Sugar Storm Creative Toolkit - Book Binding Workshop
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Sugar Storm Creative Toolkit - Book Binding Workshop

Free workshop for women, trans and non-binary creatives age 16+ 

Sugar Storm is a creative empowerment brand designed to champion self-expression, DIY and creativity through a collection of alternative fashion, online content and a programme of events and workshops. Sugar Storm’s founder, Charlotte Hamilton, is a studio artist here at the Old Waterworks.

This workshop will focus on using book binding to create a creative toolkit with worksheets and tips for working in the creative industries. It’ll also act as a way of using skill-sharing and creative workshops to build networks and explore the challenges of working as an artist. 

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PLOT: Briquette
Oct
5
11:00 AM11:00

PLOT: Briquette

A workshop with artist Shaun C Badham using the process of briquette making as a way to generate dialogue around the Plotland history in Basildon. The aim: to expand conversations surrounding local issues including building and regional development, displaced communities and DIY living.

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Creatives and Cake with artists Ruth Jones and Damien Robinson
Sep
10
6:00 AM06:00

Creatives and Cake with artists Ruth Jones and Damien Robinson

What are your experiences of being a womxn artist in Southend? How many opportunities do you feel you have? How many things get in the way? And most importantly, do you like cake?

We don’t have all the answers, but knowing the questions and the barriers doesn’t hurt. And we do have cake. 

Join Damien Robinson and Ruth Jones to discuss all things art for womxn, femmes and non-binary creatives in South East Essex.

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Creatives and Cake with artists Ruth Jones and Damien Robinson
Sep
8
11:00 AM11:00

Creatives and Cake with artists Ruth Jones and Damien Robinson

What are your experiences of being a womxn artist in Southend? How many opportunities do you feel you have? How many things get in the way? And most importantly, do you like cake?

We don’t have all the answers, but knowing the questions and the barriers doesn’t hurt. And we do have cake. 

Join Damien Robinson and Ruth Jones to discuss all things art for womxn, femmes and non-binary creatives in South East Essex.

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The Agency of Visible Women Reading Group with Leyla Pillai Pt.2
Sep
1
2:00 PM14:00

The Agency of Visible Women Reading Group with Leyla Pillai Pt.2

Leyla Pillai hosts FRAGMENTAL : Low on Highs / High, on the Low

"We live in a world where there is more and more information, and less and less meaning"

- Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation, 1981

"Ego sum communicatio"

- Paul Chan - The Unthinkable Community, Communication / Connection

*Production, Immateriality, Event, Atopia, Achronology, Real-Time Conversation, Feedback, Echos, Loops, Receptivity, High-performance Culture, Temporal Process, Self-Preservation*

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The Old Waterworks Relaunch
Aug
31
12:00 PM12:00

The Old Waterworks Relaunch

We are excited to be reopening our doors, kicking off with a relaunch event on Saturday 31 August, 12-6pm!

Throughout the day our new library is accessible to browse, a collaboration with Grrrl Zine Fair and The Agency of Visible Women. TOW's risograph printer will be up and running for you to print your own poster, and a drop in zine making workshop will be running on the day too.

We are also very excited to have a new work in progress showing at the relaunch and throughout September. my inner ear could no longer take those limitless seas/These supple waters by Emily Hawes is the first iteration--comprising of four new responses--to a period of time spent learning about the Blackwater and Thames estuaries during her residency at the Old Waterworks in May 2019.

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TOMA Open Day at the Old Waterworks
Aug
28
12:00 PM12:00

TOMA Open Day at the Old Waterworks

The Other MA (TOMA) : OPEN DAY FOR ARTISTS INTERESTED IN OPEN CALL 2019/2020
November 2019 to November 2020
Web: www.toma-art.com
Instagram: @theotherma

The Other MA (TOMA) is a 12-month artist-run education model based in Southend-on-Sea. TOMA is currently the only postgraduate level art programme in Essex after all others were stopped by their host Universities. It was set up in 2016 to offer responsive, affordable, accessible art education to artists.

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The Agency of Visible Women Reading Group with Leyla Pillai
Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

The Agency of Visible Women Reading Group with Leyla Pillai

Leyla Pillai hosts FRAGMENTAL : Low on Highs / High, on the Low

"What does it take to get inside of your mind?"

-Excerpt from Kim Gordon, Is it my body?

*Fantasy, Desire, Passion, Bodies, Flesh, Machine, Consumption, Underground, Reflections, Relations, Self-ie; Who's That Girl? Who Are You?, What's Going On?, What Are We Doing Here?, Any Body Know?, Kool, Wild Thing, How Much Is That Doggy In The Window?, How May I Help You? *

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