David Slater is Director of UK participatory arts company Entelechy Arts, based in Deptford, southeast London. He has extensive experience of working with participatory arts practice in both urban and rural communities. In 2011 he was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to learn from arts programmes working with older people in the USA. He has a particular interest in programmes that are working with older, old people supporting them to connect and contribute to the cultural life of their communities.
The blog is an excuse to reflect on new learnings and to weave experiences drawn from projects and programmes initiated in the last thirty-five years