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From: PRESS RELEASE
Date: 16 May 2010
Time: 05:04:09 -0500
What: A three-day event on being in public Where: London, UK When: 21st-23rd May, 2010 Further Details: Visit www.criticalpracticechelsea.org Re: PARADE Ė public modes of assembly and forms of address Critical Practice would like to invite you to Parade. This three-day event will explore the diverse, contested and vital conceptions of being in public. Set in a bespoke structure designed by Ola Wasilkowska and Michał Piasecki. Parade will challenge the lazy, institutionalised model of knowledge transfer. Location: The historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, Chelsea College of Art and Design (beside Tate Britain) 16 John Islip St., London, SW1P 4JU Friday 21st May, 5pm - 7pm: Launch Potluck snacks (bring and share) while Open Music Archive plays music from the commons. Saturday 22nd May, 10am - 6pm: A Day of Consecutive BarCamps These open, participatory workshop-events will explore being in public past, present and future. Come and contribute. Sunday 23rd May, 2pm - 6pm: The Market of Ideas Based on the model of the ancient bazaar, Parade will convene a Market of Ideas in which 'stalls' staffed by artists, academics, urbanists, geographers, environmentalists, health workers, anthropologists, economists and others exchange their knowledge with the milling public. Stall holders include: Abundant Amelia (designers: Dallas Pierce Quintero), Anatomy of a Street (Levente Polyak and Eszter Steierhoffer), Larisa Blazic and startx, Małgorzata Bocheńska / Salon 101, Chelsea iSD MA + Musashino Art University (Tokyo), Geoff Cox and Rui Guerra, Department 21, Ian Drysdale and ThinkPublic, Roman Dziadkiewicz, Joanna Erbel, FLAG, Owen Hatherley, Angela Hodgson Teall, The KNOT Team, Wojtek Kosma and Dwayne Browne, Michał Kozłowski, Brandon Labelle, 25 MA students, Ewa Majewska, Lidka Makowska, microsillons, Krzysztof Nawratek, The People Speak, The Satellite Group Orbiting the Politicised Practice Research Group (Loughborough University School of Art), Dr Malcolm Quinn, Mike Rickets, Eileen Simpson & Ben White of the Open Music Archive, George Shire, Dr Dan Smith, Bogna Świątkowska / Bęc Zmiana, TangentProjects, Textile Environment Design (TED), Chris Wainwright and Cape Farwell, Joanna Warsza and Nuno Sacramento and many more besides. Artist Commission: Experience the obstacles and pleasures of the public realm from the position of helpless larvae by climbing into one of Joanna Rajkowska's human-sized cocoons. Travel to the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground By Tube: 5 minutes walk from Pimlico tube (Victoria Line) 10 minutes walk from Vauxhall tube (Victoria Line). By Bus: 2, C10, 36, 77A, 88, 185, 436. Parking: There is limited parking on Atterbury St. and John Islip St. alongside the College. Free from 6.30pm onwards and at weekends. Parade is part of POLSKA! YEAR, which comprises over 200 projects presenting the most interesting achievements of Polish culture to UK audiences. The project takes place under the patronage of HM The Queen and HE The President of the Republic of Poland. POLSKA! YEAR is co-ordinated by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw. www.polskayear.pl/en Please donít hesitate to contact us if you require any further information or would like to confirm your attendance at one of the Barcamps. Yours sincerely, Critical Practice- firstname.lastname@example.org Critical Practice is a cluster of artists, researchers and academics hosted by Chelsea College of Art and Design, a constituent college of the University of the Arts London. We have a longstanding interest in art, public goods, spaces, services and knowledge, and a track record of producing original, participatory events.