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CPD WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS WITH JESSICA ASHMAN
WED 18 OCT 2023 AND WED 31 JAN 2024
Past event

A photo of a table with lots of pages and images laid out on it. A person wearing a striped top leans on the table and points at one of the pages.

Jessica Ashman schools workshop at the South London Gallery.

This event is now fully booked. To be added to the waiting list, please email paul@southlondongallery.org 

Come and join a growing community of teachers exploring how anti-racism can be addressed through creative practice. Facilitated by artist Jessica Ashman, this two-part CPD workshop is for primary and secondary teachers across all subjects. Includes hands-on activities and discussion inspired by the Lagos, Peckham, Repeat exhibition.

The workshops offer:

  • Tour of the SLG’s latest exhibition, Lagos, Peckham, Repeat: Pilgrimage to the Lakes.
  • An opportunity to reflect on your practice, share experiences and learn from others in a relaxed and supportive environment.
  • Build confidence to explore anti-racism in your schemes of work through tools and creative practices.
  • Join the Making Sense peer learning network, a growing community of educators supporting each other to activate change.

This event is free but advance booking is required. Fill in our online form to secure your place.

Priority will be given to teachers working in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham.

ACCESS

  • Wheelchair Access and Disabled Toilets are available at this site.
  • Please let us know if you have any additional access needs at paul@southlondongallery.org

About Jessica Ashman

Jessica Ashman is a multidisciplinary artist working in animation moving image, painting, installation, music and performance. Ashman’s work aims to explore gender, identity and race, drawing on the wider stories of the Black British diaspora communities she was raised in. Black radical theory and science fiction are also a heavy influence on Ashman’s practice, especially when it comes to narrative world building. As an arts educator, Ashman has been teaching her practice for over 10 years, creating workshops and resources that explore cultural identity, belonging and histories of oppression. Her arts education practice has seen her work with such institutions as Tate (Workshop Artist in Residence 2019 – 2020), ICA, Camden Arts Centre and Wellcome Trust. She is also an associate lecturer in Animation at Goldsmiths.

About Making Sense 

Making Sense brings young people, educators and researchers together to explore themes of inclusion and anti-racism, through youth-led creative collectives, teacher training, conversation and resources.

The programme works in schools to offer creative learning opportunities for young people and development opportunities for teachers. These learnings are shared online through an evolving, interactive and informative digital platform.

Making Sense is supported by A New Direction, University of the Arts London CCW, Hauser & Wirth, The RSA, and Mercedes Zobel.