New 2 Year Programme

Announcing our new 2 year programme

We are delighted to announce that our application to Arts Council England for our new 2 year programme was successful. This programme will see us deliver three strands of exciting and innovative activity, launching in 2018. The Forest is the Museum The Forest is the Museum is programme of artists in residence at Fineshade Wood,[…]

From Scotland to Corby

Arts Hero

For Part C of the Bronze Arts Award: Level 1 Award in the Arts qualification, young people need to research the work of an artist that inspires them. Corey from The CE Academy met Scottish artist Roddy Buchanan during his residency with Fermynwoods, finding out more about his work and carrying out the following interview.[…]

Green Screen - Lodge Park

Green Screen

This week students from Lodge Park Academy saw the outcome of a workshop with our Associate Artist Virginie Litzler go up on a billboard in Corby. Inspired by Virginie’s residency in Shanghai, students were challenged to make themselves invisible against natural phenomena, looking more closely at the view the camera sees. Where typically the message[…]

Can You Hear Me?

Can You Hear Me?

There is still time to visit our current online exhibition, Can You Hear Me? over on our projects site, which presents artwork that reflect the current emotional climate in UK and American politics, the diminishing public trust in factual evidence and the shifting perceptions of the establishment. Anna Brownsted’s Diplomat is a series of short[…]

Virginie Litzler Cosworth

Virginie Litzler – Cosworth

Our third Art Work Placement sees Virginie Litzler at Cosworth. Cosworth was founded in 1958 with headquarters in Northampton, UK. The iconic and globally-recognised brand and employs staff across Europe and the USA, employing its motorsport-inspired engineering and manufacturing capabilities to improve vehicle and driver performance. The group supplies electronics and powertrain products and engineering[…]

Art Work Placement

Art Work Placement

Art Work Placement is our pioneering initiative in collaboration with a group of key businesses in the Northamptonshire. For the first time, 5 professional artists will be placed in 5 of the county’s key businesses to help employees develop creative solutions to today’s business challenges. Funded by Arts Council England, Art Work Placement is an[…]

Simon Woolham St Andrews

Simon Woolham – St Andrew’s

Simon Woolham has began his Art Work Placement with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton. St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare for patients with some of the most complex, challenging mental health needs in the UK. Simon Woolham unearths the unpredictable and fragile process of memory through biro drawings, animation, video and text.[…]

Tim Simmons Delta Motorsport

Tim Simmons – Delta Motorsport

Tim Simmons, our first Art Work Placement artist, is working with Simon Dowson at Delta Motorsport. As a high performance engineering company, and producer of advanced electric vehicles based at Silverstone Circuit, Delta Motorsport is concerned with energy efficiency and electrification and how that story is told. Tim is researching high performance technology to explore[…]