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Tuesday 21 July 2020


This workshop is for STEAMhouse members only

Curator John Eng Kiet Bloomfield joins us for a conversation about how he and Wysing Arts Centre work with artists. Wysing Arts Centre is a thriving cultural campus of ten buildings across an 11 acre rural site in south Cambridgeshire which hosts experimental  residencies for UK and international artists, and delivers a critically acclaimed public programme of gallery exhibitions, events and digital projects. 

John will talk through the different ways he develops relationships with artists, how he curates exhibitions, how Wysing develops its residency programmes and what they look for in applications. This session will be useful for anyone who is interested in learning more about working with curators and arts organisations and applying for residencies. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions.

This event is hosted by Eastside Projects and is for STEAMhouse members only. Find out how to join HERE

John Eng Kiet Bloomfield joined Wysing Arts in July 2016. He works on the organisation’s programme of residencies, exhibitions, events, partnership projects and digital projects. At Wysing, he has curated the exhibitions All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding,more of an avalanche,Warm Worlds and Otherwise and All Channels Open. John also co-ordinates the Syllabus programme, a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme that supports ten artists each year.

Before Wysing, John was an editor at Black Dog Publishing alongside which he worked as a freelance curator, developing exhibitions and projects for Arcadia Missa, Flat Time House, MOT International and Tate. John has worked for the British Film Institute and Rich Mix, London and has also worked for the artist Isaac Julien.