9 - 17 July 2016, Artists' Studio
Get the Message is a Camden Arts Centre project working with young people and teachers from local Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools and artists. During the 2015 –16 academic year, artists Adam J. B. Walker and Emma McGarry have worked with students from The Bridge and The Village Schools, using the exhibitions and their experiences at Camden Arts Centre as a starting point towards creating artwork.
The theme for the year was formed around a word matrix, considering ideas such as gesture, risk and choice as starting points for the workshops. This exhibition presents a space for ‘happenings’ and will be activated at various points throughout the show.
During June 2016 the artists carried out a research residency to explore the collaborative practice that has developed during their time leading the project. This culminates in a performance which takes place during the exhibition celebration, and families and young artists from the participating schools will be activating and occupying the space throughout the exhibition.
You can also drop in to observe the following artists and groups:
Ntiense Eno Amooquaye
Artist and member of the Intoart collective
Sunday 10 July, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Emma McGarry and Adam J.B. Walker
Get the Message Performance
Wednesday 13 July, 7.30pm
Felix Lane and Greygory Vass
Friday 15 July, 11.00am - 6.00pm
Supported by Baily Thomas Charitable Trust, The Black Heart Foundation, City Bridge Trust, DM Thomas Foundation for Young People, gifts in memory of Peter Cross, The John Horniman Children’s Trust, John Lyon’s Charity and Penny for London