Future Space Programme 6 Dec

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Relationships between higher education and artists’ studios

Monday 6th December 2010, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, School
of Art, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B30 3BX.


10.30-11am Arrival, registration and refreshments

11.00 am     Welcome and introductions
             Chair: Caroline Foxhall, Cultural Advisor, followed by Val
             Millington, NFASP Director, outlining aims of the day.

11.10 am     Stuart Whipps, ex-BIAD student, lecturer and founder of NFASP
             member Grand Union. To set the local context and talk about own
             experiences of setting up Grand Union following college.

             11.30 am     Q&A with speaker

             11.40am        NFASP survey results 2010: Val Millington,
             NFASP director, with update on latest results on the state of the
             studio sector.

             ACME/Knowledge Transfer Partnership, ACME Chief Executive
             Jonathan Harvey, Arantxa Echarte (KTP Associate) and Graham
             Ellard (KTP Academic Supervisor and Reader in Art, Architecture
             and The Moving Image at Central Saint Martins) on reasons for
             embarking on the KTP, how it works, how it will involve other studio
             providers and how to share findings.

             Making the case for education/industry partnerships in the
             UK’s creative industries: Harriet Mancey-Barratt, engagement
             advisor, Creative & Cultural Skills.
12.40pm      Panel discussion with John Butler, head of Birmingham Art
             School, and Christoph Raatz, Executive Secretary of Council for
             Higher Education in Art and Design, responding to above

1pm          Lunch

2pm          Presentations of collaborations in development:

             Dan Crow from the arts organisation a space with Alan
             Schechner, Head of Visual and Interactive Arts, Solent University
             – on setting up studios in an ex-TK Maxx store for both graduates
             and practicing artists.

             Keith McIntyre, Director, Graduate Studio Northumbria on
             setting up the graduate studio and membership scheme at
             Northumbria University.

             Helen Legg, Director, Spike Island on setting up an MA
             programme with University of West England

2.45 pm      Q & A session for above presentations

             2.55 pm      Two options:

      Finding property/feasibility studies– session with emerging Worcester
      Contemporary Artists’ Dan Roach on his quest to carry out a feasibility
      study and identify property in Worcester with ACME Chief Executive and
      NFASP Trustee Jonathan Harvey and property developer and NFASP
      Trustee Maddy Carragher offering advice.

      Engagement – Kickstarting relationships with local art colleges –
      Judit Bodor, Programme Manager, East Street Arts – on partnerships
      with Leeds Metropolitan, and Leeds University, York St John, along with
      NFASP Trustee and Director of Krwoji Ross Williams, outlining their
      relationship with Falmouth Art College and the rural context, with Wendy
      Mason of aa2a on the role in forming relationships between artists and art

3.45 pm      Tea
             4pm NFASP AGM in main room for NFASP Members
             4pm For non-NFASP members: drinks in BIAD Gallery

5-7pm Coaches to Digbeth to visit Eastside Projects for drinks and exhibition of
the work of London-based US artist Carey Young, who works across a variety of
media. There is also an option to visit Grand Union (limited disabled access)
with a show of Grand Union Editions, a selection of works by studio holders
and exhibiting artists that are available to purchase as part of a subscription

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