Cubitt Education is part of an artist-led organisation based in Islington, London. We work locally with schools, community centres and groups providing a diverse range of artist-led activities.
Throughout 2018, Cubitt Education hosted visits from Education staff at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw as part of an Erasmus-funded exchange project. Ujazdowski staff have been expanding their experience of engagement techniques and travelled to Amsterdam to learn storytelling techniques, before taking part in workshops with older people at Cubitt with Lucy Steggals and Joshua […]
Confirmed artists include Gisela Torres, Betsy Dadd, Belinda Zhawi, Levi-Naidu Mitchell and Soofiya. More to be announced soon… Register your interest here Check out the 2018 Summer School here.
Artists Paul Crook and JMC Hayes, resident at St Luke’s Community Centre, created a short film portrait of the EC1 Multicultural Woman’s Group for the occasion of International Woman’s day. They facilitated a number of sessions where members of the community brought along objects of meaning that illustrated a part of their personal story. […]
Sadie Edginton has written a piece in response to taking part in Joshua Sofaer’s No Shortlist workshop. Sadie and Joshua both have studios at 73 Mildmay Street Extra Care setting, as part of a partnership project with Cubitt and Notting Hill Genesis. Image credit: Sadie Edginton Here is an excerpt: After introductions, Joshua explained the premise […]
Cubitt Education is seeking an artist to take residence from mid-January 2019 in a community studio based at Arts and Media School Islington (AMSI), a secondary school in north Islington with excellent links across the local community. License fees are £150pcm, all bills (and wifi) inclusive. Studio sizes is approx. 215sq. Taking on a studio at AMSI will involve artists donating […]
“I enjoyed being given a space to express my creativity in different ways the most,” Institute of Anything participant We are inviting teachers and young people from Islington secondary schools to host an eight-week Institute of Anything project next spring. This after school programme will be structured as an enquiry into how we can nurture creative autonomy in […]
Sadie Edgington has taken on the second studio at The Mildmays alongside Joshua Sofaer. Sadie graduated this year from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Contemporary Art: Public Sphere and has many years experience of running workshops and engaged practice research projects with all ages. With a background in sculpture, Sadie works with materials and […]
In autumn 2018 Peel Art Group have been working with Hayley Harrison to respond to a local walk around Spa Fields. Using abstract photographs they took, and a GPS route map of their walk as a starting point they experimented with line, using trace mono prints techniques, drawing and sewing. Drawings and photos by […]
This October, Saturday Socials participants are hosting a mini-festival in three acts. Participants are co-devising sessions with Ania Bas, Lucy Steggals and Joshua Sofaer. The groups usually meet in three different locations and are coming together for discussion, exchange and making. The mini-festival Part 1 took place on 10th October with a visit to Tate […]
Cubitt Education is excited to announce details of the artists who have taken on a studio at Arts and Media School Islington (AMSI), a secondary school in north London and the newest addition to our portfolio of community studios. Betsy Dadd, Esther McManus, Janetka Platun and the Schooling & Culture Collective have all taken residence at AMSI. The programme sees a disused technology […]
During August 2018, 18 Islington young people spent an intensive three weeks developing their art practice and working towards Arts Award during our Institute of Anything Summer School. Hosted by Central St Martin’s and delivered in partnership with their Insights team, the summer school provided the group with a taste of art school. “It has […]
4.30pm – 6.15pm, Thursday 11th October 2018, Cubitt Artists, 8 Angel Mews, London, N1 9HH What is mastery? Is struggling in maths and art always a bad thing? Do you need to be a master in a subject in order to teach it? Cubitt Education and family maths charity, Maths on Toast, are […]