As we move into the final year of the Circuit programme, we’re taking a moment to look back over the past year. The figures are in, and they say we’ve worked with 48,752 young people between April 2015 – 2016!
We’ve made a video playlist that showcases our work with young people, and picks out some highlights from this period.
Tate St Ives’ partnership with Flashlight continued to develop, with participants from peer-led and partnership strands coming together for Young@Tate.
Whitworth’s ongoing emerging artist programme has seen more resident artists develop their practice & deliver workshops with partners & for public audiences.
An event organised by young people from MOSTYN’s partner, West Rhyl’s Young People Project, was a significant achievement, & showcased their work at a local skate park to the wider community.
Young people collaborated with internal teams across Firstsite, to transform the gallery into a night-time immersive digital experience for visitors at Phantom.
Circulate’s 49 members continued to visit & review the programmes, reflecting on practice, & exploring new methods of evaluation.
Partnerships strengthened following Tate London’s What Really Matters festival, with 50% of the participants from partnership groups joining the Tate Collective.
The Circuit website has grown as a resource for learning & best practice, with input from young people, artists & sector professionals.
Nottingham Contemporary’s Affinity Festival drew in crowds of over 4000 people, and featured a line-up of performances, workshops and digital interventions, all planned and run by young people.
Young people took over part of Tate Liverpool with Art Gym for 3 weeks, featuring programming in collaboration with art collective Assemble and by partners YPAS.
Without a gallery space, Wysing and Kettle’s Yard took the Unlock Festival out into the community, exploring hidden corners of Cambridge on tours led by Circuit group members.