About

David Slater is Director of UK participatory arts company Entelechy Arts, based in Deptford, southeast London. He has extensive experience of working with participatory arts practice in both urban and rural communities. In 2011 he was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to learn from arts programmes working with older people in the USA. He has a particular interest in programmes that are working with older, old people supporting them to connect and contribute to the cultural life of their communities.

The blog is an excuse to reflect on new learnings and to weave experiences drawn from projects and programmes initiated in the last thirty-five years

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4 Responses to About

  1. david please send me your email. this is a wonderful that you are doing…

  2. Dolly Brittan says:

    Getting the message across. Amazing what can be done with a group of “old” people, spontaneously, without a script or any preparation!
    Well done David. I love your vision.
    Dolly

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  4. aquatil says:

    Hi Mr Slater.

    I read about the work you do at Entelechy on the website.

    I look forward to focus my work into similar projects, orientated to the community, using art to help people with disabilities or difficulties to live better.

    I learned about the project “Little boxes of memories” and would like to take part in it.

    My work involves mainly video production and edition, but I’m also interested into sculpture and collage made from recycled materials.

    I have a Bachelor degree in Graphic Design and a Masters in Arts and Digital Technologies. I also have some experience in contemporary dance. Some of my recent creations, along with information about my career, can be seen at:

    maredemaria.wordpress.com

    As a Brazilian, my first instinct was to contact Fabricio, the producer at “Casa das Fases” in Londrina, who told me you had opened opportunities for new collaborators.

    I could be a bridge between the participants in London and the ones in Londrina, or maybe orientate them to produce their ‘little boxes’, or even help to organise the presentation event…

    I know my proposals are still vague, but my will to participate is enormous!

    I would like, if possible, to meet you and get some more information about the “Little boxes of memories”, or about other projects where my help would be welcome.

    Kind regards,

    Maria Luiza Gill

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