One of the first young people focused programmes at Orleans House Gallery, the Dinner Party marked the trajectory for Richmond Arts Service in building its expertise in supporting young people struggling with transitions into adulthood. We worked with artist Paddy Hartley to create a new site-specific installation, through a seven-month project between Orleans House Gallery, the Strathmore Centre and Richmond upon Thames Exclusions Unit, working with young people outside of formal […]

The Dinner Party / 2004

Exploring the theme of environment, this project brought together the creative work of over 240 young people across five supported housing foyers in east London and Essex. Over a six-month period young people worked with visiting artists and local arts networks and took part in an arts residential in Dartmoor National Park. Foyer participants created a site-specific installation for Stratford Circus with artist Simon Dicker, and new residents worked with […]

Constellation, Simon Lee Dicker / 2004