Future Network is a quarterly, informal evening hosted by Metal for artists, organisations and creative businesses working in all disciplines to come together to discuss ideas, meet others and learn new skills.
The next event is on Thursday 6th October at 6pm at Chauffeurs Cottage, St Peter’s Road, Peterborough PE1 1YX.
Guest speakers include Ben Rogaly an oral historian, geographer and current writer in residence, Dinis Machado a dancer and choreographer also artist in residence. Both will talk about their current works and the development of the projects they are doing in Peterborough.
If you would like to present one of the 3 Minute Wonder ‘open mic’ slots please email firstname.lastname@example.org asap.
6pm: Invited guest speaker, Dinis Machado will talk about his work with opportunity for Q&A.
Whilst in Residence at Metal Denis will be working on a project called Barco Dance Collection. Barco Dance Collection is a project where Dinis invites other choreographers, to choreograph a short solo (10 to 15 min) for him as a dancer.
It is a collection of dances rather then a collection of dance performances (in the interdisciplinary sense of a stage performance where the light, the sound, the set and the costumes build something together). The proposal for the choreographers is to think that the space where this dance happens is not the room where we are in but within the body itself. This is a collection of dances where dance is looked and worked on as something autonomous.
Denis with talk about his practice and the work he is developing whilst in residence at Metal Peterborough.
7pm – 7.30pm: 3 Minute Wonders - Up to 10 x 3 minute ‘open mic’ spots for artists/organisations to talk about new ideas, existing projects, opportunities coming up, or calls for support.
7.45pm – Invited Guest speaker Ben Rogaly with opporunity for Q & A
Ben Rogaly is an oral historian and geographer. Ben’s Peterborough-based collaboration with arts practitioners raises important questions about place, citizenship, work and belonging in the city, especially in the post-EU referendum context. Ben will draw on his earlier Places for All? project (2011-13) to introduce a discussion about his new creative collaboration with food factory, warehouse and distribution workers to be undertaken as a MetalPeterborough Writer-in-Residence.