference considers ArtWorks North East’s
pilot activities over the past couple of years and our plans for the


This is a free conference although
booking is required. Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.
Please print out and bring your ticket with you.

For further information visit www.artworks.u.org.uk.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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