Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Collection is part of the Wellcome Trust and explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. As part of their work they fund work, which uses creativity to further public engagement in also aspects of buiomedical science.

http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/

http://www.wellcomecollection.org/

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Barbican, Art Works & The Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Barbican works with the Guildhall School of Music & Drama to create a range of learning programmes including Art Works. This project funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation will consider existing provision and develop new practice for the training and development of artists working in participatory settings.

http://www.barbican.org.uk/education

http://www.phf.org.uk/page.asp?id=1406

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What I heard about the world (Albany)

We sat in a open space in the Albany to watch and participate in this innovative performance. A giant map, accompanied by a storyteller and panel of ‘experts’ they interacted with the audience to create a map of stories about different countries in the world. The improvised piece sparked debate amongst the audience and the performers about our prejudices and knowledge of communities and [...]. Read more