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Ruth Ben Tovim

Ruth Ben Tovim

Ruth is the founder of Encounters and since 2003 has used the transformational power of the arts to work creatively with thousands of people across the UK.  Ruth has delivered over 40 projects with Encounters, including representing the UK at the Venice Bienale of Architecture and creative projects for Liverpool Capital of Culture, inaugral commission for the Arts for Social change programme in Peterborough delivered by the  RSA, Creative Engagement for Atmos Totnes the UK’s first Community Right to Build Order, and Ageing Well Creative Consultation for Torbay Community Development Trust, commended in the 2016 Arts and Health South West Annual awards. Ruth also works as a freelance dramaturg and group facilitator.