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Greenham Common Trust

Greenham Common Trust

Greenham: War and Peace

10 four-meter silk banners have been created by Kinetika artistic director Ali Pretty together with the local community (including BBOWT, St Gabriel’s School, former Peace Women, local war historians and numerous individuals) to capture and portray the many stories and events on the Common.

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Thurrock Artists – CPD Opportunity!

Thurrock Artists – CPD Opportunity!

Opportunity for Thurrock Artists   June 12th – 17th 2017

  • To participate in SILK RIVER, a major arts project involving a cultural exchange between the UK and India.
  • To develop your artistic skills by participating in a 6 day silk batik workshop, led by us here at Kinetika.
  • To gain knowledge of your local community and their stories, and those of an India-linked partner, through the development of a silk batik scroll.

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Over to you Dipika! – Elizabeth Lynch

Over to you Dipika! – Elizabeth Lynch

January 2017 The Backstory As I write now, I’m sitting outside the Jain Koti, home to the second residency this month at in Azimganj, Murshidabad. 15 artists and crafts people from West Bengal are here for 6 days to exchange skills and techniques with Kinetika…

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10 Days in November – Ali Pretty

10 Days in November – Ali Pretty

Silk River is underway. Ali Pretty, Jacci Todd, (Kinetika UK) and Ruchira Das, Naireet Basak (Think Arts) took a ten-day journey along the banks of the Hooghly to hear stories from local people along the way. After a short tour of each place the team…

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Business Administrator Recruitment

Business Administrator Recruitment

        The Kinetika team have had an incredibly successful year so far with the completion of Thurrock 100 Stories 2016 and have secured funding for two major upcoming projects including ‘Silk River’  which celebrates links between India and the UK, and another which continues relationships with schools…

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Arts Council announces funding for Silk River!

Arts Council announces funding for Silk River!

   

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Flag Painting Workshops 2016

Flag Painting Workshops 2016

BOOK NOW! For more information visit: www.thurrock100.com 

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Thurrock 100 Stories – 2016 Launched!

Thurrock 100 Stories – 2016 Launched!

Kinetika today visited Chadwell St Mary Primary School to launch its new creative community project, THURROCK 100 STORIES, which has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England. The company is calling for local people of all ages to get involved in a variety of different…

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All Change At Kinetika

All Change At Kinetika

This week we’ll be saying goodbye to someone who has contributed a huge amount to Kinetika over the past few years. Edwina Rigby, our much-loved Business and Project Manager, is stepping down from her full-time role with the company, although she will continue to be involved…

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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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