Continued Professional Development

Curator-led Tour—Hayward Touring Curatorial Open: Listening
21 October 2014 /18.00-19.30/ FREE
BALTIC’s Project Space, BLATIC 39, 31–39 High Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW 
Join The Contemporary Art Society and artist Sam Belinfante for a curator-led tour of his pioneering exhibition investigating the act of listening in contemporary visual art.

Listening examines the crossover between the visual and the sonic with many of the artists selected working in both the fields of contemporary music and art. The exhibition includes a variety of media from drawings and sculpture to prints and video. Works in the exhibition range dramatically in duration from less than a second to six hours. 

To reserve your place please contact Matthew Hearn on / 07762 146 957 and mention Teacher CPD when booking

Sam Belinfante Teachers Twilight
Thursday 23 October 2014/ 16.30-18.30 / BALTIC Course fee: £30
Join curator, artist and musician, Sam Blelinfante in this workshop exploring ways to integrate sound art using everyday technologies and innovative contemporary practice into your classroom teaching.

Belinfante has initiated curatorial projects that operate as an extension of his studio practice in a mixture of performance, choreography and collaboration. In May he co-directed The Changing Room, a new opera with Bruce McLean at Leeds City Art Gallery. In June, Belinfante co-curated The Voice and the Lens, a festival exploring the treasures of the human voice at the Whitechapel Gallery. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and is completing a PhD in Fine Art at the University of Leeds. Belinfante is represented by Southard Reid, London.

Photography Twilight
Thursday 27 November 2014 /
16:30-18:30 / BALTIC Course fee: £30
This workshop will give the opportunity for teachers to approach photography in new, innovative and experimental ways. Working with artist Alexandra Hughes, this session will include a consideration for the photographic object and explore photography in relation to it and other mediums. This workshop is designed to allow teachers to directly apply learning back into their own classroom activities.

Using Digital Twilight – films and drones!
Monday 1 December 2014 / 16:30-18:30 / BALTIC Course fee: £30
Digital video technology offers opportunities for young people to make high-quality films using inexpensive equipment. BALTIC freelance artist Guy Schofield is one of the founders of Cinehack, a project dedicated to micro-budget film-making. In this hands-on session Guy will cover low-budget film making techniques, including mobile film-making, capturing aerial footage with drones, achieving basic visual effects and building DIY film equipment.

Wellbeing for the Artist Teacher Educator
Saturday 17 January 2015/ 10:00-15:00 / BALTIC Course fee: £50
Lunch not included

  • How do you achieve work/life balance when you are an educator?
  • What technologies can help the art, craft and design educator?
  • Can you do a digital-detox?
  • How can you de-clutter your physical space; your headspace; your cyber space?
  • How do we deal with difficult people and difficult situations in the workplace?
  • Can networking make a difference?
  • How can you get back into being an artist teacher?

Teachers are getting burnt out. Constant external pressures take the focus away from teaching. This session will give you the space to think and reflect as well as the opportunity to discuss, debate, explore and develop strategies to help balance your life and contribute to your own creative well being.



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