This is the CWL News and Funded Project News Archive. It draws an informative picture on which stories relevant to the creative industries were happening during the AHRC-funded period of Creativeworks London between 2012 and 2016.

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Launch of the ‘Rooms with A View’ report on Wednesday 20th April

Rooms with a View: Disrupting and Developing Narratives of Community through Intergenerational Arts Practice

Magic Me invites you to the launch of the Rooms with A View report By Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey, Drama, Queen Mary University of London on Wednesday 20th April.

Magic Me is one of the UKs leading providers of intergenerational arts projects. Based in East London Magic Me’s annual programme brings together younger and older people for mutual learning, benefit and enjoyment.

The Rooms with a View report will document and examine the creation of Speak As You Find, an intergenerational site-specific performance in Tower Hamlets in 2015. Building on Magic Me’s existing research detailing innovative models of practice, how particular art forms support the development of relationship building, women-only programmes and work with cultural collections, Rooms with a View attends to the creation of public spaces for dialogue in community contexts. The research is informed by two questions:

How can intergenerational arts practice facilitate conversations about community with the people who live in them?
What organisational tools and structures are needed to develop this work responsibly?

For further details visit Magic Me’s website. Booking is essential and will open soon.

Wednesday 20th April, 9.30 for 10.00 start, to 12.45pm
Queen Mary University of London, Mile End, E1

Funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.





Magic Me and Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey, Queen Mary University of London have been supported through the Creativeworks London Creative Voucher scheme on there project ‘Sense of Place’.

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Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.