Show More

Inclusivity & Audiences Symposium

Guest Speaker & facilitator

Birmingham Conference, Aston

11 February 2019

Organised by AMA

Art and Education 

Budapest Seminar

5 - 7 November 2018


Bringing together an invited group of 30 practitioners from across Europe and beyond experimenting with radical approaches to art education as a critical practice.

Organised by Evens Foundation in partnership with Kava Drama Theatre in Education.

Challenging the language of arts funding

Arts & Place Regional Conversation

Primary, Nottingham. 

6 March 2018

Co-chairing with Suzannah Bedford, The Renewal Trust.
We will discuss the term “hard to reach” that sound negative when describing communities who do not engage with the arts. 

Empowering young people through creativity
Emerge – Artists Training

The Mighty Creatives & UK Young Artists
University of Derby

8 January 2018
A creative session covering the best ways to approach and engage communities.  

Guest speaker 
Arts Policy & Management (MA)
Birkbeck University of London
30 November 2017

Sarah Turner 'Public House' 

The pub as a place for resistance

Nottingham Contemporary
12 October 2017

Chairing the screening and panel discussion

What is public engagement & socially engaged practice?
Guest speaker & facilitator

STUDIOBOOK 2017 Programme for artists
Mark Deveraux Projects, Manchester.
21 July 2017

Collider Conversations: Moving Diversity Forward

Threshold Studios (UK)

2016 - 2017

Co-curating this series of informal debates that bring together experts, creatives and audiences to discuss key topics in unexpected spaces. 

Creative projects for the people, by the people

Guest speaker

Creative Scene, West Yorkshire.
THE SOCIAL: Socially engaged practice
6 April 2017


Radical Black Art Working Convention Revisited
Nottingham Contemporary

18 – 19 March 2017
Co-hosting the two day event. 

Politics+social justice+community activism +creativity = Me
Guest speaker
shifting loyalties
Idle women
Pendle, Lancashire.
8 – 12 December 2016

This gathering offers a space for women to hold critical conversations, build connections and friendships, excavate our histories and forge a different future.

Unspeakable Things Unspoken
Transatlantic Slavery – A Public Conversation

Nottingham Contemporary
12 -13 October 2016

Chairing the discussion, slavery and community history.
Guest panel: Lisa Robinson (Bright Ideas) and Toyin Agbetu (Ligali)

“In an ideal world, we wouldn’t be having this conversation…”
Guest speaker
OPEN16: Decolonising the Campus/Decolonising the Arts
Lancaster Arts, Lancaster University

12 May 2016

Visiting lecturer Goldsmiths University, London

MA Participatory & Community Arts Course

5 December 2012