Artist and Stakeholder Visioning Workshop
28 August 2019, 7pm-9pm
Community partners and artists come together to share their thoughts on art in the neighbourhood, the needs of the beneficiaries, and potential ideas for co-creation of the artwork.
17 September, 8 October & 19 November 2019 | 21 January 2020
Artists will gather together with the P!D team to discuss progress and critique each other’s work.
Practical Approaches on Participatory Arts Workshop
4 September 2019, 7pm-9pm* | 7 September 2019, 10am-6pm
An introductory workshop for artists on engaging and working with communities (e.g. seniors, families, & children etc) through the arts.
Key Learning Points:
• Practical skills when working with diverse communities
• Designing arts programmes that are relevant to the community
• Participatory techniques in field observations, neighbourhood mapping, and interviews through hands-on activities
• The application of participatory design skills
• Hands-on experience working with community stakeholders
More information and a sign-up form can be found here.
*4 September 2019, 7pm-9pm is an introductory meeting for artists to get to know each other and the project better.
Saturdays from 9 November to 21 December 2019*
Work alongside community members to design 4 art installations in MacPherson which celebrates the stories of the residents and the unique qualities of the neighbourhood.
*Each artist to choose two dates out of the seven.
January to February 2020
Make the ideas come alive by co-creating the art installations with residents. Whether it’s painting, sculpting, or photo taking, the residents will be invited to take part in some way so that they can make the pieces their own!
21 March 2020
Arts Trail @ MacPherson showcases the co-created artworks of Arts@MacPherson where the public is invited to be charmed and inspired by the neighbourhood stories from both artists and residents. Participants will also be invited to contribute to the artwork itself as they explore the hidden gems of the area.
End March 2020
Community partners and artists will be invited to share their thoughts on their Arts@MacPherson experience through an interview with Participate in Design.
Thank You Gathering
25 March 2020
To celebrate the collaboration between all those involved in the initiative, we will end off the project with a thank you dinner as a time of gratitude and reflection.