Art & Artists
Social Works? Socially Engaged Art Events, Commissions and Writing
A programme of workshops, get-togethers, critical writing and artist commissions to support socially engaged artistic practice in the UK. Developed by Axisweb and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Supported by Manchester Metropolitan University, Arts Council England, Peckham Platform, The Art House Wakefield, and Heart of Glass.
Learn more about the recipients of the Social Works? funding
Models of Validation
Social Works? was created through the Models of Validation Knowledge Transfer Partnership between Axisweb and Manchester Metropolitan University. Read about the project here.
Critical Writing - Social Works?: Open
Read about the first Social Works?: Open publication and find out more about the contributors to this issue
Artist commissions and commissioned writing
Find out about the artists behind the two workshop commissions and the rationales behind their proposed workshops
Artist-Led Workshop: No Shortlists
Artist-Led Workshop: Of the City: Developers' Dinner
Find out about the artists who organised the four Social Works? Get-Togethers and plans for their events
Get-Together: SEA FAIR
Get-Together: For the Love of Labour
Get-Together: Arts & Health
Get-Together: A balancing act