Tottenham’s Creative Green Economy: Panel Discussion

Wednesday 26th June | 6 – 8pm

Pressure Drop Brewery and Taproom Mill Mead Road #Unit 6 London N17 9QP

Join us on 26 June 2024 from 6pm at Pressure Drop Brewing for Made by Tottenham‘s next panel talk and networking event.

As part of Made by Tottenham’s work on the Tottenham Creative Spaces Green Grants, we talk about ways in which you can make your practice greener and more sustainable, including the physical space you work in. The panel discussion will run from 6pm and be followed by time for networking.

Speakers include:

Vickie Hayward, Company,Place

Vickie founded Company,Place in 2018. Specialising in sustainable arts and culture initiatives for the built environment, Company,Place focuses on large-scale, experimental and interdisciplinary projects that bring people together and turn places into destinations.

Seetal Solanki, Founder and Director of Ma-tt-er
Seetal Solanki is a London-based materials translator and the Founder and Director of materials research design studio Ma-tt-er. Her work explores alternative methods of employing and implementing materials more responsibly across industry and education. She is also the author of Why Materials Matter: Responsible Design for a Better World and a Senior Researcher at On Road.

Eva Freeman, El Warcha

Eva is a designer, artist, and maker who loves people, colour and materials. Eva specialises in co-designing furniture, environments and play equipment for under 5’s and their families.

Sebastian Hicks, architect

Sebastian is an architect and Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brooks University. Sebastian’s latest projects involve the ‘Chapel of Many’ and ‘CoForum’ research pavilions, implemented to activate public debate and support artists in multiple locations.

Chair: Marie-France Kittler

Marie-France has over fifteen years experience of working as a curator, cultural producer and arts manager. Since 2014, she has been working exclusively in the public sphere on audience-led projects and programmes which generate greater access to the arts.

Image credit and copyright: Detail from Medusae, a new hoarding for Ferry Lane, Tottenham Hale, N17, by Rachel Thomson. This jellyfish form is made from waste plastic packaging collected around Tottenham and captured using the earliest form of cameraless photography, the cyanotype photogram.