04: Engaging Communities Through Public Art, with Martin Goodrich

Design For The People

08-01-2021 • 46 mins

Martin Goodrich was the co-founder of the Free Form Community Arts Trust, established in 1969. Free Form was a groundbreaking artist-led organisation, and a pioneer of participative community projects across the UK. For over 35 years, they delivered imaginative urban renewal & regeneration through art and design-led solutions, to humanise social and physical environments.

In this episode, Martin shares his journey from educator to environmental artist, the stories and lessons learned along the way, and inspiring words for future generations of socially-minded creatives.

Find a detailed account of Martin's history via this article on For Walls With Tongues, and his oral history with Hackney's Chats Palace.

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