The Eroles Project: Reimagining Activism
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - Friday, October 21, 2016, 10-5pm
The Eroles Project
The Eroles Project began in 2014 as a learning /training for action centre in the village of Eroles (Spain). In 2016 NewBridge Project Space transformed into Eroles Annual Learning Centre for a series of creative projects that aim to transform society.
Wednesday 19 October 2016
Creative projects that change the system – Presentation & Workshop
How can we connect with the power of the heart and the fire of imagination to empower systemic change? This workshop gave creative tools for people working in change drawing from transformational arts practice and Theatre of the Oppressed.
Thursday 20 October 2016
Radically thinking as a species – Presentation & Workshop
A sharing of tools developed during a programme with refugees, activists and humanitarian workers in Spain throughout summer 2016 which fosters new approaches to borders in the context of the humanitarian crisis. Eroles are in the midst of actioning a creative project with refugees. Find out how you can get involved.
Friday 21 October 2016
Reimagining Activism – Presentation & Workshop
This workshop offered holistic, participatory and creative methods to resource us to remain inspired and effective within our activism. How can we find ways of living, working and organising which exemplify the values we want to realise in the world?
The Eroles Project hosted a participatory debate on the theme of reimagining activism to reflect on how and why change happens.
Hidden Civil War was a month long programme of events and exhibitions across Newcastle upon Tyne that exposed, collated and presented evidence of a Hidden Civil War in Britain today. Hidden Civil War, a collaborative project, commissioned by The NewBridge Project and developed in partnership with East St Arts, Hands on Film Lab, Metal, Paper Rhino, Mark Donne, Taryn Edmonds, Chris Erskine, Julia Heslop, Beth Ramsay, Julie Tomlin, Vicky Ward and Aisha Zia. Hidden Civil War was delivered with the support of partner venues; Cobalt Studios, Tyne Theatre, Summerhill Bowling Club and The Cumberland Arms. Accompanying publication, The Precariat is produced by Paper Rhino.