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Feasting on our research

  In July 2016 the Food Project working group organised a ‘Research Feast’ to showcase and build on the work that we’ve been doing exploring the regulation of food habits. The evening event was part of the Connected Communities Festival 2016 and focused on sharing the key findings of the project with a wider audience, as well as […]

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Bristol Big Sisters on Tour in and around Bristol

Bristol Big Sisters was developed within the project ‘Muslim Engagement in Bristol’ and was created in collaboration with the Muslim Women’s Network UK. The display celebrates Muslim women role models from Bristol and invites others to follow their lead. The exhibit features over 20 inspiring Muslim women including the project steering group, as well as magistrate […]

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Space of Dissent Video

Spaces of Dissent: Coproducing resilient futures This series of workshops brings together social enterprises, charitable organisations and activist groups within Bristol into spaces of mutual learning in which best practice can be shared and common tensions can be explored. We combine embodied facilitation techniques with digital media, art and experiential learning.  We recognise that right […]

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Welcome to Productive Margins new website

After a 6 month labour of love we are launching our new more interactive, reflective and user friendly website! Here you will find multidisciplinary projects’ outputs, reflections on co-production and a range of resources. We wanted a website that, besides communicating research news and outputs, would enable us to share our experience of the dilemmas […]

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Artist Commission: Bristol-based food project

Productive Margins is seeking an artist or collective/team to work collaboratively on a socially engaged arts project exploring access to food in community settings in Bristol. Applications are invited from from artists and creative practitioners from a range of disciplines including visual arts, performance, installation, and public art. The project will run from May to July 2016 and the […]

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Light Moves film

Light Moves (The Film) …we move, we dance, we see, we draw, we think, we stand, we roam, we film, we wonder, we capture, we turn, we jump, we click, we feel, we walk, with light moves, across the ground, of the places where we live, where we belong, we move, we dance, we see, […]

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