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Artists and Educators Professional Development Day

Tue 11 Jun 2019, 9.45 am – 1 pm

Somerset

Hauser & Wirth Somerset and 5x5x5=creativity have come together again this year to host a special event for artists working in education. 5x5x5=creativity is an arts-based charity dedicated to supporting children and young people in their exploration and expression of creative ideas.

The exhibition ‘Unconscious Landscape. Works from the Ursula Hauser Collection’ will provide an exciting platform for teachers and artist practitioners to develop their skills for working with young people. This year we will respond to the rich themes raised by the exhibition with a focus on: dialogue and discourse, movement, drawing and sculpture through a range of short, practical activities.

This event is co-hosted by Dr. Penny Hay, Director of 5x5x5=creativity, Senior Lecturer in Arts Education and Research Fellow, Bath Spa University and practising artist as well as the Education Team at Hauser and Wirth Somerset.

Itinerary
9.45 am­ Coffee and registration
10.15 am Welcome and introductions
10.30 am Pecha Kucha presentations
11.10 am Gallery tours: Developing ways of looking, talking and responding to creative environments.
12.15 pm Activity: Responding to the exhibition by developing an activity for a specific group.
12.45 pm Sharing responses and discussion
1 pm Finish

Book lunch at Roth Bar & Grill and continue personal research on site in the afternoon by spending time in the exhibition ‘Unconscious Landscape. Works from the Ursula Hauser Collection’, explore the Book Lab celebrating Richard Scarry and visit Make Hauser & Wirth Somerset.

Attendees are invited to submit Pecha Kucha proposals. Pecha Kucha presentations are a rapid-fire performance of 20 image-rich slides. Each slide is shown for exactly 20 seconds before automatically moving to the next. The total presentation time is 6 minutes, 40 seconds.

If you would like to be included in this activity please submit by 17 May to education@hauserwirth.com.

Tickets are £5 and include refreshments and resources.

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