The Bolster Playground: Performance and Installation making

22 June 2019

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Venue: SET Lewisham, Unit 1, Lewisham Retail Park, Loampit Vale SE13 7RZ

Organiser: Lolly Adams

Lolly Adams is a London-based multidisciplinary artist and teacher whose expanded practice includes performance, sculpture, photography and painting. Lolly graduated from Byam Shaw School of Art (CSM) in 2011 and participated in The Other MA which is an alternative art school based in Southend-on-sea. In March, Lolly organised The Alternative Art School Weekender at Ugly Duck, which bought together peers from self organised collectives to share and extend the discussion around alternative education. The Bolster Playground workshop has previously been held at The V&A for their Bauhaus Centenary event and The Alternative Art School Weekender.

The Bolster Playground Performance and Installation making workshop (Lolly Adams). Saturday 11-4pm This is a performance and installation making workshop based on themes of support and collaboration. The workshop will include games that assist us in creating an installation these include; a scavenger hunt for materials, movement and body games along with installation making as a visual balancing act. The three components that we will be thinking about are supports, connections and floppy objects and how we can recreate them physically and with materials, discussing positive networks on a wider level. Please bring food to share.

Saturday 6-9pm: The Bolster Playground exhibition and sharing. An open invitation for anyone to come and see the installation and potentially performances / films will be shared from the days workshop.