What We Talk About When We Talk About Work
What We Talk About When We Talk About Work is a programme of public discussions bringing together curators and artists working across the north of the UK with creative practitioners from different European cities. The discussions are focused upon exploring ways of working outside, across, between and within existing institutional structures. Each event takes a particular thematic inviting practitioners to share their current projects and their approach to working.
The programme launched on 2 November 2017 at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art with events occurring regularly until August 2018. Each discussion will be broadcast live by this is tomorrow.
Two writing bursaries are available for writers, artists or curators to attend one of the programmed talks and develop a new piece of text in response to the discussions.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Work has been developed by Laura Mansfield in collaboration with this is tomorrow, Contemporary Visual Arts Network North West, Yorkshire & Humberside Visual Arts Network, North East Contemporary Visual Arts Network and the participating venues of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, NGCA Sunderland, Bluecoat, Grundy Art Gallery, The Tetley and The Whitworth.
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England