The Walking Reading Group on Participation

Discuss participation, engagement and collaboration whilst taking a walk in East London

14 - 28 May 2014
The Rose Lipman Building N1 5SQ

All Open East events are free of charge and do not need booking, unless otherwise stated.

subject to availability

The Walking Reading Group on Participation offers a chance to discuss issues surrounding participation, engagement, collaboration and social practice whilst walking through the streets of London.

For each session texts are set in advance and form the backbone of the exchange. We depart from a venue and walk for up to two hours, swapping conversation partners and discussion themes several times. Apart from the texts, personal experiences, projects related to the area and the route through the city will inform the conversations.

We strongly encourage you commit to more than one walk if possible.

6.00 – 9.00 pm, Wed 14 May

Meeting point: Iniva, 1 Rivington Pl, London EC2A 3BA
Devised with Faiza Shaheen

6.00 – 9.00 pm, Wed 21 May,
The Nunnery & Carmelite Café, Bow Arts 181 Bow Road, London E3 2SJ 
Devised with Kit Caless

6.00 – 9.00 pm, Wed 28 May 
Meeting point: Whitechapel Gallery 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX
Devised with Rebecca Beinart

For bookings contact:

Facilitated by Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair

Lydia Ashman, Ania Bas and Simone Mair

Part of Open School East

All the events last for 3 hours (approximately 2hours walk)

In association with Bow Arts, Iniva, Open School East and Whitechapel Gallery.


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