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Spike Island Associates

Spike Island Associates

When you become a member of Spike Island 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 Island 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 Island Associates is supported by University of the West of England through the provision of computer equipment and Adobe Suite of programmes.

Become a Spike Island Associate

Become a Spike Island Associate

What's on for Spike Island Associates

Become a member to take advantage of this programme

Date Title Location Booking required?
Friday 9 October (5 places x 45 minutes)

One-to-One sessions with artist Harold Offeh

Online (via Zoom or similar) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Tuesday 13 October, 3–4.30pm

City Dispatch: Turin + Milan

Online (via Zoom) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Thursday 20 October, 2–2.45pm / Wednesday 21 October, 9.30–10.15am / Wednesday 21 October, 10.30–11.15am

Online chats with Tendai Mutambu, Assistant Curator: Commissions and Public Programmes or Rosa Tyhurst, Assistant Curator: Exhibitions and Artist Development

Online (via Zoom) Yes - Eventbrite
Wednesday 28 October, 7–8pm

Reading Group: Chaper 1 (Glitch Refuses) from Glitch Feminism by Legacy Russell

Online (via Google Meet with CC) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Thursday 29 October, 3–4.30pm

Alternative Spaces: Kim McAleese from Grand Union

Online (via Zoom) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Wednesday 4 November, 12-4pm

One-to-One sessions with Zinzi Minott (for Associates of African or African-Caribbean heritage)

Online (via Zoom) Yes - email associates@spikeisland.org.uk
Wednesday 25 November, 2-3pm

Open Conversation with Zinzi Minott (for Spike Island Studio Holders and Spike Island Associates of African or African-Caribbean heritage)

Online (via Zoom) Yes - Eventbrite
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Current Associates

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