Joshua Sofaer


You & Your Work 9

Georgie Meagher & Malcolm Whittaker, 'Kansas'. Photo by Pekka Mäkinen

Friday 15th of June, 6pm onwards
The Wellspring Healthy Living Centre, Bristol
The Walled Garden Project in Barton Hill, Bristol

Saturday 16th of June, 3pm onwards
Arnolfini, Bristol
(Panel Discussion 4-5pm, Main Auditorium)

You & Your Work (Y&YW) is back, this time in partnership with and taking place at Arnolfini, The Wellspring Healthy Living Centre and The Walled Garden Project in Barton Hill. Y&YW’s ninth festival ‘Here and There’, will showcase risk-taking outcomes from 3 new ambitious commissioned projects, including Dane Watkin’s ‘Iconkit’, a new online performative and interactive survey; Sue Palmer, Joff Winterhart and Simon Robert’s ‘100 Year Old Band’ made up of participants aged 0–100 and food-based performance work ‘Our Daily Bread’ by Lucy Cassidy. Y&YW are also very pleased to be hosting Australian artists Malcolm Whittaker and Georgie Meagher, with their participatory mapping performance ‘Kansas’,  as well as presenting exciting live works from UK-based artists.

Y&YW will also present an open panel discussion on participatory performance practices, with guest speakers Joshua Sofaer (Artist), Theron Schmidt (King’s College London), Ilana Mitchell (Creative Director, Wunderbar Festival) and Y&YW commissioned artist Sue Palmer with project participants.