Clare’s talk will discuss socially engaged practice: the art of the invitation, shifting the parameters of storytelling and active listening and having trust in things not going quite the way you expected…
Private Stories/Public Spaces
Clare Patey is an award winning artist and curator who creates participatory art projects and social spaces in the public realm. She has worked nationally and internationally on commissions including: the London International Festival of Theatre, Channel 4 (winner of RTS award), Southbank Centre and The National Theatre. She was the creator of the critically acclaimed Museum Of, The Ministry of Trying to Do Something About It and annually curated Feast on the Bridge for the Thames Festival. She is currently director of The Empathy Museum whose project A Mile in My Shoes is touring internationally, and part of the Edible Utopia collective - creating an urban farm at Somerset House in central London.