This book is an elucidation of the principles of Workshop in a narrative style. The book tells the story of the first Moveable Feast Workshop. In doing so, it explains the three phases of Workshop: Devising, Delivery and Reflection. Moveable Feasts were big residential workshop events for artists and provided art practitioners, who are often isolated, the opportunity to gather together and investigate and experiment with their workshop practice.
By telling the story of the first Moveable Feast, the book explains how Workshop is a distinctive creative form with its own poetic, politic and aesthetic.
This book explores tools and techniques for creating the arts with groups. It provides insights into why workshops are such an effective and relevant form of creative practice. Throughout, two experienced practitioners share successful principles and qualities. They also include examples of workshops that explore ways of facilitating creative exploration.