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14 July to 16 August

Open Studios 2020 brings together Wysing’s studio and associate artists to share their practices. This year we host Open Studios online to provide a platform for the artists to share how their studio practices have changed during 2020 so far and the recent months of lockdown.

Open Studios 2020

Bringing together 15 artists over 5 weeks plus the young artists working with Circuit Cambridge, Wysing Open Studios 2020 will showcase online works, panel discussions, live performances and more.

The event on 21 July will be held on Zoom and the events on 22 July, 30 July, 5 August and 12 August will be streamed live on Wysing's Twitch channel, here.

You can book a space for the events via Eventbrite. Please follow the link below the event. Instructions on how to join the event on Twitch will be emailed to you before the event.

You can also visit Wysing Open Studios 2020 in the 'Explore' section on our new broadcasting website here, for experimental videos, ongoing research and retrospective showcases from Wysing studio and associate artists.

The artists taking part in Wysing Open Studios 2020 are; Damaris Athene, Aliaskar Torkaliaskari, Philip Cornett, Emanuela Cusin, Lawrence Epps, Robert Foster, Bettina Furnée, Naomi Harwin, Penny Klein, Mae, Emma Smith, Soheila Sokhanvari, Lucy Steggals and Caroline Wendling.

More information about each artist's practice can be found here.

Circuit Virtual Social: Regeneration
21 July, 4–5pm

Get creative, meet with other people and be part of online collaborative activities around the theme of Regeneration with Circuit Cambridge, a group of 18 to 25 year olds who work with Wysing and Kettle’s Yard. Over the past month Circuit have been exploring the theme of Regeneration in relation to recent world events, highlighting inequalities and issues in creative ways, as a response to Wysing’s 2020 programme theme of Broadcasting.

The event is recommended for those aged 16 to 25.

Booking for this event has closed.

Studio Artists Panel Discussion (Part 1)
22 July, 5–6pm

With Damaris Athene, Lawrence Epps and Soheila Sokhanvari.

A panel discussion on studio practices during 2020 streamed via Twitch with: Damaris Athene, Lawrence Epps and Soheila Sokhanvari, moderated by Wysing Curatorial Assistant Hannah Wallis. The guest speakers will reflect on their studio practice during 2020 so far, looking at how this will have changed in response to the recent global health crises that led to several months of lockdown.  

This event will be streamed live via Wysing's Twitch channel, with the opportunity to ask questions via the Twitch chatbox.  

Booking for this event has closed.

an arealist's take on love performance
30 July, from dawn at 4.39am

With Mae and collaborators.

A live-streamed performance from Wysing Arts Centre as part of the Test Space programme with Wysing studio artist Mae plus collaborators.

would you change your rhythm for me is a sonic exploration of re-written rhythms, wave signals...oscillations, stretched frequencies, a moon, quantum whispers...an aerialist's take on love, made with found objects, lo-fi devices, voice and conventional instruments approached as alien.

Booking for this event has closed.

Studio Artists Panel Discussion (Part 2)
5 August, 5–6pm

With Emanuela Cusin, Robert Foster, Bettina Furnée and Lucy Steggals.

A panel discussion on studio practices in 2020 streamed via Twitch with: Emanuela Cusin, Robert Foster, Bettina Furneé and Lucy Steggals, moderated by Wysing Curatorial Assistant Hannah Wallis. The guest speakers will reflect on their studio practice during 2020 so far, looking at how this will have changed in response to the recent global health crises that led to several months of lockdown.  

This event will be streamed live via Wysing's Twitch channel with the opportunity to ask questions via the Twitch chatbox.  

Booking for this event has closed.

Aliaskar Torkaliaskari in Conversation
12 August, 5–6pm

With Marty Fiati, Travis LaCouter, Bahar Noorizadeh and Lukas Stolz.

A panel discussion streamed live via Twitch with: Marty Fiati, Travis LaCouter, Bahar Noorizadeh and Lukas Stolz, led by Wysing studio artist Aliaskar Torkaliaskari.  

You can book your ticket via Eventbrite here.

Access

Please get in touch with us to let us know if there is something you need to be able to participate in our events. For example: transcriptions, subtitles, audio description, or short breaks. Email Ceri Littlechild, Wysing's Head of Operations on ceri.littlechild@wysingartscentre.org.