Tate Modern Workshop

Resourcefulness, Art and Everyday Life With University of Brighton, MA Inclusive Arts Practice

Explore the theme of resourcefulness through practical playful activities and collaboration

Increasingly in our art practices as well as everyday lives we have to be resourceful in the ways we use materials, money, time and space. As a society we face the question of how to provide sufficient, appropriate secure housing, good quality healthcare for all, meaningful jobs, a sustainable use of our environment and sustenance to secure mental and physical wellbeing.

Join discussions and interactions about resourcefulness and the ethical issues this might raise.

Drop-in to make artworks from the materials and resources we have around us in Tate Exchange: the space itself, the art collection, our time and skills and the light and sounds in the spaces as they change throughout the day.

This event is programmed by the University of Brighton, a Tate Exchange Associate.

About the University of Brighton

From small beginnings in 1850s Brighton, the University of Brighton has grown to a complex and diverse institution based in three towns across the south coast of England. Our ethos is defined by four core values:

  • inclusivity
  • sustainability
  • creativity
  • partnership

Our students are part of a dynamic, diverse and creative community that embraces partnership working and that makes a positive difference to society.

MA Inclusive Arts Practice is aimed at artists or individuals from related fields who are working in healthcare, education, the arts or the community sector. It aims to equip students with the necessary skills to initiate and manage truly inclusive arts projects with diverse and marginalised groups, for example those with learning difficulties or experiencing social exclusion due to economic or health reasons.

BA Fine Art Sculpture is one of the few courses in the country that offers sculpture in its widest sense as a specialist subject. Students learn the core approaches to materials, space and form, as well as examining the wider fields of installation, performance, digital 3D modelling, photography, video, light and sound. In a supportive studio environment the course challenges students to explore and transform materials, space and meaning, developing their sculptural language.

Tate Modern

Tate Exchange

Blavatnik Building, Level 5

London SE1 9TG
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20 February 2018 at 12.00–18.00

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