Platform Residencies: Open Call 2015-16
Platform 2015-16 open call: now closed for entries
Final week of our open call – all applications for our Platform residency programme 2015-16 should be received by 5pm, Friday 31 October. Any last minute questions? Read the Q&As from this week’s live web chat.
19 August - 20 September 2014
Simon & Tom Bloor: Planning for Play
Simon & Tom Bloor’s residency draws to a close today: catch up with their progress on the Platform blog.
Thursday 21 August, 5.30pm
Drinks with artists Simon & Tom Bloor, 21 August 2014
Meet Simon & Tom as they discuss their practice and share their plans for their Platform residency with Site Gallery Curator, Sara Cluggish.
Platform residencies blog
Get behind the scenes with our new Platform blog: share your thoughts, send us photos from your visit and post questions to the artists as the gallery transforms into their studio.
Tuesday 16 September, 6.00pm
Talk: Paige Johnson, Playscapes, 16 September 2014
American author and blogger Paige Johnson explores the ideas and influences behind creative spaces for children and the importance of play, with Simon & Tom Bloor.
Saturday 20 September, 11am - 12.30pm
The playspaces of Aldo van Eyck, 20 September
Anna van Lingen and Denisa Kollarova investigate the work and legacy of the seminal Dutch architect, Aldo van Eyck.
4 - 29 March 2014
Florian Roithmayr residency events, March 2014
Join us during Florian’s residency for talks exploring action, experience and the limits of language in the learning process.
A simulated weight-loss support group meeting, choreographed weightlifters, live spray tan and Princess Belsize Dollar rapping, followed by hip hop party and drinks in the gallery.
4 – 29 March 2014
Florian Roithmayr: Matter of Engagement
Florian Roithmayr’s Platform residency considers how we learn through action and experience rather than instruction, exploring the limits of language and the relationships of trust that people form when working side by side, sharing skills.