Mark Miller is Circuit: National Lead, a four year national programme led by Tate and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. He is also Convenor Young People’s Programmes at Tate Modern and Tate Britain. His role is focused on the vision, strategy, direction and outcomes which enables young people, 15 - 25 to access, participate, produce and contribute to British culture through the Tate Collection and exhibitions. Since 2006 his work at Tate has been responsible for establishing, creating and the implementation of programmes, projects and events, both national and international, such as Circuit, a four year national programme connecting 15–25 year olds to the arts in galleries, Tate Collective London, British Council European programme Youth Art Interchange. Other projects include, the Hyperlink Festival, Undercurrent part of The Tanks Art In Action and the Turbine Festival at Tate Modern, BP Spotlight Display SOURCE, TENT Rotterdam X Tate, BP Saturdays Loud Tate, and Late at Tate Britain, GLA X Tate Collective LDN WMN, Turbine Festival, . With an MA from Central Saint Martin, he continues to investigate the interconnecting themes related to urban British culture and interdisciplinary art practice, in the context of museums and galleries through performance, audio and visual culture. He examines the role of collaborative practices as a catalyst for informal learning, cultural production that steer critical dialogue and change. Artists, organizations and collaborators include: Leo Asemota, Raimi Gbadamosi, George the Poet, Faisal Abdu Allah, Kimathi Donkor, Zezi Ifore (ZIP), Mark Leckey, Dubmorthology, Keith Piper, Mark Wallinger, Eleni Zagkali, Raksha Patel, Gayle Chong Kwan, John Akomfrah, Carri Munden, Nina Manandar, Susan Stockwell, Ruari Glenn, Hetain Patel, Larry Achiampong, Zineb Sedira, Tracey Moberly, W-project, Jon Fawcett, Michael Wynters Barnes, Morag Myerscough, Rankin, BAFIC, Yemi Awosile, Hamed Maiye, Isaac Kariuki, Charl Landvreugd, Marga Weimans Organisation and Collectives include: Rinse FM, Reprezent Radio, Adidas, University of the Arts London Widening Participation, NTS snd Isysis Archive, HANGAR, stedelijk, Mandem on the Wall, British Council, Kiasma Contemporary Art, Centre Pompidou, Reina Sofia, Abertant Architects, Adje Associates, Orange Dot, Raw Material, 198 Gallery Art and Learning, Its Nice That. Warp Records, Tate Liverpool, Tate St ives, The Whitworth, Kettle’s Yard, Wysing Art Centre, Mostyn, Nottingham Contempoarray, Firstsite. Youth Sector include - Westminster, Southwark, Harrow Ealing, Tower Hamlets Children Services and youth provison, BOSCO, Raw Material, University of the Arts Widen Participation, Ravensbourne University Audio Artists include- Metronomy, Throwing Shades, Factory Floor, Boy Better Know, JME and Skepta, Wretch 32, Speech Debelle, Sway, Akala, Lady Leshur, Paigey Cakey, Stooki x Stooki Sound, Arclight, Jacques Greene, , Kojay Radical, African Boy, Circuit https://circuit.tate.org.uk/about/ https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/projects/circuit-programme Make Your Place – A portrait of changing futures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifUYVovJh3Q Circuit: Hyperlink festival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5PcJOQ89mQ Late ate Tate Britain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifUYVovJh3Q Turbine festival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKjJfZUTBlg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otbXSacLY7w Hyperlink - Mandem on the wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az5EfUdU0u0 Tate Modern Tanks http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-18865240 The Tanks - Undercurrent http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/tanks-undercurrent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEq3oczAt7o Centre Contemporary Culture Barcelona Audiences http://www.cccb.org/en/multimedia/videos/the-evolution-of-the-concept-of-audience-v/220742 Loud Tate http://www.recreativeuk.com/resource/tate-collective-loud-tate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAD8p5LssCQ Seeing Through http://www.tate.org.uk/about/projects/seeing-through
- Connecting Young People and Galleries to Spark ChangeCircuit was a national programme for 15–25 year olds, led by Tate and funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation. From 2013-17, ten galleries worked in partnership with youth organisations, aiming to create opportunities for a more diverse range of young people to engage with art in galleries. Circuit highlighted the importance of the arts and youth sectors working as allies to champion positive change for young people.
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