Thursday 13th March, 6.30pm
BAR Gallery, 4-5 Queens Parade, Walm Lane NW2 5HT
Join us at BAR Gallery for a presentation of the Latymer Mapping Project in the context of counter-mapping and community art projects. We will present our research, methodology and processes and share our experiences of running a community-focused project in North Kensington, as well as reflecting on the response from local residents to the final map.
This is a great opportunity to discuss in depth the various issues surrounding community engagement and participation, the artist’s role and responsibilities in the process of urban regeneration and useful strategies for working with local residents, organisations and community representatives.
For further information please visit BAR Gallery’s website.
About the Latymer Mapping Project
The Latymer Mapping Project was a local community project run by Latymer Projects and artist Constantine Gras in collaboration with local residents of North Kensington between March 2012 and July 2013. An initial 6 week workshop programme, comprising of group discussions, presentations and walks culminated in an alternative map for the area, exploring a range of issues from unofficial histories, regeneration and gentrification to personal and collective notions of community. On Thursday 13th March we will present our research, methodology and processes and share our experiences of running a community-focused project in North Kensington, as well as reflecting on the response from the local community to the final map. Project website: http://latymermappingproject.wordpress.com/