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New skills, new horizons

New skills, new horizons

Two years after moving our studios from London to Thurrock, Kinetika is becoming more and more embedded in the community. We love our fantastic new workspace at High House Production Park, and it’s great to be part of a thriving creative community here. Of course…

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Kinetika is Recruiting 2016!

Kinetika is Recruiting 2016!

We are inviting you to join our journey! 2015 has been an extraordinary year for Kinetika. From our base at High House Production Park in Thurrock we created a 10 day walking and talking festival walking 100 miles around the borough making new friends. We’ve hand-painted…

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KINETIKA WINS HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND SUPPORT

KINETIKA WINS HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND SUPPORT

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £64,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a new project building on last year’s Thurrock 100, THURROCK 100 STORIES. Working with local historians and heritage volunteers, as well as 20 schools and 20 community groups from…

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Reimagining India

Reimagining India

Ali Pretty has just returned from Kolkata which she visited along with associate designer Mark Forrest and creative producer Nicky Webb to research a new project courtesy of the British Council/Arts Council’s Re:Imagine India scheme. Nicky sent an account of their trip… What a trip! It’s an absolute…

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Kolkata calling!

Kolkata calling!

We are very pleased to announce that Kinetika has been awarded funds through the British Council/Arts Council Reimagine India scheme to develop an ambitious new project entitled In Other People’s Shoes. Kinetika has long-standing links with Kolkata and produced an ambitious carnival there (pictured above)…

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Totally Thames Source to the Sea

Totally Thames Source to the Sea

We’re very pleased to be taking part in Totally Thames’ Source to the Sea project – in which this little bottle of water from the River Thames is conveyed from the source in Gloucestershire to the Sea off the Essex coast. Do join us on…

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A History of the Royal Opera House in Silk

A History of the Royal Opera House in Silk

Coming soon to the Royal Opera House!  Ali Pretty has designed a magnificent history of the iconic building in silk, which will be displayed as part of the Deloitte Ignite Festival 2015, 5th-6th Sept, and is free admission.  We’re getting some great press coverage,  which to date…

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Artists: there’s life beyond London!

Artists: there’s life beyond London!

Ali Pretty featured in the Guardian recently, discussing the potential for artists to move outside the confines of the capital and flourish.  In the article Ali talks about the advantages of moving to our current home High House Production Park in Thurrock, Essex.   More space and…

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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

    Join us as we celebrate the River Crouch

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Throw away your mobile phones!

Throw away your mobile phones!

  “Throw away your mobile phones! Children have found a whole new way to communicate! Working with artists Helen Morse Palmer and Stuart Bowditch, pupils from Ashingdon Primary Academy and Cold Norton Primary have been exploring ways of sending encoded messages to each other across…

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