Tuesday 26 July 2011 Cubitt Education’s Festival of Blackboards continues with a free seminar critically exploring the relationships between arts education, fine art practice, artistic models of production, and the ‘creative industries’. What is particular or unique about artistic concepts of labour and production? Who might control and regulate production in the creative industries? How […]
Monday 18 July 2011 Cubitt Education opens the Festival of Blackboards, our summer programme exploring arts education, with a timely seminar focusing on art in schools. For many people working in the visual arts, the art room at school was unlike any other classroom; whether a quiet refuge or lively mess it could always be […]
From 19th – 31st July 2011 Cubitt Education presented the first ever Festival of Blackboards; a series of free events exploring the future of arts and education.
Artist and craftsperson Andrea Taylor, worked with a small group of dementia sufferers at St. Luke’s Community Centre, to create works in ceramics. A special set of tea-light holders was made for the Spring Ball 2011. Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer
As part of the Picturing Democracy Project, pupils from Elizabeth Garret Anderson School met with staff from Islington Town Hall, interviewed them, and took their portraits. They met with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, with different, and equally valuable roles, within the life of Islington Council and the Town Hall: cleaners; porters; the registrar; […]
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Between Thursday 3 June and Friday 16 July 2010 Cubitt Education presented an exhibition of work at Islington Museum. The work was created during our programme of enriching and inspiring activities in partnership with local schools. The projects on display included: Picturing Democracy / Picturing Community: a series of photographic portraits of Councillors and local […]
The Enchanted Gardens: a series of creative garden parties in the Kings Cross area for local older people. Events included: a sensory walk and bark rubbings in Barnsbury Wood (Islington’s smallest and least-well-known nature reserve) where we met a toad, long-tailed tits, took photographs of new blossom, and did a ‘mirror-walk’ amongst the treetops a […]
We held a small exhibition of works from across the programme in Studio Two, our first Community Studio, at Cubitt itself. Projects on display included Picturing Democracy; new posters and collages from Cubitt Seniors Art School; and work from Photoshop Club at Elizabeth Garret Anderson School.
A photo portrait session held at Islington Town Hall in which a group of young people took pictures of Islington Council and Town Hall staff.