An end of primary school treat for a class that loves art. The etching press came to school for the first time and we worked with the students to make memory zines of their time at the school: everything from school dinners to who kissed who. Continue reading
Working with theatre maker Dominic Biddle
Into the Somewhere started out as a research project investigating innovative ways to bring together performance and visual art. It also looked to make an art encounter relevant to the thoughts and concerns of primary school children. Continue reading
Rojo Carnival: Character building
Family Day at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Continue reading
The tent is transformed into a library where old stories are revisited; new stories begin and a large collection of broken and unwanted books become the materials and inspiration for the making of individual artwork. Continue reading
Black hole swallowing up solar system
Alien to alien communication
Today the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds launched their annual Children’s Festival and we teamed up with theatre educator David Whitney to offer some activities for local schools. Continue reading
Enchanted Heath at West Stow Anglo Saxon Village launched the newly installed Beowulf Trail and Rojo Art offered interpretation and art activities for the day and evening events. Continue reading
First of six art sessions with families in Nowton Park, exploring and engaging with a woodland copse through art making. Continue reading
We started out by examining a large clod of soil under magnifying lenses and making detailed pencil drawings imagining we were soil scientists making an investigation. This activity proved to be quite captivating with many discoveries in the soil such as small insects and tiny shiny particles.
This was the last of the sessions making artwork about snails. The children developed their own ideas thinking about where snails might live. I only managed to photograph a few but really enjoyed the sharing and development of ideas between the group this week.