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Fri 30 April  |  2pm - 3pm (BST)

Small Group Conversation  |  Age 16+ 

BSL Interpreted  | Automated Closed Captions Available 

Artist Surgery - On Care

With Toni-Dee Paul


The Artist Surgeries are designed to offer a space for in-depth, open exchange with someone who has a specialism, lived experience, or interest in a particular topic, field or subject area.  You are invited to bring along questions or ideas you want to explore in the session that relate to your own creative practice.  Don’t be shy!

On Care with Toni-Dee Paul

This session will explore integrating care and wellbeing into creative processes.

Artist biography

Toni-Dee Paul

Toni-Dee is an independent artist based in Manchester. Occasionally she is a writer, workshop leader, collaborator, and ‘thinker-in-the room’. Her current body of work, made with ‘infectious warmth’ (Exeunt) is a series of performances & installations made for cemeteries, refugee centres, kitchens, churches and theatres.

Since 2015 she has been commissioned by Fuel Theatre for the New Theatre In Your Neighbourhood project, been a contributing story group writer for climate justice project Hello X, created performance as public intervention for Queerly Departed, and presented works in SICK Festival, Queer Migrant Takeover and Works Ahead. Currently, she’s working on ‘Doze’ a chronic-illness centred project exploring rest as resistance. Outside of her artistic practice, Toni facilitates work and practice around care and wellbeing, is Artist Access Assistant with Selina Thompson Ltd, and makes work for children and families as an associate of One Tenth Human

Toni sits on the board for international performance festival Transform.


BSL Interpreters and Automated Close Captions are available for this event.

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Ticket information and accessing events online
Due to the ongoing global pandemic, The GIFT Exchange is taking place online, providing a digital space for us to come together to exchange. 

Tickets are limited and Free and need to be booked in advance. GIFT welcomes donations over the 3 days of The GIFT Exchange.

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