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Open Studios 2019: Preview Evening

Open Studios 2019: Preview Evening

Open Studios (2017) Photograph by Max McClure

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Join us for the opening night of Spike Island Open Studios!

Explore the working environments of hundreds of artists, designers and creative businesses. The weekend includes family friendly activities, tours, events and street food by some of Bristol’s best traders.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

TEST SPACE: WHY ARE WE NOT HERE?
Preview: 6–9pm, Poetry and spoken word performances: 7.30–9pm
An exhibition exploring issues of institutional racism and marginalised representation in arts institutions by diaspora artists, curated by Rising artists, Stacey Olika and Anika Deb.

CONWAY AND YOUNG: MILK BAR
6–7pm, Studio 19a
The launch of the Milk Report, a publication recording the time spent breastfeeding over 6-months, totalling 720 hours. Seeking full remuneration for the work undertaken, 720 copies are each being sold for £8.21, equating to a wage of £5,916.95.

SPIKE ISLAND CAFE OPEN TILL LATE