Dirty Practice Studio residency/Symposium
20-23 Sept 2016, Wolverhampton School of Art

Provisional Schedule (Subject to Change)


Tuesday, 20 Sept 2016

Wolverhampton School of Art

13.00 Welcome, meet participant artists
Allocation of the studio spaces

Afternoon: Studio Residency

20.00 Continued discussion/ Great Western Pub

Wednesday, 21 Sept 2016

10.00 Coffee/ Tea

12.00-13.00 artist conversation /discussion followed by lunch.

Afternoon studio residency

20.00 Continued discussion/ dinner

Thursday, 22 Sept 2016

10.00 Coffee Tea

12.00-13.00 artist conversation /discussion followed by lunch.

Afternoon studio residency.

20.00 Continued discussion/ dinner


Friday 23 Sept 2016


Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton (click here)

Program (exact schedule to be confirmed).

10.00 Welcome Coffee/ Tea

10.30 Keynote Presentation

Prof Rebecca Fortnum, Professor of Fine Art, Middlesex University London.

On not knowing what you are doing; the importance of the studio to fine art practice

11.30 Claire Hickey, Artist, Birmingham
Make/ Shift/Space: The mobile studio and practice in public

12.00 Danica Maier, Christine Stevens, Nottingham Trent University
The Summer Lodge: a Place for experimental Making within the Art School’s abandoned Studio

12.30 Andrew Bracey, Elizabeth Wright, University of Lincoln  
The doing of thinking is not a hands free conversation.


14.00 Holly Crawford, Artist, New York
Ants on a Shrimp, Thoughts.

14.30 Sarah Gilbert, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA.
In the Reverie of the Studio: Materiality and Play as the Foundation of Interdisciplinary Practice.

15.00 Christian Mieves, Maggie Ayliffe, Wolverhampton School of Art
Dirty Practice: ‘subversive’ practices in today’s art schools.

Presentations followed by Q&A (exact schedule to be confirmed).

16.00 Plenary Session: The role of the Artist’s Studio

17.30 Finish


To see the Schedule Dirty Practice 2015 please click here