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Conversation #1, 3rd March / On Useful information – Living Together Becontree Handbook launch event

Conversation #1
On Useful information
Living Together Becontree Handbook launch event
3rd March – Broadcast from 7 – 8.30, IRL from 6.30 – 9

Join residents past and present from Becontree in conversation with artist Verity-Jane Keefe and curator Charlie Gregory discussing the newly produced A Residents Handbook for the Becontree Estate.

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Between 2019 and 2021 Keefe worked with residents from across Becontree on the development of a new Residents Handbook as something both useful and as an artwork In August 2021 a virtual round table was held online between the artist and eight residents, discussing key themes that feature in the Handbook and Living Together: Housing, Politics, The Future and more. This features as a central spread that weaves through the publication. Participants from the virtual round table will join the artist in a conversation with curator Charlie Gregory, who worked with Keefe on the emerging handbook and Living Together between 2018 and 2020.

“Conversation (noun)

A talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which news and ideas are exchanged.”

A series of conversations in response to the themes of Living Together, Becontree and its centenary. The conversations will be blended, recorded in front of a live studio audience at Valence Library and streamed on LT TV.

You can watch online at: www.livingtogether.org.uk/tv