Spike Island Associates is a dynamic network of artists, curators, designers, writers and thinkers at all stages of their career. Members span multiple disciplines and share a common interest in collaboration, experimentation and a desire to learn new skills and have new experiences.
We programme a year-round calendar of events that are accessible and open to all members. This includes the following activities:
Our recent guests include Pio Abad, Chris Alton, Nella Aarne, Larry Achiampong, Maeve Brennan, Amy Budd, Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti, Leah Capaldi, Cairo Clarke, Eoin Dara, Amrita Dhallu, Sean Edwards, Seán Elder, Leyla Fakhr, Mandy Fowler, Ceri Hand, Louise Hobson, Kabir Jhala, Taylor Le Melle, Diego Marcon, Kim McAleese, Jade Monserrat, Harold Offeh, Barnie Page, Shy Bairns, Lucy Stein, Lillian Wilkie.
Spike Island Associates have access to a dedicated workspace in the heart of Spike Island’s bustling building. Open 24/7, the space is fitted with computers, a projector and screen for presentations, photocopier, large open desk area and an ever-growing reference library.
Spike Island Associates strives to be an inclusive network. We have a number of bursaries available for people who are under-represented in our community and we are always excited to receive proposals for events and workshops from members.
Become a member to take advantage of this program
Spike Island Associates is supported by UWE Bristol through the provision of computer equipment and the Adobe Suite of programmes.