The Uncut Society – an unconference event and workshop

Uncut Unconference

Title: The Uncut Society – an unconference event and workshop
Location: MadLab (Upstairs)
Description: An ‘unconference’ and workshop for artists, activists, community leaders, NGO project workers, trade unions, young people, elders, and media workers. We aim to explore a range of imaginative new media, creative, cultural and artistic means of mounting more effective and non-violent oppositional tactics in the public sphere.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-03-05
End Time: 16:00

Creating a united front and formulating a more coherent public critique of the Coalition Government’s regime of cuts and the drastic consequences that these are now having for civil society, the health  service, education, the arts, communities and the environment. In collaboration with Arts Against the Cuts.

And about building support in the North for the main TUC march in London on the 26th of March

What is an Unconference?

An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as high fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization.

Speakers

We have a wide range of speakers coming, but the aims of the day is to build dialogue and relationships. Everyone is welcome.

  • Anna Burton TUC Organiser, London
  • David Berridge  Artist/activist
  • AIR collective:
  • Pippa Koszerek
  • Helen Dearnley – from Lincolnshire
  • Myself – from London
  • Jack Hutchinson – from Oxford
  • Sally Lemsford – from Derbyshire
  • Arts Against the Cuts: Louis Hartnoll President  LMU Art Students Union Students’ Union

Part of the MERZMAN Kurt Schwitters in the North project and coordinated in association with MadLab and Littoral Arts Trust

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