To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Artworks, the longest existing artist-run studio and gallery space in Cambridge, we’re hosting a fortnight of art activity focusing on collaboration in art.

October 24th – 1st November

Opening times (Opening reception Friday 23rd 6-8pm- all welcome). Wednesday to Friday 1-6pm, Saturday & Sunday 2-5 pm.

Correspondence: Exhibition

In an exploration of connections and equivalencies, the Correspondence exhibition brings together past and present Artworks artists to work in new partnerships to create a group show. Here, in a conscious act of reflection artists find new strategies for collaborative practice. Free.

Saturday October 24 2015, 5 pm

How to be artful: Talk

In light of her recent books Artful and How To Be Both, writer Ali Smith in conversation with writer Alexandra Harris about the creative possibilities of cross art form dialogue and the unexpected connection which enables the forms to evolve into something more.

£5 (include refreshments)

Saturday October 24 2015, 7 pm

Collaboration: Artist film screening

In response to Artworks’ Correspondence exhibition, Collaboration will focus on artists’ film work made collaboratively. The programme will explore the potential for collaboration not only as a practice of dialogue and play but also as a potent space for democratic expression.

£5 (include refreshments)

Sunday October 25 2015

11am - 2 pm

Bookmaking: A Master class

If you love a book’s structure as much as its contents, learn how to make your own, hand-sewn and hard-bound, using traditional techniques and materials. You’ll discover some of the history of bookbinding as you build your own journal. All materials provided and refreshments are also included.

£30 (rate subsidised by Cambridge Artworks)

Tickets available from September 1st