Monthly Archives: September 2017

Creative Climate Leadership programme

September 27, 2017

We are excited to be joining the second Creative Climate Leadership course, designed and facilitated by Slovenian-based sustainable development and training NGO PiNA, and Julie’s Bicycle, a London-based charity supporting the creative community to power action on climate change. 23 ‘leaders’ have been selected to join the course in Koper, Slovenia, 9th to 14th October 217. […]

PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence

September 22, 2017

We’re delighted to announce that theatre company PSYCHEdelight are the new Counterpoints Arts artists in residence. Founded and directed by Sophie Besse, PSYCHEdelight created the play Borderline in 2016 following facilitated workshops in Calais refugee camps. Sophie, a theatre director and art therapist, had found an eagerness for comedy among refugees to contrast with and […]

Chrissie Tiller’s Power Up for Creative People and Places

September 21, 2017

Chrissie Tiller is a writer, teacher and advisor on participatory and socially engaged art practice. In this evaluation piece Chrissie reflects on observations, conversations and practices within ACE’s  Creative People and Places programme. Beautifully written and insightful, Chrissie’s piece gets to the heart of some of the current issues surrounding participatory and collaborative arts practices, asking pertinent […]