Dr Megan Wakefield recently completed a PhD researching peer learning amongst artists outside of formal educational systems. She explored how artists support, critique and inspire one another, how they share knowledge, and how the effects of numerous peer interactions feed into the development of creative and ‘professional’ practice. Find out more in discussion 2: ART DIY at #MAPsymposium
There will be a screening of Glossolalia by Tom Varley at #MAPsymposium. This is a very special event, as the film will be shown in the very studio in which it was made whilst Tom was taking part in the Futures residency here at Standpoint Gallery
Glossolalia was commissioned by Tramway, Glasgow
NETWORK WORTH: How can artists benefit from and be restricted by their work with institutions? Find out what Russell Martin, co-founder and one of the directors of Rational Rec thinks in discussion 3 at #MAPsymposium
What do artist-led and artist-focused organisations achieve? Find out what Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery, Manchester thinks at #MAPsymposium. Castlefield Gallery focus on developing and nurturing emerging artists and improving audience engagement with contemporary art. Get your tickets to find out how they do it!
David Cross encourages an ethos that is interdisciplinary, research-oriented and socially engaged in his role as MA pathways leader. Find out what thinks about how institutions can support and restrict artists in discussion 3 at #MAPsymposium, and check out his work as part of Cornford and Cross here: http://www.cornfordandcross.com/
Anthony Gross will discuss what artist-led organisations and initiatives can achieve in discussion 2 at #MAPsymposium. We’re sure his experience in generating project and studio spaces at The Old Police Station, Artist Village, Brockley, temporarycontemporary and Cartel will give him lots to contribute!