IBT19 Summit

October 2019

‘It is not a collection of art pieces. It is alive’ PROF CATHY TURNER, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER

The first In Between Time Summit took place on 11-13 October; our first step in radically reconsidering how to make an International Festival.

From provocative panels and UK premieres of international performances, to lighting up caves, and motorcycle rides, we welcomed audiences across the city.

7 international artists presented UK premieres, hosted workshops and shared provocations 26 UK artists, including 18 artists from Bristol, responded to the questions at the heart of the Summit through artworks, facilitation and documentation, exploring the role of art in changing the world

In the lead up to the festival, we collaborated with people from across the city, connecting generations, creating artworks and exploring what we need to flourish in an uncertain future.


Visit the Library for documentation of 3 incredible days, including videos of entire panel events. 

View the archived IBT19 Summit Programme

Art has a place and a job to do. Art and artists are the people that tell the stories that we need to hear. The truth about what we need to do to change. HELEN COLE, IN BETWEEN TIME

BANNER IMAGE: The Ride, Cigdem Aydemir © Paul Blakemore IMAGE CREDITS FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT: Opening drinks, IBT19 Summit © Ailsa Fineron. The Ride, Cigdem Aydemir © Paul Blakemore. We Are Warriors, Helen Cole © Manuel Vason. Film still © Sam Irving. Erin Markey, Singlet © Sasha Arutyunova. 2 Film stills © Sam Irving. Unwanted, Dorothee Munyaneza © Christophe Raynaud de Lage. IBT Summit Day 3, Arts Mansion © Manuel Vason. Asmaa Jama, Creative Exchange Lab 2019, In Between Time © Manuel Vason. Muneera Pilgrim, Creative Exchange Lab 2019, In Between Time © Manuel Vason. Film still © Sam Irving.

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