Friday, December 9, 2022

Incubator Open Studio

 Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December, 2022, at Granderson Lab



Over a four-week period, artists Bianca Peake, Elechi Todd, and Khaffi Beckles have shared an improvised studio space at Granderson Lab, engaged in work that serves their individual practices as well as the resulting collective discourse. While sharing the resources of the space, they aimed to intentionally create communal experiences through shared meals, reading, discussion, and watching films/videos.

On Friday 9 and Saturday 10 December, from 6 to 9 pm each evening, the artists are hosting an Open Studio event to share the results of this project. The work shown in this shared space is the product not of shifting focus on process, learning, observing and sharing.

The Incubator experience is the product of ongoing discourse on the value of collective making and shared spaces and thought. As both an exercise and event, it challenges the notion of solitary studio practice, where exchanges take place intrapersonally, and instead provides an exploratory invitation to create and exchange cultural, artistic, and intellectual knowledge as a group.

As an additional core function of the Incubator experience, the artists have engaged in documentation and reflection through writing. Cataloging and sharing experiences has operated not just as a means of creating accessibility to artistic practice, but also of demystifying the process of creating

All are invited.

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