Esther Springett supports the Support Collective in a freelance capacity and facilitates our PATH programme. PATH stands for Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope and is a globally recognised person-centered planning tool. Esther is an advocate for her sister who has complex support needs and uses non-verbal communication. As an artist, Esther likes to explore approaches to art making that build social connectedness using photography, moving image, text, sound, walking, drawing or anything that comes to hand. To see Esther’s PATH work visit: https://www.estherspringett.com/graphic-facilitation
Esther has worked on diverse creative and cultural participation programmes for Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, De La Warr Pavilion Bexhill, Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne and Dv8 Sussex. In 2015 she co-founded Quiet Down There, an organisation specialising in amplifying everyday creativity. Esther has worked as a filmmaker with Bouffant Collective and Anti-Ghost Moon Ray and has screened her films at BFI London and the Barbican Centre.
Esther has a BA in Critical Fine Art Practice and a PGCE in Post-compulsory Education.
Watch Gabby and Mandy: Home Life and the Future directed by Esther Springett and Tim Corrigan, part of the Family Stories film series.