David Slater was Founder Director of UK participatory arts company Entelechy Arts, based in Deptford, southeast London. He remains an Associate of the company. David has extensive experience of working with participatory arts practice in both urban and rural communities with a particular interest in programmes that support older, old people to connect and contribute to the cultural life of their communities.
This blog started in 2011 to record experiences gained through a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship, learning from arts programmes working with older people in the USA.
Posts reflect on new learnings and to weave experiences drawn from projects and programmes initiated in the last forty-five years. All views are his own.
To read about the ongoing groundbreaking work of Entelechy Arts click here