Sharing the Grove Primary School, Art of Messaging project as part of Hannah Kemp-Welch’s Hyperlocal Radio exhibition. Project findings curated into Pye suitcases, a nod to a local connection with radio.
A five week project for Open House, Kettles Yard with a group of Year 4 and 5 students in a Cambridge primary School. Helped out by Virtually There Studio and Cambridge Amateur Radio Club.
Past, present and future communication technology, what’s the best way to get our message across, how much do we want people to know. Is a straight to the point message the best or do we want to convey our emotions and mood. Continue reading
A morning with families in Arbury Library sharing ways of greeting a friend and making wearable words with the wonderful badge making machine. Above is the greeting exchange board.
It was interesting how many conversations started, the activity appeared to help non-english speakers get involved in the workshop chat. Also, children, initially reticent to acknowledge their parents language, added the greetings to the exchange board and made their badge with great pride. I wonder how this could be developed further?
A return to words, a day working with all 226 students at Arbury Primary School. Last year Arbury Christmas tree was nominated as one of the saddest in the country so this year Kettles Yard was asked to help out with the decorating process. Continue reading
I’ve been thinking a lot about words and communication recently. Firstly working with learning disabled students at the excellent Rowan Humberstone arts centre in Cambridge. This was part of Kettles Yard’s Open House programme, this season exploring radio and capturing overlooked voices. Continue reading
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
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