Taking place on the idyllic Dartington Estate in Devon the a-n-supported Jamboree 2018 brought together 150 artists, curators and programmers from across the UK for lively discussion and the exchange of ideas. Hannah Pierce, a-n’s external programmes and partnerships manager, shares the key things she learnt from the event’s four days.
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A hot four days of artist-led activity, camping, and swimming in the river Dart, Jamboree 2018 proved to be a successful pulling together of artists’ projects, giving room for discussion, creativity and knowledge sharing – some of which is featured on the a-n Instagram courtesy of Beth Emily Richards’ takeover.
LOW PROFILE look at the outcomes of Jamboree and the possibilities for taking it forwards. It feels important to know that all of the energy spent developing and delivering Jamboree might become a starting point for a productive shift in […]
Clara Casian reflects on her responsibility towards her adopted city and its interconnected web of possibilities Jamboree provided me with a good knowledge on how people and places operate outside my area. I lived in Manchester for a few years […]
Spike Associate Laurie Lax gained clarity and confidence at Jamboree – and a national network of couches Only a certain kind of person would sign up to sleep on a gallery floor for three nights with a bunch of strangers. […]
Jason Pinder reflects on the experiences of artists from Cardiff’s WARP during Jamboree residential workshop. It’s been a few weeks since we roughed it on the floor of Plymouth Arts Centre (PAC), just enough time for the experience to sink in. […]
In this opening post LOW PROFILE discuss the motivations and aims behind its new residential workshop model. We feel pretty invisible. We’ve been around for a while and we’ve done lots of things we are proud of, but we remain, […]
Jamboree is a new residential workshop model, initiated and developed by artists LOW PROFILE. This blog frames LOW PROFILE’s motivations and aims alongside contributions by participants, to share the knowledge, ideas, activity and materials developed throughout the workshop.