Ellie from The CE Academy met and interviewed her Arts Hero, artist and musician Rebecca Lee when she visited us to deliver a sound art workshop.
Going with the flow is how you have to work with excluded kids. It’s also how, as creatives, we want to be. On the move, developing ideas as we flow along.
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.
I’ve been describing the Toggler project to friends as like having guest ales at a pub. The architecture stays the same but the sensory element changes.
Nature knows nothing of bits, bytes, JAVA or C++ but expresses itself through things like hormones, pheromones and DNA.
We were visited by artist David Blyth and students from Gray’s School of Art, on a study visit aiming to form a pedagogical learning exchange through shared experience.
Students from Newton Road School worked with Owl Project to discover natural movement patterns and their own Boid-like behaviour.
Edwina fitzPatrick The Archive of the Trees book explores whether climate change should be addressed culturally or scientifically.
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.
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.
It was interesting to come across problems that aren’t ‘googleable’ since you apply techniques in a way they aren’t made for.
During Wild Learning: Human Theremin with Stuart Moore, participants created a collaborative piece using nature sounds altered by their own conscious and unconscious movement.
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.