ART AT WORK: EXPLORING POTENTIAL
WEDNESDAY JULY 8 2015
BRIGHTON ALDRIDGE COMMUNITY ACADEMY
ARTS EDUCATION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
How can we ensure young people in Brighton & Hove profit from the extraordinary range of creative industries in our city?
This free event provides a practical look at the previous Art at Work programme (see below), which was delivered through a two-year partnership between the Aldridge Academies in Brighton & Hove, Photoworks, Lighthouse and creative industries in the city.
Teachers will develop new ideas for practical application in the classroom, while creative industry professionals will discover accessible ways to engage young people and connect with schools.
Previous Lighthouse events in the Art at Work programme:
Family Fakes: participants were inspired to create a fantasy family portrait
Orbit Ever After Filmmaking Workshop: a screening and filmmaking workshop
Game Jam with Hide and Seek: games designers put young people at the heart of the Brighton Digital Festival
Cube Cola Trading Post: wildcrafting cola from an open source recipe, reverse-engineered from the original Coke
Choose from a series of innovative workshops led by young people, teachers – from PACA (Portslade Aldridge Community Academy) and BACA (Brighton Aldridge Community Academy) – and industry professionals.
Photographic stories – use photography and handmade props to explore identity. Workshop by Marysa Dowling (photographer) and students from PACA.
Careering around the city – contribute to an app in development to help young people find out about creative businesses in the city. Workshop by Alex Buckley from Rolemop Arts, with teachers and students from PACA and Sharon Mee, Art at Work.
Digital platforms – hear about a school’s Pinterest project and other platforms to support digital learning. Workshop by Andrew Sleigh, Creative Producer at Lighthouse, with Chris Mellett, Head of ICT, PACA.
Fast art – design, make, sell; a model for arts and enterprise. Workshop by Sophie Giblin from Kollektiv Gallery, Cathy Chirnside, Head of Art, BACA and students from BACA.
Tickets: This event is free but spaces are limited, so early booking on Eventbrite is advised
Venue: Brighton Aldridge Community Academy, Lewes Road, Brighton BN1 9PW
Date: July 8 2015
Developed in partnership with Our Future City – a conversation across the city that seeks to improve the lives and life-chances of children and young people through cultural engagement and creative skill.
Find out more about our two-year arts education programme and the project partners here: Art at Work.
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