The Provider Approach Session 2: Monday 30th May 2022, 11am-1pm Another Way Home explores housing and accommodation opportunities for people with complex support needs (such as learning disabilities, complex needs and autism). We will draw upon local and national models that are run by families and carers themselves, ways to own your own home, use personal budgets, secure enhanced housing benefit and find local providers to get the home that’s right for you.
Project Art Works publishes book of intimate portraits by artist/maker Paul Colley. Paul Colley has created a substantial body of work in collaboration with the photographer and artist, Georgie Scott. The release of this selection of playful and intimate photographic portraits presents a window into Paul’s world, where you meet the people important to him, and his creative process within and outside of the studios is revealed. Through subtle direction from Paul, Georgie sets up complex environments and table-based installations.
Ahead of documenta fifteen opening in Kassel, Germany, in June 2022, there is an online programme of talks between the collectives. For the fifth episode of lumbung konteks, Project Art Works and Trampoline House will discuss navigating systems of care and control. Join us on Sunday, 10 April, at 12.30pm, live-streamed onYouTube in English with simultaneous translation into German language and International Sign Language. Trampoline Houseand Project Art Worksin conversation with sociologist Yasmin Gunaratnam, will discuss conditions of dependency imposed by state institutions, and how we are all affected by them in unequal ways.
Project Art Works are delighted to announce that we are one of three recipients for the £150,000 Award for Civic Arts Organisations by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and King’s College London Yesterday the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch), in partnership with King’s College London, announced the recipients of the Second Award for Civic Arts Organisations. The three organisations that will be receiving this prestigious award were The Art House in Wakefield, In Place of War in Manchester and Project Art Works.
Project Art Works’ Illuminating the Wilderness is being screened at the BFI along with No Church in the Wild and Tessellate as part of the BFI Experimenta programme. Experimenta celebrates artist films and alternative moving-image culture; works that break with convention. Date: Tuesday 26th April Time: 18.15 Location: BFI, London Book tickets here. As part of the screening, artist from Project Art Works will take part in a panel discussion talking about the making of the film Illuminating the Wilderness, made in 2018.
February 2022 Support Collective Round-up: Adults with complex support needs, their families and carers We started this meet up with a grounding visualisation to enable members to relax and focus on our time together. The group shared with honesty some of the challenges they are facing, and this led to further discussion on these topics. How do you cope? Balancing caring responsibilities, life, and work is difficult and sometimes overwhelming, one member said that they were really struggling.
Ignition – Project Art Works closing event Saturday 26th March, 2pm – 4pm Hastings Contemporary, Hastings As part of the Ignition programme Project Art Works will be holding an afternoon of activity in our exhibition studio space at Hastings Contemporary. No booking necessary, entrance fees apply (free entry for carers and disabled people). 2pm – 4pm Drawing workshop in the studio space Enjoy drawing in our exhibition studio space where audience members will be invited to make their mark in a collaborative drawing exercise with Artist Facilitators from the Project Art Works team.
This Spring, artist/makers from Project Art Works took part in a group residency at Rye Harbour Discovery Centre in East Susssex. The residency offered Project Art Works artist/makers space in which to explore their creative processes, in particular in relation to the natural world. As well as making work, artist/makers were able to explore the surrounding landscape and nature. The artists taking part in the residency included Charlie Stephens, Charlie Thomas, Gabby R, Neville Jermyn and Will Shepperd.
Easter Art Breaks Sessions are open for applications. Art Breaks focusses on children and young people with complex needs, alongside their parents, carers and non-learning disabled peers. These workshops will be taking place in a COVID responsible way. Details of this will be emailed to families before the sessions. Dates in April: Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th There are two sessions per day, 10.
Support Collective workshop: Another Way Home Session 1: Monday 25th April 2022, 11am-1pm This workshop has passed: watch the recording on Youtube Read the accompanying resources Another Way Home will explore housing and accommodation opportunities for people with complex support needs (such as learning disabilities, complex needs and autism). We will draw upon local and national models that are run by families and carers themselves, ways to own your own home, use personal budgets, secure enhanced housing benefit and find local providers to get the home that’s right for you.