Changing perceptions

//Changing perceptions

Artist’s talk: Emma Geliot

19 May 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, The story so far, What art can be|

The second in our Artists Talks series on April 27 saw a lively discussion with arts consultant, and editor of CCQ magazine, Emma Geliot. Speaking to an audience of artists and creative practitioners Emma discussed the past meanings of artists studios, and their future potential as sites of engagement with the wider local community, as well as production. Had a [...]

Making Connections with John Kippin

19 May 2016|Changing perceptions, John Kippin, Open Space, Support for art and regeneration, What art can be|

Over November 18 and 19 2015 artist, photographer and academic John Kippin joined us at The Lab to give a public talk on his own work and to take part in our Open Space event, discussing the how the arts might help regenerate Haverfordwest. On the evening on the 18th John, who is a regular visitor [...]

The Big Map

26 April 2016|Changing perceptions, Feedback on the programme, News, Support for art and regeneration, The Big Map|

Led by Confluence partners iDeA Architects, the Big Map workshops took place over an eight-week period between August 16th and October 7th 2015. The workshop series built on an earlier pilot of the Big Map, which took place during the launch of the Lab during Whitsun. The Big Map gave people in Haverfordwest the opportunity [...]

Haverfordwest needs something

26 March 2016|Baseline study, Changing perceptions|

Sarah Moore's piece on BBC Radio Wales provides a platform for a range of perspectives and responses to the award of funding for Confluence, through the Arts Council of Wales strategic initiative, Ideas: People: Places. Featured image: Woodcut print by Jenny Guard

Davis & Jones

7 May 2015|Baseline study, Changing perceptions, Davis & Jones, Random Story Generator, Sharron Harris, What art can be|

Over a couple of days in June, artists Davis & Jones, equipped with a portable cafe and some marker pens, approached people out and about in Haverfordwest inviting them to chat about their thoughts and memories of the town. Young and old, holidaymakers, people on their own, people in groups, shoppers, workers, skaters, families, friends, [...]