Workshop

GROUNDWERK 5.2 // Economical Practice & Maintaining Agency

30 May 2019

Event times

18:30 - 20:00

Cost of entry

Free, but booking essential

Turf Projects

Croydon
England, United Kingdom

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  • East Croydon Station

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How can we make in a way that is economical? What skills and resources do we have at our fingertips, and what possibilities are provided by working with what we already have to hand?

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// THURS 30 MAY 6:30-8PM
// FREE & OPEN TO ALL
// AT TURF, 46/47 TRINITY COURT (GROUND FLOOR), WHITGIFT SHOPPING CENTRE, CROYDON CR0 1UQ

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How can we make in a way that is economical? What skills and resources do we have at our fingertips, and what possibilities are provided by working with what we already have to hand? Why does being resourceful matter in the long term? Join Sean Roy Parker for a discussion around these themes, and put what you’ve learnt into action with a practical introduction to pickling. We will collectively problem-solve and carve out new ways to navigate economy and autonomy. Please bring an empty jar to fill with sauerkraut!

Groundwerk is a monthly series of free practical workshops for artists and creatives wishing to gain the skills to support their practice.

This workshop is free to attend and open to all but booking is recommended, as spaces are limited.

// ABOUT SEAN ROY PARKER

Sean Roy Parker is an artist, environmentalist and social worker living in London. He has recently exhibited in ‘The romance of flowers’; at Kingsgate Project Space, London, ‘Permission Slip’ at Good Press, Glasgow, ‘SURPLUS’ at Peak Art, London (all 2018) and has an upcoming commission with Chaos Magic, Nottingham. Parker runs Brixton Pound Café, London’s only radical pay-what-you-can community café recognised as an Urban Food Hero by Mayor of London, and is a Lead Artist on Get The Message, Camden Arts Centre’s Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools programme.

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