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People Place Power – 14 & 15 June 2018

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People Place Power – 14 & 15 June 2018

People Place Power is a two-day conference by Creative People and Places to provoke, challenge and move forward inclusive approaches to arts engagement. It will unpick the themes of power, collaboration, ownership, relevance and place through a series of rich conversations, with an emphasis on learning and practice.

When Jun 14, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 15, 2018 05:00 PM
Where Lighthouse, Wolverhampton
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Attendees Cultural organisations interested in broadening engagement and involving communities in their work
Artists interested in socially engaged practice
People working for and with Creative People and Places projects
Others interested in inclusive engagement practice and place-based approaches
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Hosted by CPP project Creative Black Country, the conference will bring together leading voices from within and beyond the arts sector, as well as participants, artists and Creative People and Places teams.

Conference timing to be confirmed, see website for further details.


Compered by performance artist Talia Randall confirmed speakers include Sathnam Sanghera (author: The Boy with the TopKnot); Jessica Thom (Touretteshero); Sir Nicholas Serota (Arts Council England); Chrissie Tiller (cultural thinker and author of Power Up); Matthew Peacock (Streetwise Opera); Stella Duffy (Fun Palaces); Anne Torregiani (The Audience Agency); Moira Sinclair (Paul Hamlyn Foundation); Jane Finnis (Culture 24); Mark Robinson (Thinking Practice); Ailbhe Murphy (Create); Jeanette Bain-Burnett (Greater London Authority); Viktoria Nguema (Arts Council Sweden); Helen Bovey (Icarus); Claire Doherty (Arnolfini); Andrew Barnett (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation); Sarah Gee (Indigo Consulting); Sarah Boiling and Clare Thurman, Catherine Hearne (Helix Arts); Dr Alastair Roy (University of Central Lancashire); Sarah Robertson (Colston Hall).


Prices: £190+VAT EARLY BIRD PRICE UNTIL 29th MARCH 2018; £250+VAT thereafter. A limited number of discounted places for freelancers are available. Please email for details.

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