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Making Time workshop

11 May 2024

Regular hours

Sat, 11 May
12:30 – 15:30

Cost of entry

£7 + eventbrite fees

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Alpha Pro Creative

Derby
England, United Kingdom

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Making Time is a workshop-based project which explores the 'folk concept' of time as communicated through visual contemporary art. (Suitable for ages 16+).

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Making Time: A Creative Workshop

What is time? Does time really pass? Is there something special about the present? Can we use our own intuition to allow us to understand what time is?

Our intuitions, or our ‘gut feelings’, may hold a clue about what time is. These intuitions form what we call the 'folk concept' of time. Making Time is an interesting and unique project that uses visual contemporary art to explore these intuitions or 'folk concept' of time.

This half-day workshop has been created for those with no experience in philosophy. Our aim is to introduce you to philosophical basics where together we will explore and discuss the fascinating concept of time. We will then all create a small piece of art which communicates our own intuitions of time.

These pieces of artwork will form a collective body of work of how ‘we’ view time. With your permission, your work will be featured on the project website and may be selected for publication at a later date. (Please note, if you decide that you do not want the piece you create to be entered into the archive, this choice will be respected).

For more information on the workshop and/or my research, visit:

https://www.kerrylangsdale.co.uk

You can also find a free guide on how to engage with this workshop on my website, under the 'Resources' tab.

Venue: Alpha Pro Creative, Derby.

Please note the following:

1. The event is appropriate for people aged 16+, it is unsuitable for anyone below the age of 16.

2. I will be running several workshops for different groups of people. Please choose one date per person.

3. This venue has no catering options. I will provide some light snacks, but please plan accordingly.

4. This venue is wheelchair accessible. If you have further accessibility needs, please contact me via the contact form on my website: www.kerrylangsdale.co.uk

5. The Art of Time is run as a Not-For-Profit, so any funds received through ticket sales, product purchases, donations, etc, are all put back into the project.

About Kerry Langsdale:

Kerry is a Philosopher of Time and PhD candidate at The University of Nottingham. Kerry is passionate about promoting and engaging in philosophy and making it accessible to all. Alongside this, Kerry has a deep interest in contemporary art and is involved with several collaborations with local, visual artists. If you wish to reach out to Kerry about running the workshop in your area or are interested in collaboration, please visit the contact page on the website.

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