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Creative Mapping – Year 2 Mapping Beyond

12 Sep 2008

Artists and young people get together to think about identity and place. A series of exhibitions reviewing the work produced in year 2 of the Creative Mapping Initiative. 4 June - 5 July 2008 at Rivington Place

This is the second year of the 3-year learning initiative exploring the politics, ethics and aesthetics of map-making through the lens of contemporary artistic practice.

Over the past year, students in schools and colleges in East London have been collaborating with artists Yara El-Sherbini, Gayle Chong Kwan, Agnes Poitevin-Navarre, Susan Stockwell and Jeremy Wood. In workshops, they explored mapping and ideas about identity and place.

Come and see the results in a series of exhibitions in the Education Space at Rivington Place between June and July 2008.

The Mapping Beyond exhibitions are part of Iniva’s ongoing Creative Mapping project with schools in the East London area.


4-7 June: Journey maps

Year 9 Students from St Paul’s Way Community School with artists Susan Stockwell and Jeremy Wood.

11-14 June: Sensus Shoreditch

Year 9 students from Newham with artist Gayle Chong Kwan.

18 – 21 June: Personal cartographies

Year 7 students from Stoke Newington School: Media Arts & Science College with artists Agnes Poitevin-Navarre and Jeremy Wood.

25 – 28 June: How language locates us

Newham Sixth Form College with BTEC First Diploma in Art & Design students, and artists Yara El-Sherbini and Jeremy Wood.

2 – 5 July: Mapping language

Hackney Community College with Art Foundation students and artists Yara El-Sherbini and Agnes Poitevin-Navarre.

The Creative Mapping programme and Mapping Beyond exhibition series are generously supported by Bloomberg.

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