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What is A Picture of Me?
‘A Picture of Me’ is a creative exploration of self.
Find your voice and discover your own story in this new and exciting 8 week programme for young adults with autism and learning disabilities.
Working with specialist artists,  you’ll learn how to uncover your own story in a series of hands on workshops.
You decide how you want your story to be to be told by exploring either dance movement & film or street art.

Participants will:

  • Craft their own stories in a safe inclusive environment.
  • Generate blog posts around progress, insights and feedback
  • Collaborate on the final sharing event, including narration, technical
    aspects of the filming or presentation skills.
  • Develop an increased awareness of the different aspects and the work involved in creating artwork and sharing it publicly.

Who is it for?
Young adults with autism and learning disabilities.

How much is it?
It is free!

Where is it?
The workshops will be run in our Carlisle Studios, in the Central Methodist Hall, 5 Market Street Carlisle, CA3 8QJ

When is it?
The project is running from February to April 2022.
Movement & Film and Street Art are on different days, please see below for the session dates.

Book either Street Art or Dance & Film Below

Street Art

This will begin with 4 half day sessions where you will explore your own creative voice to create and share your story.

You will then be working with Landmark Street Arts to transform your story into visual art, using street art techniques over 4 full day sessions.
Your work will be publicly displayed. 

Dates

First Block – Half Day Sessions, 1pm to 3.30pm:

Wednesdays, 9th, 16th, 23rd February and 2nd March 2022

Second Block – Full Day Sessions, 9.30am to 3.30pm:

Wednesdays 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th March 2022

Book Street Art Here

Dance Movement and Film

This will begin with 4 half day sessions where you will explore your own creative voice to create and share your story.

You will then work with Dance Artist Susie Tate and Film Maker Nick Greenall Arts who will guide you through the process of turning a story into a dance and film piece over 4 full day sessions. You will learn about choreography, storyboarding and filmmaking. The final work will be share with the public.

Dates

First Block – Half Day Sessions, 1pm to 3.30pm:

Tuesdays 8th, 15th, 22nd February and 1st March 2022

Second Block – Full Day Sessions, 9.30am 3.30pm:

Tuesdays 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th March 2022

Book Dance and Film Here