Presented by British Council
Join Alice Fox, author of Inclusive Arts Practice and Research for a lecture-workshop and consultancy for museum practitioners.
This exclusive session was open to a limited number of museum professionals who develop community, participatory and engagement & outreach programmes and wish to expand their knowledge in inclusive practice that support hard to reach community groups to access/process gallery artefacts and exhibitions.
Alice introduced site-specific interventions work that she’s done with UK museums like the National Gallery and Tate in London with people with learning disabilities and the elderly. She also introduced the Tate Museum’s Tate Exchange programme, and the philosophy and working practices behind it.
The lecture-workshop was followed by a consultancy session.
Date: 16 March 2019, Saturday
Time: 14:00 -17:00pm
Venue: Rainbow Centre, 501 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149306
About Alice Fox
Alice Fox is Deputy Head of The School of Art at the University of Brighton where she founded the pioneering MA Inclusive Arts Practice.
In 2003 Alice founded the Rocket Artists Studios for artist with learning disabilities and their non-disabled collaborators. She has worked for many years with participatory performance and visual arts alongside some of the world’s most socially excluded groups, in particular people with learning disabilities and elders. Alice often works training NGOs, museum, health & education workers.
Alice is currently delivering inclusive arts projects for Tate Exchange, The National Gallery and the British Council in Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea and Nepal.
Alice is also a member of Brighton Museum Access Advisory Group. This is a group of museum workers and disabled people who work together to maximise access to Brighton Museum and its exhibitions.
In recognition of her ground breaking Inclusive Arts work Alice won the Times Higher Education Award 2017 for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts. Alice is also a Trustee for Epic Arts in Cambodia.