For the Love Of It 14

FLOI-14 Stoke-on-Trent

2 days of inspiration, creation and fun, a chance for a wide range of Street Arts professionals to gather - for 2014 this was in Stoke-on-Trent.

Theme: 'Our Public Realm?'

  • The democracy of art on the streets
  • How do we make the most of this most public and accessible of all live performing arts?
  • With public spaces increasingly being leased to and managed by private and commerial operators, what rights artists have?

Congregate Speculate Invigorate
A cross between a weekend long party and sessions with skill sharing and inspirational ideas - artists led and working for a broad mixture of people attending.

Low cost to cover all main meals. Many find it a fun, affirming and stimulating time in the company of some other great street artists / producers / programmers / funders.

Appetite
Our partner this year is Appetite who bring ‘tasty’ arts experiences to people from Stoke-on-Trent through a wide range of events in public spaces both indoors and outside. Come and find out more……

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More details about FLOI'14
Chris 01484 848070
see some great images / info from previous FLOI events <here> and <here> and <here>

Venue: <map>

for FLOI 2015 > see here

For the Love Of It 2014: Stoke
2 days of inspiration, creation, fun
6pm Friday 21st Feb - 3pm Sunday 23rd Feb 2014
Some of the Sessions:

  • Balloon fun   
  • Outdoor Arts & the Public Realm   
  • Presentation: A Grand History of Outdoor Arts   
  • Presentation: Engagement   
  • Performance: Poetry slam   
  • Warm ups & physical games
  • Batteries Included
  • Presentation: Appetite & Stoke   
  • Presentation: Keep Streets Live   
  • Presentation: Social Media - not Rocket science    
  • Using social media
  • Performance Whisleing
  • Object manipulation   
  • Outdoor Work by, with or for young people
  • Instant improvisation   
  • Archiving the streets
  • Performance try out: Tea Lady    
  • Performance: Cake    
  • National Association of Street Artists UK AGM   
  • Interactive performance techniques
  • Dynamic exploration of the Jungian dream space
  • Playing with some sounds
  • Congress
    ...plus some other things....

Lead: a session on outdoor arts topic you’re passionate about - practical or theoretical, debate or presentation
Suggest:
a topic or theme to explore
Show:
a new performance / work-in-progress / extract. You can ask for as much feed-back as you like
Develop:
ideas for a show
Cook:
All food provided, but we need 4 lead cooks to prepare the main meals
Participate:
in a range of practical sessions and debates
Join:
the annual National Association of Street Artists UK general meeting
Find Out:
about Appetite, NasaUK, FLOI, other artists / organisations / performers / shows / ideas...
Discuss:
what's happening to the Public Realm

LOCATION: 
St Peters Academy, Fenton Manor, Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2RR
TECH / REQUIREMENTS / BOOKING INFO: 

FLOI '14
Weekend costs including main meals and snacks
£28 : if you book before Jan 21st 2014
£33 : if you book afterwards
Book onto FLOI'14 <here>
or on NasaUK site <here>

Accommodation
30 discounted rooms are available until 28th Jan at the nearby North Staffordshire Hotel <website>

Room only
£22.50 : shared room per person per night (£45 total)
£40 : single room per night
Room Only Discount Code: APNS2102

Bed and Breakfast (full English breakfast)
£55 : 2 people in twin / double room per night
£45 : single room per night
B&B Discount Code: APBB2102

To book Accomodation call 0161 923 0300
Quote Appetite Stoke and give relevant discount code

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