The Art of Self-Organising, New Modes of Networking and Cross-Border Solidarities
Date: 27th October
Time: 3 – 5:00pm
Venue: NewBridge, Carliol House
Self-organising has a long history in the arts and cultural sector influencing diverse methods of production and participation. Borne out of creativity, politics and necessity it has to date produced a rich range of practices and ways of working.
Join us – artists, curators, producers, programmers, activists, educators, critics – in this open forum to explore a timely re-thinking of how self-organisation today moves beyond the somewhat limiting labels of ‘non-profit’, ‘artist-run’ or ‘alternative’. With visiting contributors from across the UK, Europe and the US we will share initiatives exploring new models of governance, new platforms for cultural participation and active citizenship plus innovative and strategic cross-border networking.
Our discussion will be framed by a keynote from Adnan Abdul Ghani, initiator of the autonomous Support Group Network (SGN) at Restad Gard Asylum Centre, Sweden. Followed by a short presentation by Chrissie Tiller from her Power Up.
This Learning Lab forum is a collaboration between Counterpoints Arts, University of York Migration Network and the Cultural Significance of Place Project, University of Newcastle.
Image credit: Abdinasir Oma