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Spike Associates

Spike Associates

When you become a member of Spike Associates, you join a network of artists, curators, designers, writers and thinkers who are keen to collaborate and experiment with all forms of art.

Spike Associates work individually or together to develop their own creative practice. Members are active contributors to a diverse network, facilitating new connections, hosting critical discussions on a vast array of cultural topics, and supporting one another with ambitious projects.

As a member, you are encouraged to develop your own creative work and professional skills through practical workshops. A year-round programme of events, opportunities and projects are offered exclusively to members, including crit sessions with visiting artists from around the world.

Spike Associates is supported by University of the West of England through the provision of computer equipment and Adobe Suite of programmes.

Become a Spike Associate

Become a Spike Associate

What's on for Spike Associates

Become a member to take advantage of this programme

Date Title Location Booking required?
May, June and July

Creative Coaching with Holly Davey

Online (via Zoom or similar) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Tuesday 16 June (5 x 45 minutes)

One-to-One sessions with artist and filmmaker Maeve Brennan

Online (via Skype or similar) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Tuesday 23 June, 6–7pm

Reading Group: Sick Women Theory by Johanna Hedva

Online (via Jitsi) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Thursday 25 June, 9am–12pm (3 x 45min slots) Online Chat with Spike Island Staff Members Online (via Zoom) Yes - via Eventbrite
Monday 29 June, 10am–12pm Lockdown Workshop with artist Bryony Gillard Online Yes - via Eventbrite
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Current Associates