Welcome to our Morecambe Agora project update page.
We'll keep this updated as the group and project evolves to document and share our journey along the way.
This is an open and welcoming group for all those that want to take part in developing ideas, reflect, think, collaborate and work towards creating public art that aims to bring the community together, create connection, and unity and bring joy to those who experience it.
The project is in a stage of research and development where we’re exploring what an ‘agora’ might be and getting to grips as a group with how we work together, supported and guided by our critical friend and artist Heather Peak Morison.
What happens and what will be is very much on us as a group and our will, efforts and input to make things happen.
We’ve talked about pop-up, virtual, mobile, semi-permanent and permanent structures. And testing and doing some workshops at the markets to get wider community involvement, input and support.
Heather has stressed the amount of time-making projects like this happen takes and how important research is in the process which usually takes at least 6 months.
We have a 'whats app' group for sharing ideas, and inspiration and for keeping in touch.
Morecambe Agora - Work in Progress
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN
Expressions of interest open for 'People and Places' themed projects: For more info and to apply: https://forms.gle/T7viNDqFVX7Nk9Fs5
UPCOMING: Thursday 25th August - 11 am-1 pm | In-Person Meeting at Good Things Studio, Arndale Morecambe Bay https://fb.me/e/3ZatwFbYp
Wednesday 27th July - Neighbourhood Walk
Mon 27th June - Online project gathering 12.30pm - 2.30pm on zoom https://fb.me/e/1AEQztSMw
Mon 13th June - Online project gathering Interactive map of alleyways by Jessie Holmes for the group to upload photos to. https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1CVSsG2Z56Hue3fjkQGY2Cj_heYLCaMY&hl=en_GB&ll=54.0647025756998%2C-2.881512349999995&z=16
April 2022 - Creative West End Visit to RV Furor Scribendi
February 2022 - Creative West End visit to meet Heather at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park https://www.creativewestend.net/post/visit-to-the-yorkshire-sculpture-park
September 2020 - Creative West End Inspiration and Learning Session with Heather Peak Morison https://www.creativewestend.net/post/agora-noun-feminine-meeting-place
Our Agora Inspiration Gallery:
West End Group Photos: