Online Talk: Creative Space

Friday 2 July 10am – 12noon (Zoom)

Together We Are Stronger display in Middle Street, Yeovil (Partnership with LoveYeovil, funded by South Somerset District Council)

Creative Space is an online event in which we bring together guest speakers from across the UK, exploring the cultural value that artists and organisations can offer for community and in public spaces.

What are the impact and benefits that are offered by art and creativity on cultural regeneration?
How do we create space that has shared purposes?

SPEAKERS

Principles of Co-creation
by Kim Wide, CEO, Take A Part
Kim Wide MBE is Founder, CEO and Artistic Director of Take A Part. She received an MBE in the 2020 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for ‘Services to Social Engagement in the Arts’. Take A Part: takeapart.org.uk

Local authority partnership and cultural regeneration
by Kath Wynne-Hugue, Strategic Lead for Cultural Development at Kirklees Council
Kath Wynne-Hague has worked across Local Government since 2007; cultural development; engagement and education; project management; and as an independent practitioner with experience ranging from voluntary and community action; health and wellbeing in care settings; visitor economy and cultural business development. She works with partners, communities, and stakeholders to generate new ideas and creative solutions.

Creation of physical space for creatives and cultural activities in the neighbourhood
by Jack Gibbon, Director, Bricks
Jack Gibbons, founder of BRICKS, is a producer and organisation director with a passion for supporting cross sector creative collaborations and developing the ecology for visual arts practice in Bristol. www.bricksbristol.org/team/jack-gibbon

Social enterprise, capital project and impact of economic and social development
by Georgie Grant: Onion Collective
Georgie Grant. director at Onion Collective, her work focuses on building community power. She co-ordinates the delivery of multiple community action projects and leads on community engagement. She is a fervent believer that by connecting people and organisations into a strong network the social infrastructure of a place is strengthened and becomes more resilient. www.onioncollective.co.uk

Linking with the youth
by Tom Goddard
Tom is a visual artist, Based in Cardiff, with a social arts practice in which he works with young people and the community to consider the past and envision the future. Tom is working with Yeovil Art Space new commission. thomas-goddard.com

Art in Public Spaces
by Denman & Gould
Denman & Gould (Eleanor Goulding and Russell Denman) is an art and design studio, based in Dorset, specialising in public and community-based projects. They work across multiple disciplines, from the design and build of large-scale public art projects. Eleanor and Russell are currently working with Yeovil Art Space new commission. denmangould.com

Shapes of Yeovil
by You and Me Architecture
You and Me is a multi-disciplinary architecture platform who believe that even the smallest interventions can have a big impact and community participation. They have been appointed by Yeovil Refresh to create public artwork in Middle Street. Exhibition at Yeovil Art Space from 15 – 31 July 2021 youandmearchitecture.com

To attend, please registered via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkfuisrjMtE9CBtTtOpw0OhHRFXxxtseKQ
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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