Want to develop your artistic practice? Based in South-West? Read on…

29 Sep

Finding Your Way Day

An opportunity for artists to widen networks, share feedback and get advice on practice and projects

Louise K Wilson (excerpt)

Louise K Wilson (excerpt)

Wednesday 20 October 2010

Barrington Court, Somerset

Organised by Reveal partner Somerset Art Works (SAW) as part of SCION – the sixteen-month contemporary art programme at Barrington Court curated by Beacon Art Project in partnership with the National Trust.

‘Finding Your Way Day’ is designed primarily for emerging art practitioners in Somerset – but all are welcome!

Image:Louise k Wilson

Features presentations from SCION’s curator, John Plowman and exhibiting artist Louise K Wilson.

Louise K. Wilson’s artwork takes the form of installations, sound pieces, live events and videos.

Also features recent graduates from the University of Lincoln, Amelia Beavis-Harrison and Alan Armstrong

Presenting together they will share their experience of establishing their practices and various projects since graduation three years ago.

Plus, there is an opportunity for artists to take part in a special Pecha Kucha! – a simple Power Point presentation format where each artist show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images forward automatically and the artist talks along to the images, in this way each artist will be able to present their work for 6 minutes 40 seconds.

There will be an hour for lunch and networking, breakout workshops and the day will finish at 1600.


£15 each, £10 for students , £20 on the door,

Cost includes lunch and refreshments.

To book a place contact

e-mail Info@somersetartwork.org.uk

Telephone: 01458 253800

To submit proposals to take part in the Pecha Kucha

send:  A CD of 20 images, each no more than 20 seconds long. In an envelope marked Pecha Kucha to:

SAW Office

The Town Hall, Bow Street, Langport, Somerset TA10 9QR

By Tuesday 12 Oct.

Successful applicants will be notified prior to the event.

‘Finding Your Way Day’ has been programmed to coincide with ‘Artist Led’, an exploration into artist led initiatives, enterprises and activities in Somerset. The exhibition at The Brewhouse in Taunton runs from Saturday 16 Oct – Saturday 20 Nov.

This event is supported by Arts Council England and Local Action for Rural Communities (LARC).

One Response to “Want to develop your artistic practice? Based in South-West? Read on…”

  1. Nicola Streeten October 2, 2010 at 8:54 am #

    The Finding Your Way day looks to spark stimulating debate among artists and workers in the field of visual arts.

    We are hoping people will come from beyond the SW and share experiences from their own locations….as Beacon is doing!

    Beacon is included in a feature on Rural Initiatives in this month’s a-n magazine….read more at http://www.a-n.co.uk/publications/article/707062/73720

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