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Expanded Print July 22

Expanded print’ is a new term being used by artists to describe work which asks ‘how might we challenge print beyond the frame?’ Join a research group for four short days’ of facilitated open-ended collaborative experimentation in the screen print workshop. Guaranteed to push us all out of our comfort zones, the outcomes of this project will be published in some form at IMPACT 12 (the international print conference hosted by UWE in September).

Price: £425.00 full price / £340.00 concessionary price

Date: 26th - 29th July 2022

For more information please email [email protected]

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Course Code

Expanded Print

Course Leader

Emma Gregory
Course Description

Who is it for?

Practicing creatives: open mind essential, some experience screen printing experience would be useful.

Content structure

Each day will be broken into two, 2, hour sessions. Participants will work to test or explore a series of questions as prompts using the model of a 'research group'. On the final day there will be an extended reflection session and physical outcomes will be documented.

Participants will leave the course understanding the value of working in a group or community of learning in relation practical research, will have explored the concept of 'expanded print' in practical terms and having developed a more confident/perceptive judgement and a depth of understanding of how this concept (i.e. expanded print) relates to their own creative practice.

How is the course delivered?

This will be a physical course, delivered in person at our UWE Bristol City campus (Bower Aston). The course runs from 9.30am - 3.30pm every day.

About: Emma Gregory

Emma trained as a printmaker in the 80s, worked in dance and theatre in the 90’s, made her way back to print in the ‘noughties’. In 2014, Emma began investigating other artists and, specifically, the structures and tools they used to support their artistic development post MA level. The following year she created a course for her peer group – Press Play, CPD for Artists, hosted by Spike Print Studios. She has been gathering research to feed the course, whilst leading it, ever since. Her training is consistently well reviewed, and has been described by participants as ‘play with serious intent…rigorous…sensitive’. She continues to make and show her own work: writing; drawing; printing; ceramics and video. In her teaching, as with everything she does, collaboration is key.

Emma has worked for the National Theatre, The Hayward, Whitechapel, The Bluecoat as a freelance educator.

The course price includes all materials, PPE and catering.

Courses will be held at UWE Bristol City Campus. The course is limited to a maximum of 8 participants, please sign up early to secure your place.


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