Care Pledge

A collaboratively developed 10-step care pledge made with staff, researchers and students at University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins. The Care Pledge aims to centre care as part of each person’s creative practice no matter what the output, medium or form. Everyone is invited to adopt the pledge.

Social Art Publications

Social Art Publications (SAP) is aan independent volunteer-led publishing house dedicated to developing a portfolio of publications to cultivate, expand and promote knowledge in and about social practice. SAP offers a reduced fee ISBN and media presence. The project was founded in 2019 and has a growing collection.

Stars of Westgate – Gloucester

A community takeover shaped by the stories, experiences and ideas of the people living in Westgate Street. This free street party event included live music, open mic, spoken word, history talks, exhibitions, reminiscing sessions and the unveiling of a large textile artwork with hundreds of stars designed by the local people.

100 Stars in the Sky – online and printed edition

A self-supporting mentoring tool that integrates a mix of philosophy, First Nation wisdom and lived experiences into a collection of 100 tips (or stars) to help artists discuss how they can navigate creative projects involving audiences and communities. The stars act as a shareable resource that helps us care for ourselves and one another, starting as a social media campaign and now printed as a deck of cards.

Text Bender – Slough

A text-based installation, created through a series of workshops with Slough residents. Participants were encouraged to share private ideas publicly and write words around social issues and shared community concerns. As a result, hundreds of creative writing pieces were developed and written on the walls of a former department store on the high street.