How is art writing?

A series of artist-led conversations over dinner

How is Art Writing? is a series of artist-led dinners that enable a travelling conversation through and alongside the In a word… programme. The series aims to profile as well as stimulate support for an ecology of interdisciplinary writing practices, in and from Yorkshire.

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How is art writing? Is part of the In a word… programme and a project being developed in collaboration with curator, Rachel Lois Clapham.

The project is a series of open, artist-led conversations over dinner in response to the question, "How is Art Writing?"

The first dinner was an evening conversation, food and action hosted by Sohail Khan in the environs of Milnsbridge, Huddersfield.

Sohail Khan taking guests on a walk through the back-streets of Huddersfield as part of 'Zone Conversations' 2010 © Simon Zimmerman

Arrangements for further dinners with East Street Arts (reorganised following disruption to the programme, cause by snow at the end of 2010), Rachel Lois Clapham and Wild Pansy Press and The Other Room.

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This series of dinners responds to several conversations with people at and following the launch of RITE at Project Space Leeds in March 2010.