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ONGOING: Saturdays Social – Ings (Holding, Shaking, Gazing, Net-Working) & An Edible Portion of Truth are two artworks created in parallel by Lucy Steggals & Ania Bas in collaboration with Islington residents.
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 […]
Saturday 18 August 2-5pm A selection of images from our marvellous Arts Picnic on Islington Green this year. Lucy Steggals and Ania Bas have been working with participants in the Saturday Socials programme in monthly workshops at Cubitt or through the Home Library Service at sheltered accommodation settings in the borough. With these groups Lucy and […]
On Wednesday 27th June we were joined by over 180 local residents at Islington’s Assembly Hall for a celebration of the creativity of older people in the borough, and had a jolly good time! With the theme ‘Welcome to the Future’ there was a wide range of making, playing, drawing, dancing, drinking, eating and watching […]
Join us for this year’s edition of Cubitt’s annual Summer Ball: Welcome to the Future on Wednesday 27th June 2pm to 5pm at Islington Assembly Hall. The line-up includes a dance showcase with Counterpoint Dance, Funky Disco Dancers and Dances from the Musicals, film, sound and moving image work made with artists in two care […]
…here are some photos from our WORD Festival– funded workshop with Benjamin A Owen at The Mildmays on Friday 18 May: Ben is working with residents at The Mildmays, a trio of Extra Care settings run by Notting Hill Genesis to create work to be displayed at […]