ARTIST OR OFFENDER PRESENTATION @ THE RSA
On Friday 6th September 2019, the Directors of Pictora were pleased to present the Made Visible project (Artist or Offender) to Fellows of the RSA In London. Click here for the presentation.
MADE VISIBLE EXHIBITION AND AWARDS @ OPENDOOR, BERKHAMSTED
On 27th August 2019, Pictora opened a special Made Visible exhibition which ran until 5th September. The exhibition containing a mix of art, drawings and poetry was opened by Robert Morrall, Pictora Director and awards to community participants was made by staff of The Arts Society, Gade Valley.
Robert Morrall thanked Works For Us in Milton Keynes for promoting the Made Visible project to their art group, who with Pictora's support were able to attended the awards event in Berkhamsted. Click here for more information.
MADE VISIBLE EXHIBITION AND AWARDS @ HMP THE MOUNT
As part of the Big Lottery funded Made Visible project, on the 9th July Pictora organised a unique exhibition of art, drawings and poetry from participants in HMP The Mount and vulnerable groups in the community.
The Made Visible exhibition was visited by a staff from HMP The Mount and a small group of community based criminal justice sector staff. Participating Made Visible inmates in the Prison spent lunchtime discussing their creative work with the invited external group.
The creative work was judged by members of The Art Society, Gade Valley.
Awards to participating prisoners was made by Sarah Beazley High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, members of The Arts Society, Gade Valley together with Philip Emery and Robert Morrall, Directors of Pictora. Click here for more information.
19th INTERNATIONAL CORRECTIONS AND PRISONS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE @ THE NOVOTEL (LONDON WEST), LONDON
Robert Morrall, Director of Pictora, presented to members of the prestigious 19th ICPA conference on 25th September 2017.
The 'Connections for Resettlement' presentation given by Robert, explored the the work of the Create 4 Life Pictora project and its impact and potential values to. the criminal justice sector.
CREATE 4 LIFE CONFERENCE @ THE BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON
Hosted by Philip Emery and Robert Morrall from Pictora, the final conference of the Erasmus+ project ‘Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders’ was an acclaimed success at the prestigious British Library on 4th July 2017, with guest speakers Ralf Alwani and Lizzie Raby from the Royal College of Art - Helen Hamlyn Centre of Design.
The conference theme was ‘Connections 4 Sustainable Resettlement’ and explored the approaches and tools developed by the Erasmus+ project.
CREATIVITY, THE CONNECTED ECONOMY AND OFFENDERS @ INFARMED, LISBON, PORTUGAL
Associação Humanidades organised a conference on the 25th May 2017 at INFARMED in Lisbon, to presented the work of the Erasmus+ project Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders (CCEO). The conference , opened by Dra Rosa Lourenco (Social Action Reprensentative from the Council of Alvalde, Lisbon, focused on Creativity and Communication for Global Inclusion. Robert Morrall from Pictora introduced the Erasmus+ CCEO project
At the conference attracted 34 delegates with an interest in social inclusion and the criminal justice sector, CCEO project partners explored the importance of creativity as a key tool for promoting social inclusion/reintegration.
CREATIVITY, THE CONNECTED ECONOMY AND OFFENDERS @ PANEVEZY, LITHUANIA
The Erasmus+ project Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders (CCEO) held their second multiplier conference in Panevezy on the 29th April 2017.
Organised by the Panevezys Correction House at Bistrampolis Manor in Kučiai near Panevezy, the conference was specifically aimed at Directors and staff from prisons across Lithuania.
The conference explored how the concepts of the CCEO project could be used to help reduce reoffending both in Lithuania and in other EU member states.
Following the conference, Directors of male prisons across Lithuania have expressed interest in exploring how the projects training programme can be used in their prisons.
CREATIVITY, THE CONNECTED ECONOMY AND OFFENDERS @ RIGA, LATVIA
Hosted by Resocializacijas un Integracijas Asociacija (RIA) the Erasmus+ project Creativity, The Connected Economy and Offenders (CCEO), held its first Multiplier Conference in Riga at the European Union House in Riga is run jointly by European Commission Representation andEuropean Parliament Information Office in Latvia.
The conference which included a visit to Olaine Prison, attracted a variety of delegates from across the criminal justice sector.
The conference provided a wonderful opportunity to explore the challenges facing the criminal justice sector in Latvia and share experiences from other EU member state transnational project partners.
SOCIAL VACCINATIONS CONFERENCE @ LISBON, PORTUGAL
The Social Vaccinations road show reached Lisbon for its final conference on 26th June 2014.
A positive day of conference with a range of transnational speakers from across the social vaccinations partnership and inputs from learners, captured the journey and learning that this Grundtvig (now Erasmus +) project had achieved. The conference reviewed the potential of the social vaccinations concept for organisations across the EU.
PRESENTATION TO MANAGEMENT AND STAFF @ LEIRA PRISON, PORTUGAL
A presentation of the work of Pictora and the Social Vaccinations project was given to management and staff at Leira prison, which caters for young offenders. Great interest was shown in the potential impact of learning tools developed by the project.
During the day, members of the project had to opportunity to spend time with a group of young offenders, who had participated in the piloting of the projects learning materials.
SOCIAL VACCINATIONS CONFERENCE @ HEMEL HEMPSTEAD
The Social Vaccinations Road show hit the UK on the 29th May 2014, with an International conference in Hemel Hempstead, attended by a range of policy makers, practitioners and learners, who were captivated by social vaccination needs and experiences from across the EU.
Welcomed by Pictora Director Philip Emery, delegates explored how Social Vaccinations are used by partner organisations across the EU with young unemployed, teenage mums, young and older offenders, ethinc groups, long term and unemployed groups, helping them to achieve in life.
SV 4 LIFE CONFERENCE @ SANTIAGO DE COMPESTELA, SPAIN
The Social Vaccinations aroused much interest among professionals from the social field in Galicia. Some 120 people attended the SV4LIFE conference in Santiago de Compostela, held at the City of Culture on 15 and 16 May 2014.
30 non-profit organizations and public institutions were represented and 25 lectures were given.
SOCIAL VACCINATIONS ROADSHOW @ TALLINN, ESTONIA
The 13th March 2014 witnessed the arrival of the Social Vaccinations Roadshow in Tallinn, Estonia.
This time the focus was on young unemployed people who have recently enroled on a Pro Civitas programme. This gave SV partners the opportunity to test the Success and Safety Social Vaccinations with a group of young people.
The feedback from the young people was very postive.
They felt it had provided them an opportunity to understand their lives in a different context.
SOCIAL VACCINATIONS ROADSHOW @ KOSICE, SLOVAKIA
Kosice in Eastern Slovakia on 13th February 2014 heralded the start of the Social Vaccinations Road Show of Conferences across the EU.
The conference attracted a diverse mix of delegates including social workers, university reasearch students and voluntary sector organisations, who during the conference learned about the concept of social vaccinations and participated in the test of two of the four vaccines developed. Inspired by the conference several delegates agreed to test the use the social vaccinations developed with their diverse client groups.
EMPLOYMENT WEEK @ BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Pictora participated at the 22nd November 2011 Employment Week (The European Employment Forum) in Brussels, using this opportunity to present its work, its impact and the opportunities for social enterprise to make a difference in the Criminal Justice Sector.
Pictora Director, Robert Morrall has be a regular speaker at Employment Week in Brussels since 1995, presenting on issues around social inclusion and labour market issues.
JUSTICE AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CONFERENCE @ THE NOVOTEL (EUSTON), LONDON
At this 2011 conference jointly hosted by Social Enterprise UK and the Ministry of Justice, Pictora was invited to exhibit and lead a presentation on the impact of its work in the justice sector.
ARTS ALLIANCE @ THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON
Pictora was invited to the present its social enterprise work at the Arts Alliance conference on 28th September 2010 at the Royal Festival Hall, hosted by Baroness Scotland.
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE - PICTORA PRESENTATION @ THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON
On the 17th November 2009 Pictora was invited to give a presentation to senior staff of the Ministry of Justice. The presentation explored how the social enterprise work of Pictora could support the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners.
PICTORA LAUNCH @ THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON
Pictora was proudly launch at the Koestler Trust exhibition on 20th October 2009 by Justice Minister Claire Ward MP.