An exercise in experimental eduction


At the point of encounter, there are neither utter ignoramuses nor perfect sages; there are only people who are attempting, together, to learn more than they know now.

Paulo Freire 'Pedagogy of the Oppressed'

Collective Production was an Access To Arts residency in March 2010 working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, and communities, with a wide range of skill levels.

The residency explored modes, methods and histories of non-hierarchical co-production as an experimental functioning alternative to current redundant models of participartory art. A number of works were made collectively by whoever happened to be present.

87 pauses while responding to a question
SD video, 4 mins

86 responses to a question about the nature of happiness
SD video, 2 mins

35 hand-drawn maps of a city centre
Stopframe Animation, 8 mins, looped

35 photographs taken by 7 people sharing a circular journey
Slideshow, 6 mins

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