Jamboree 2018  //  28th June — 1st July 2018

As an independent artist-led project, Jamboree has been crafted and developed by a small number of dedicated people.  Meet the team responsible for making Jamboree 2018 happen...

Project Initiators
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LOW PROFILE - Image Credit: Oliver Rudkin

Jamboree is devised by LOW PROFILE - artists Rachel Dobbs & Hannah Rose (nee Jones). They are the driving force behind the on-going Jamboree project. As artists, LOW PROFILE are committed to delivering ambitious artist-led activity in Plymouth & across the UK – including PL:ay festival (2007), Come to Ours (2011) and Jamboree (2015, 2018 – ongoing).

Event Producer
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Vickie Fear - Image Credit: Dom Moore

Vickie Fear is an independent producer and curator of contemporary art exhibitions, commissions and events, based in Plymouth. Vickie previously worked as the Assistant Curator at Plymouth Arts Centre. She is also a Visual Arts Plymouth Activator, PAC Home member and one of the organisers of Counter, the Plymouth art book fair. Vickie maintained an artist practice until 2015.

Communications
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Beth Emily Richards - Image Credit: Dom Moore

Beth Emily Richards is an artist, researcher, and producer based in Plymouth, UK. She is involved with several artist-led curatorial projects, including Video Social Club and Sister Sister. Her broad research interest is critical iterative methods of art making, including reenactment practice, fan labour, and myth-making.

Interns

Four project internships will be offered to Plymouth College of Art students. The interns will work closely with our Jamboree Producer, Vickie Fear, gaining valuable experience & hands on practical training in arts/event management.

Student Observers

Four Student Observers will be offered to Plymouth College of Art students. The students will attend Jamboree to watch, listen and learn from the programme and participants. The group will report on their experience via a blog and presentations to their peers.

External Evaluation

LOW PROFILE will invite an external evaluator to support us in an ongoing process of evaluation to make sure Jamboree 2018 is the best project that we can make it and to offer critical feedback on how the event itself meets our aims.

Partners & Sponsors

Jamboree 2018 is part-funded and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and is developed in partnership with a-n The Artists Information Company and Plymouth College of Art.

Jamboree has also been made possible with the support of Plymouth Culture, VASW (Visual Art South West), CVAN NW; PAC Home (Plymouth Arts Centre); WARP (g39, Cardiff), Extra Special People (Eastside Projects, Birmingham), CG Associates (Castlefield Gallery, Manchester), Spike Associates (Spike Island, Bristol) & Somerset Art Works.

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