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7point9 in association with Finding Projects, The British Council, The Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival presents:

THE CHANGING ROOM. Arab artists occupy an underground gallery*, a magic shop and an office hub to evoke signs of change. 15 Aug 2012 - 30 Sep 2012. Taking place at the venues below at 10am-6pm unless otherwise stated.*

TALKS + EVENTS PROGRAMME of The Changing Room curated and chaired by aladin
All events are free and take place 10am-11.30am at Davenports Magic Shop unless stated otherwise.*

Throughout the week the following will attend events in addition to those they are featured at: John Grant, Mark Borkowski, Hector Proud, members of FocalLocal [Ambassadors of Changing Room], Bill Roy [proprietor and operator of Davenports Magic Shop and Underground Gallery], Ricardo Davila Otoya.

- Wednesday 12 September. Talking Art and Uprisings, Arabia to the U.K.: A conversation about art and social change. With Noor Kadhim, Founder of InTheFrame and Rebecca Swift, Creative Producer of Entelechy Arts.

- Friday 14 September. Refuse, rise-up and re-use. and Changing Room and FocalLocal team members collaboratively create and make an art work with scavenged and found objects.

- Sunday 16 September.  Magical Mystery Talk/Show: Exhibition tour and talk with a twist by project initiator aladin.

- Monday 17 September. IslamaGood: The remake of creative marketing for, with and by the Muslim majority world. With John Grant.

- Monday 24 September. Creative uprisings. With Ansel Neckles and Stephanie McLaren from socially aware multidisciplinary agency www.twentypercentextra.com , John Grant Co-Founder of St.Luke's, author of Green Marketing Manifesto, Coopportunity etc,

- Thursday 27 September. - Curating without Compromise. With Lindsay Hughes, Creative Producer, Visual Arts, ICIA, University of Bath.

- Friday 28 September. From Tahrir Square to Social Enterprise: dissecting the idea of collaboration. With Ricardo Davila-Otoya , 'Samthetechie' from Occupy Movement Sam Carlisle, John Grant.

- Friday 28 September - Liberation: a workshop and nightwalk. With aladin. Outdoors: 10.30 pm until LATE. Strictly by invitation: email change[at]7point9.org with full name and contact details; information will be sent by return.

- Saturday 29 September - Magic and Neural Nudging for Emergencies: An Un-Workshop in Behaviour Change. Outdoors: 2pm - indefinite. With aladin; Strictly by invitation: email change[at]7point9.org with full name and contact details; information will be sent by return.

All events are FREE but RSVP recommended by emailing:change[at]7point9.org with the subject heading 'Changing Roomt' and the date of proposed visit; the body of the email should contain the full names of each prospective visitor.

Davenport’s Magic Shop, Exit 9, Charing Cross Underground, London WC2N 4HZ
Hub Westminster, First Floor, New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4TE


*Please note the project completed its sojourn at Underground Gallery on 17 September and is no longer at this venue.

7point9 is an interdisciplinary action research platform initiated by aladin.