Serpentine South Gallery 9–12 May 2017 Free

Albert Portony’s Early Years Atelier was a studio opening out into the park, a space where groups of children were invited to explore a range of open-ended materials according to their own interests.

Potrony developed the Early Years Atelier following his Changing Play residency, a collaboration with children, parents and staff at the Portman Early Childhood Centre in North Westminster.

The Early Years Atelier was designed around the principles of child-initiated play, hands-on experience and collaboration.

Through the Early Years Atelier, we aimed to celebrate and advocate for play in early years’ education.


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