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.
In December Sadie Edginton (Cubitt Community studio holder) has been working with residents at 73 Mildmay Street. As her practice Sadie is interested in personalising the sometimes generic decor of the care setting. Sadie has been running drop-in workshops with residents to create fabric collage sections which will be brought together into larger scale wall […]
Join us for the launch of a new film by Elsa James commissioned as part of Cubitt’s 3-year Going Places programme. Saturday 7th December, 2-5pm All Change 27 Dingley Pl, London EC1V 8BR Still from Love in Social Practice , Elsa James 2019 In 2018, through No Shortlists a project devised by Joshua Sofaer, Cubitt commissioned Elsa […]
During August 2019, young people from across Islington took part in Creative Tracks, a 12-day Institute of Anything Summer School, hosted by Central St Martin’s Archway. They produced GIFs, short films, zines, photography portraits, carnival masks and poetry. They also visited the ‘Get Up Stand Up Now’ exhibition at Somerset House and shared their skills with […]
As part of 11 by 11 Culture Bank, Cubitt have been commissioned by Islington Cultural Enrichment & School Improvement teams to develop and programme 12 creative CPD sessions for educators in Islington over the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The programme will culminate in a symposium in June 2020. “Fun, concise and well presented, with fresh and […]
Going Places was a series of workshops and events which took place at Cubitt and off-site in community and public spaces as part of a programme exploring engaged practice, delivered in partnership with All Change. For more information on the programme download the festival here Image: Ania Bas Still Life Wednesday 2 Oct Residents at Duval […]
Going Places 2019 A series of workshops and events taking place at Cubitt and off-site in community and public spaces as part of a programme exploring engaged practice, delivered in partnership with All Change. Since 2017 Cubitt’s Education Curator Esther Collins has been working with invited groups and artists to explore the development of […]
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 […]