People, Place, Power conference 2016: presentations
Presentations from our People, Place, Power conference in 2016
Our People, Place, Power conference in Doncaster in September 2016 brought together over 220 people - practitioners, artists, academics - all with an interest in increasing arts engagement. You can view selected films and presentations on this page.
- Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England - view film
- Lynsey Hanley, Writer. "Are we ever gonna be respectable?" - view film and download presentation
- Sarah Butler and Nicole Mollett, More Than 100 Stories - view film
- What is the relationship between excellence of art and excellence of engagement? Panel discussion with Chair Lyn Gardner; Sylvan Baker; Jo Verrant; Matt Fenton and Jo Hunter - view film
- Creative People and Places evaluation update with Holly Donagh, A New Direction - view slides
- Guided Walk with Andrew Loretto - read notes
- Welcome to Donnie with Right Up Our Street - view film
Panel: Meanings of participation
Chair: Nikki Locke
- Paul Biddle - From combat to creativity: engaging veterans in creative projects – a case study of Cultural Spring’s veterans glass making project
- Andrew Jackson - From opera in living rooms to installations in white cubes: understanding participation, engagement and impact
- David Stevenson - The problem of cultural non-participation: discursive structures, articulatory practice and cultural domination
Panel: Building the local arts infrastructure
Chair: Ruth Melville
- Nancy Barrett - Stop making sense: making a scene - how to grow your own cultural ecology
- Victoria Durrer - Let’s see who’s being creative out there: lessons from the creative citizens programme in Northern Ireland
- Liz Pugh - How to build legacy through training for artists and creative practitioners
In conversation: Different approaches to community commissioning
Chair: Helen Ball
- Jeremy Brown - Who knows best?
- Emma Horsman - Local arts commissioning – the motivation to get involved
- Katherine Nightingale - How does our garden grow?
- Helen Willmott - Exploring Made in Corby community commissions
In conversation: Cultural programming for diverse communities
- Lynn Frogett – a facilitated conversation on cultural programming for diverse communities: realism or utopia?
Panel: How does context and sense of place affect engagement?
Chair: Nikki Locke
- Sheelagh Colclough - Approaches to participation in a post-conflict publicly-subsidised paradise: Ulster says maybe
- Amanda Dalton - You, the audience: audiences as collaborators, audience as community
- Sophie Hope - Out of the ordinary: mapping the unfamiliar and strange in Swale and Medway
- Ian Parks - Ted Hughes in Mexborough
In conversation: Social arts practice
- Chrissie Tiller and In Situ - A facilitated conversation on training in socially engaged practice
Panel: How can we build audiences for and from one off events/surprise encounters?
Chair: Andrew Ormston
- Andrew Jackson - Breaking down barriers to engagement: Bell Square, Hounslow
- Nick Jones - How do we build sustainable audiences from one off inspirational events? View film about Transported Illuminate
- Kate Sully - Using creative participation to build audiences
- Michael Trainor - Can King Kong save Blackpool?
Panel: What are the benefits and challenge of partnership working?
Chair: Elaine Speight
- Jocelyn Cunningham - A spectrum of change
- Nikki Locke - Working in partnership: listen and respond to make long term change
- Andrew Ormston - Sensing place
Panel: Whose capacity are we building and how?
Chair: Ruth Melville
- Bev Adams - Creative engagement: people and places at the heart of creating sustainable events
- Sarah Fox - The best of us: connecting a community through arts and kindness
- Nic Gratton - From confidence at zero to doing it all: how Appetite supports communities to keep taking the next step
- Vicky Holliday - Making art a part of everyday life: what happens when communities play a strong role in commissioning? - Notes
In conversation: What is quality and how do we measure it?
Chair: Robin Simpson
Framing and assessing excellence and quality: perspectives from programmes, places and people
Workshop: More Than 100 Stories- creating a manifesto
- Sarah Butler and Nicole Mollett - Changing the rules of how art is commissioned and experienced in places of low engagement - notes
Panel: How do our evaluation research methods influence learning?
Chair: Leila Jancovich
- Mandy Barnet and Ruth Melville, MB Associates - Social return on investment
- Scott Butterfield - I’m not going up there and wiggling! Driving participation through transportation in Fleetwood
- Sylvie Fourcin - Using ethnographic evaluation in the context of working with learning disabled adults
- Nic Gratton - Responding to change creating new research methodology to meet our needs - Notes
Panel: Sustaining long term work in communities
Chair: Richard Erwin-Jones
- Ruth Ben-Tovim - Encounters Arts: the Connect and Inspire programme in South Devon
- Karl Greenwood - Identifying additionality to support sustainability
- Kate Hall - The tightrope of sustainability
- Elaine Speight - Part of a places DNA: the value of long-term approaches to place-based art
In conversation: What is the relationship between risk and familiarity?
- Patrick Fox and Karen Smith - On reflection: learning from Heart of Glass, St Helens