The Role of Artists on Connected Communities Projects

A warm invitation for everyone interested in the role of artists on Connected Communities programmes

Event on 23rd January in Manchester


What is the role of Artists on Connected Communities projects?

This day is an opportunity to hear about a project that has been exploring how artists have worked within Connected Communities programmes. it will include discussions of the project findings together with a chance to network and reflect on this process.

The event is to be held at Federation House directions here:



10am WELCOME Kate Pahl and team

10.15 Keri Facer, Leadership fellow for the Connected Communities programme introduces the programme

10.30 Bryony Enright,  more about Connected Communities from the research she has done

11.00 coffee

11.15 THE TEAM – the Artists legacy project – what we have learned so far

Presentations from the team as follows:

Presentation 1 A discourse analysis of the role of artists on CC projects

Presentation 2 Drawing as community forming

Presentation 3 Workshops/art/university spaces

1pm LUNCH plus art work display Zahir Rafiq and other artists

2pm Feedback from discussants: Anne Douglas and James Oliver


3.00 TEA

3.30 Closing talk: What do artists do all day?

Angela Piccini and Steve Pool, artists on Imagine and Productive Margins


Please book via Eventbrite here: by the 1st December

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