2018-19 Programme

Free public events will take place in each location – Bristol, New Delhi and Falmouth. As spaces are limited, booking is required. Information on booking, event details and locations is provided below. Workshops and site visits are by invitation. Our concluding symposium, which will take place on 29-30 November in Bristol, will also be open to the public.

13 March Bristol, UK

Workshop 1: by invitation
Workshop location: Pervasive Media Studio, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5TX

11.00 : Registration, tea and feral coffee provided and introduced by Kate Rich
11.15 : Welcome, Teresa Dillon and Caitlin DeSilvey
11.30 : Repair Practices, Linda Brothwell
12.00 : Points of View/Repair Objects
12.30 : Mapping Activity 1: What does repair mean to you?
13.30 : Lunch
14.00 : Mapping Activity 2: Theoretical frameworks
14.30: Mapping Activity 3: Applied and artistic practice
15.30 : Discussion led by Teresa Dillon and Caitlin DeSilvey
16.00 : Summary
16.15 : Gather and walk to We the Curious
16.30 : Tipping Point, presentation by Kathy Hinde at We the Curious

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day

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Public event: open to all

Urban Knights Bristol: 13 March, 17.30-19.00
Location: Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
Cost: Free but places are limited
Reservation necessary via: urbanknights.org

17.30 : Welcome and introduction, Teresa Dillon
17.40 : Ravi Agarwal, Director of Toxics Links
17.55 : Ben Gaulon, Artist, The New School, Parsons Paris
18.10 : Lara Houston, Independent Sociologist, London
18.25 : Open discussion
19.00 : Close and thanks

 

26-28 March New Delhi, India

Workshop 2: by invitation
Workshop location: India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003

26 March: 11.00-16.00

11.00-12.00 : Tea/coffee. Welcome/introduction: Overview and outcomes from Bristol workshop
12.00-12.30 : Points of View/Repair Objects
12.30-13.30 : Mapping Activity 4: What does repair mean to you?
13.30-14.30 : Lunch
14.30-15.30 Mapping Activity 5 : Personal journeys: theoretical, applied and artistic frameworks
15.30-16.30 : Group feedback and discussions, prep for tomorrow

27 March: 09.30-16.30

09.30 : Site visits to repair and reuse sites
15.00 : Lunch
15.30 : Individual presentations: Anita Ahuja, Gigi Scaria and Shibani Ghosh
16.30 : Summary/close

28 March: 10.00-13.00

10.00 : Coffee/tea
10.30 : Mapping Activity 6: Project and partnership development
12.30 : Feedback, discussion and close
13.00 : Lunch

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Public event: open to all

Urban Knights Delhi: 27 March, 18.00-20.15
Location: India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg
New Delhi, 110003
Cost: Free but places are limited
Reservation necessary via: urbanknights.org

18.00 : High tea
18.30 : Welcome and general introduction, Teresa Dillon
18.40 : Session introduction, Ravi Agarwal
18.45 : Kaveri Gill, Political Economist, Shiv Nadar University
19.00 : Vimlendu Jha, Founder of Swechha
19.15 : Prajeeth Sitherasenan, Kabadiwalla Connect
19.30 : Sharmila Samana, Artist
19.45 : Open discussion
20.15 : Close and thanks

 

18-19 October Penryn, Cornwall, UK

Workshop 3: by invitation
Workshop location: Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), University of Exeter, Penryn, Trevithick Room

18 October: 09.30-17.00

09.00 : Gather at ESI, Tea/coffee
09.30 : Welcome and introductions
10.30-15.00 : Site visits to Godolphin House and Mullion Harbour (lunch out)
15.30-17.00 : Activity 7: Collective mapping repair, heritage and craft

19 Oct: 09.00-15.00

09.00 : Tea/coffee
09.30-10.00 : Review and synthesise
10.00-12.00 : Activity 8: Materialism and mending workshop with Alison Harper, Sarah Chave, Clare Saunders and Anjia Barbieri
12.00-13.00 : Lunch
13.30-15.00 : Feedback, next steps and close

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Public event: open to all

Pop-up repair cafe, talks and exhibition

16.00 : Welcome and introductions
16.30 : Community, Circularity and Innovative Practice, Stefano Pascucci, Professor in Sustainability and Circular Economy, ESI
17.00 : The First Cornish Repair Café: Origins and Outlooks, Pete Halswell, FPRC Chair/Project Engineer, Renewable Energy UoE
17.20 : Open discussion
17.45 : Talks close
18.15 : Exhibition opening: Visible Mending, curator Steve Bond

RepairActs Falmouth is supported by ESI Creative Exchange, Sustainable Campus 2030 project and Repair Café Week, October 13-21
The exhibition Visible Mending runs from 12-25 Oct, open daily 10.00-17.00

 

7-8 Feb Bristol, UK

Workshop and public programme forthcoming