Art Matters

July 6


10:30 am - 03:30 pm

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Ashia Oozeer & Catherine Mcgill

Website: Organizer's Website


University Way AVA Building, London, E16 2RD

London, GB, E16 2RD

ART MATTERS in collaboration with the University of the Arts, London, University of East London and NSEAD/SEAD(South East Art & Design) will be hosting a FREE teachers training event on Saturday 6th July 10.30am-3.30pm                                            

Aims of the session:

  • Opportunity to view the annual East London Schools Exhibition ‘Art Matters’

  • Explore matters related to the Exhibition and implications for learning and teaching

  • Engage in practical drawing workshop run by UAL/LCF

  • Artist talk from Chila Kumari Burman

  • SEAD action planning


We will be based in Knowledge Dock and the ADI studio.

10.30     Welcome / Outline of the day and introduction to the show 

10.50     View ‘Art Matters’ Exhibition

  • Teachers are welcome to bring and use sketchbooks, drawing implements, camera phones, notation to record their observations and thinking

11.45     Reconvene in studio for plenary session

12.00-12.45 Lunch (A light lunch will be provided, please bring your own lunch if you have specific dietary requirements)

12.45-2.15 practical drawing workshop led by UAL /LCF

2.15-3.00 Talk by Artist Dr. Chila Kumari Burman

  • Dr. Chila Kumari Burman is an iconic British artist. A significant figure in the Black British Art movement of the 1980s. Burman was one of the first British Asian female artists to have a monograph written about her work: Lynda Nead’s, Chila Kumari Burman: Beyond Two Cultures (1995) and a second monograph by Nead was published in 2012. In 2018, Burman received an honorary doctorate from University of the Arts London for her outstanding contributions to the Creative Industries.

3.00-3.30 SEAD Meeting-development and action plan

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