Make.Practice.Perfect. – What we heard and saw

At Make.Practice.Perfect our Document artists Andrew Bracey, Geoff Litherland, Jessica Harby, Kajal Nisha Patel, Tracey Kershaw were joined by contributors Joanne LeeDaniel Sean Kelly, Roma Piotrowska and Conohar Scott to explore what prevents artists from acting and making progress and what can help them move forward in their practices.

Andrew Bracey, Geoff Litherland, Jessica Harby, Kajal Nisha Patel, Tracey Kershaw talked about things that have helped them in their careers, things such as residencies, employment in the arts, DYI activities, creative communities and mentoring.

Document artists

Joanne Lee – artist, academic, writer and publisher – talked about procrastination and what stops us from making art.

Daniel Kelly – artist and co-director of Two Queens gallery and studios, Leicester – explored the notion of whether an artist needs an art education.

Conohar Scott – artist and academic – explored the notion of using art for change and collaborative working practices.

Roma Piotrowska – Exhibitions Manager, Ikon Gallery – talked about useful art, user generated content and socially engaged practice.