Author: S.o.S

International Travels

Inspiring Malaga


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I recently returned from Malaga, which in the guidebooks says, “not the prettiest of cities.” It’s true, the city is not typically picturesque, has been planned with lots of blocks of flats and is quite run down. However as the birthplace of Picasso, there had to be something fresh and creative going on, and I

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Festivals

The People’s Festival Brighton


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When I first heard about The People’s Festival, (which is in its first year and took place on Brightons Hove Lawns,) I immediately thought our Inclusive Spraypaint workshop should be part of the creative offering, as it would dovetail perfectly. The way it all came together reflected how most of my projects seem to work,  I had the

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MA Inclusive Art Practice

Pause, reflect, evolve


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All of a sudden I’ve completed my Inclusive Arts Practice MA (IAP)..Where did that time go? We all enjoyed our group exhibition at the University of Brighton and now its all over, I’m thinking about different ways to implement a conscious art practice which tangibly benefits the community in the longer term. Over the summer while waiting for my results I’m planning lots of collaborations

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MA Inclusive Art Practice

Intuition


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Why intuition is an important creative skill for Inclusive Arts Practitioners. Inclusive Arts Practitioners have the ability to dig beneath the surface and read people and situations accurately. They are incredibly observant, and that makes their thought process both deep and complex. They don’t take things for what they may seem to be on first impression and have

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Festivals, Youth Engagement

Beltane Fire Festival


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The first festival of 2015 was a very creative experience and this is my third year of being invited to create the children’s & teenage spray-painting art space at “Into The Wild Festival.” We celebrated spring on the May bank holiday at the Beltaine Fire Festival. Its always a really fun experience engaging teens and young festival goers with

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