Movements

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Bread and Roses Theatre Collective performs a show with a polemic message: don't privatise the NHS. 
Photo by Aaron Anfinson.

Movements was a one-day, international conference at Nottingham Contemporary, produced by researchers from Nottingham Trent and University of Nottingham. It brought together academics, artists, charities, policy makers, and journalists from six continents to Nottingham to share knowledge and best practice about community organising, resistance, and nascent movement strategies. The event included a performance from the Nottingham-based Bread and Roses Theatre Collective and a film screening of Austerity Fight and a Q&A with the film's producers and directors, Phil Maxwell and Hazuan Hashim. Movements was funded by Midlands3Cities and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

I conceived the concept and assembled a project team of researchers from University of Nottingham with relevant research expertise - Abi Rhodes and David Civil. I led on the executive work of producing the project: I fundraised £7,500 to run the project, established and managed relationships with Nottingham Contemporary and the keynote speakers, and developed the marketing strategy for the project. At the conclusion, I wrote the evaluation report to the funder.