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Come Together

As we move out of lockdown, how can we create the shared spaces and experiences we need in order to connect and come together?

‘Come Together’ is an exciting new programme of public events, training, co-creation and commissions exploring these questions and more. It will take place from Summer – Autumn 2021.

The programme is designed to support artists and communities to work together to develop new skills in ‘hybrid’ arts practices (digital and physical) and to co-create new inclusive spaces or experiences. The programme will explore:

– Inspiring examples of practices that mix digital and physical tools and methods
– The barriers and challenges we face in finding safe hybrid ways to come together
– What more inclusive hybrid tools, spaces and experiences could look like
– What we can make to come together differently and how we can share through hybrid means

These questions and more will be explored through:

– public talks and training workshops (Summer 2021)
– four artist and two digital storyteller commissions (Summer 2021)
– showcasing and sharing learning (Autumn 2021)

Read the full Project Outline

Five Questions: Coming Together in and out of a pandemic

Throughout this project, members of the Knowle West community will share how they came together during the pandemic. Each week new audio recordings will be added to this page as an introduction to our community and as a way to inspire how we might stay connected in the future.

by Georgia Hall, Arts Producer at KWMC

by Ella Chedburn, Programme Assistant at KWMC

by Martha King, Arts Programme Manager at KWMC

More information

Are you an artist or creative technologist making inspiring hybrid work? We would love to hear from you, as there will be opportunities for artists to showcase work and share practice throughout the programme. Email martha.king@kwmc.org.uk

The call out opportunity for Artist Commissions (Artist Brief) and Digital Storyteller (Digital Storyteller Brief) has now passed.

 

Credits

The ‘Come Together’ project is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.  

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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