Wednesday, June 10, 2020
12:00 AM
AirSpace Gallery
Across UK
a-n Artist Council

We are working with a-n The Artist Information Company to deliver Artists Make Change – a 12 month participatory R&D project designed to explore the role of the artist in society, and in particular to assess, and advocate for, how artists and art organisers can effectively work for change.

INFO on Artists Make Change

We have commissioned a series of 5 case study presentations from which we’ll be holding 5 corresponding Group Discussions – The discussions will take place online, on Zoom.

Making Change through Political Representation
facilitated by ROSS JARDINE
June 10th 7pm – 8.30pm
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Should artists be involved in the political system? How can artists be political representatives? What are the challenges facing artists as politicians? In this discussion, facilitated by Ross Jardine, an elected representative on the Greater London Authority, we will explore:

– how art and politics mix
– how to become a political representative
– how artists can benefit the political process
– how can you mix an art practice with being a poltical representative
– and more!

This discussion session runs in parallel to a presentation by Lena Šimić and Tim Jeeves – be sure to the watch the video before joining the discussion to get the most out of the experience. The presentation by Lena and Tim can be accessed by clicking HERE