—————————————————————————————————THU 18 November | Closing Keynote by Prof Bill Lucas
This keynote went live around 4.45pm on THU 18th November
THU 18 November | Closing Poem
by Mia Daliya Cunningham, A Little Learning
spoken word artist and educator in response to the themes of the Creative Schools Slow Symposium 2021
ALL YOUNG PEOPLE ARE ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN RIGHT
Creative Schools this year partnered up with the Young London Print Prize, a new prize that champions the ability of young people to engage in their own personal artistic practice. It bridges the gap between compulsory education and the contemporary art world by directly involving young artists and printmakers within it.
A programme was co-designed with schools from East, South and West London to ensure it reflects the latest social issues and curriculum needs. This year the theme was Climate Art. CPD and workshops in primary schools were delivered and a group of students in Year 12 was identified who judged the entries, learned about careers in the arts, and curated this element of Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair.
Every submission to the Young London Print Prize is also captured in a book, so that we start to elevate art education and the role of young artists from all kinds of backgrounds into the mainstream conversation about the history of contemporary art.
PRIZE WINNERS announced
The winning entry by Meryl Basoa, a Year 6 pupil from Heronsgate Primary School, is called Climate Love.
The second prize was scooped by Land of Peace, a beautiful monoprint by Mohammad Juman from Oxford Gardens Primary School in north Kensington.
The third prize Glowing Moon, created by Zahra Alam from Seven Mills Primary on the Isle of Dogs.
WEEK 2 | 15-18 NOV
MON 15 November | Welcome from the Creative Schools new host
TUE 16 November | Ideas Sharing Podcast 05 | East London Dance
After listening to the East London Dance Podcast you might want to explore the ‘Mesa Festival Legacy Video’which shows evidence of innovative work co-designed & co-produced by The Fi.ELD participants, and the RISE Creative Careers Resource by national alumni from One Dance UK Ambassadors, The Fi.ELD at East London Dance & Young Producers at China Plate ltd.
Click HERE to have a look at the RISE Creative Career Resource that East London Dance has shared.
Finally, if you wanted to ask questions or engage with our speakers Gemma & Charlene please join East London Dance’s Creative School Lunchtime Coffee Zoom Meeting on FRI 19th November 12.30 – 1.30pm by clicking HERE.
WED 17 November | Ideas Sharing Podcast 06 | Green Candle & Oaklands School
MON 8 November | Welcome & opening keynote
Monday 8 November | WF Climate Summit | Primary Keynote – School Streets
Students from Chingford CoE Primary explain why they think School Streets are a good idea.
Thank you to everyone who attended, contributed and supported this year’s #CreativeSchools Slow Symposium. It’s been a fantastic two weeks of shared learnings and developing new skills.
We look forward to seeing you all soon with our new host @EastsideLondon.