Henry Riley: A Personal History of Human Relations

sam_TFFriday 20 October, In the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

This exhibition will be a 5-minute whiteboard animation telling the story of Human Relations through the life of one man, Henry Riley. It frames the seven decades of Human Relations against key moments in one man’s life – and an ordinary life at that – and how those moments are reflected through seminal articles published in the journal. The Henry … Read More

Animating Evidence

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Friday 20 October, Thursday 19 October, Tuesday 17 October, Wednesday 18 October

An installation of the Institute’s research into contemporary societal challenges. An installation of the Institute’s research into contemporary societal challenges. This installation weaves together a number of animations, produced by the Tavistock Institute to disseminate the results of recent EU and UK funded projects, into an overarching narrative which showcases the Tavistock Institute’s engagement with contemporary social problems and highlights … Read More

Remembering Brendan Duddy: the Secret Peacemaker

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

This will be an intimate and personal conversation with Brendan’s family, both witnesses to and participants in his back stage peace making work in Northern Ireland.  They saw at first hand how his relationship with the Tavistock Institute nurtured him in this work and are pleased to have this opportunity to remember and celebrate their father with colleagues and current … Read More

Learning from young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon

sam_TFHome Page, Letters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

An invitation from the Amazon An invitation from the Amazon A chance to interact with the work and learning of young leaders in the Peruvian Amazon and engage in intercultural dialogue. The origin of this curatorial event is with young people who have experienced and learned from the Adaptation of Group Relations in the Peruvian Amazon. We seek to exchange … Read More

BED

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

Bed is a street theatre event devised and performed by members of Entelechy’s Elders Performance Company highlighting stories of loneliness and isolation that affect many of their peers. Bed is a street theatre event devised and performed by members of Entelechy’s Elders Performance Company highlighting stories of loneliness and isolation that affect many of their peers. “This is powerful, challenging … Read More

Ambient Jam Collective

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Ambient Jam is a multi-media dance improvisation which is uniquely sensitive to place, context and people. The improvisation is forged by 25 years of collaboration between a team of artists and people with profound disabilities, who are adept at working with uncertainty, negative capability, and the mindfulness of the present moment. Ambient Jam entails improvisation as a way of social dreaming, … Read More

A Participatory Performance: Shadows and Light

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Wednesday 18 October

A participatory immersive performance bringing to life Tavistock researchers and the people they worked with in communities, organisations and societies across a 70 year body of work. This artistic response will step off the pages of the archive and into the Swiss Church, where the people, their relationships and their diverse worlds will be recreated and reimagined through their encounters … Read More

A Participatory Performance: Shadows and Light

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

A participatory immersive performance bringing to life Tavistock researchers and the people they worked with in communities, organisations and societies across a 70 year body of work. This artistic response will step off the pages of the archive and into the Swiss Church, where the people, their relationships and their diverse worlds will be recreated and reimagined through their encounters … Read More

Living the Paradox: the Art of the Here and Now

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

“Here and now” is a term widely used in society and organisations in different contexts for different purposes. The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations work in and with groups has taken the “here and now” to be a central learning modality for leaders. Rooted in an understanding of unconscious processes, offer a direct experience of the obstacles to our being … Read More

Living on a Prayer: Worship Posture as a Model for Societal Cohesion

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

Society both in Britain and in the USA is deeply fractured along many lines; religious, political, cultural and racial. One of the causes is the chasm between individual and society. Society both in Britain and in the USA is deeply fractured along many lines; religious, political, cultural and racial. One of the causes is the chasm between individual and society. … Read More