Join artist Alec Stevens in a wood carving workshop in the forest, revealing how we have used this most primal of spaces.
Louise Clarke encouraged students to take a playful and experimental approach to mould making, using plaster to create small objects and sculptural forms by discovering through making rather than pre-planning.
The Algorithm in the Forest is a multichannel video and sound installation that explores how natural systems have inspired algorithms that impact how we experience our daily lives.
It was interesting to come across problems that aren’t ‘googleable’ since you apply techniques in a way they aren’t made for.
Join artist Stuart Moore at the meeting point of sound, music, bodily rhythms and improvised technology. Combining aspects of sound, digital and performance art, participants will explore how sound creates an emotional connection to a place via listening, conscious and unconscious movement, and technology which immediately responds to kinetic expression.
Owl Project are spending time in Fineshade Wood exploring the forest floor, lifting up logs and looking under stones in search of ants, using cameras and software to visualize the routes taken by these creatures to allow for what seems like chaos to be rendered as pattern.
Edwina fitzPatrick The Archive of the Trees book explores whether climate change should be addressed culturally or scientifically.
In 2015 our students visited NN Contemporary Art’s New Life exhibition. Even a cursory knowledge of art history for these students meant crossing a threshold of otherness.
As a blind physiotherapist, Rebecca Lake explained her way of understanding bodies was through touch.
Join sound artist, musician and beatboxer Jason Singh for an exploration of pattern and repetition. This workshop will test how the aural and visual can work together, using sound sampling and visual loops, voices and elements of the surrounding woods.
Join our free discussion event exploring the relationship between materials and the landscape from which they are extracted, with artist Onya McCausland.
“When you make a public facing website you have to obey certain rules. What happens when those restrictions are removed?”
A small orange circle of felt depicting Trump Trout, a character created by Lewis, a CE Academy student. A fish with the face and bouffant of Donald Trump who shouts non-sequiturs.
Toggler is a new website feature allowing commissioned artists to explore, demonstrate and celebrate the potential of creativity in website design.
Our Spring 2019 bulletin includes The Forest is The Museum updates and Owl Project’s forthcoming residency, Toggler, Fermynwoodstock, and more.
Diogo described the small marks they had made through gestures of the wrist as “like table tennis”, encouraging the students to go bigger “like tennis” through gestures of the arm. Gestures of the whole body came next.