Martin Borley from BBC Northampton caught up with two of our Art Work Placement artists. Virginie Litzler, who has been working with Cosworth, and Simon Woolham who has been working with St Andrews Healthcare.
Looking back on our most recent Free Exchange talks, we present the Free Exchange 2017 Compilation of edited highlights. Part of our popular and long running series of free to attend talks in the community, led by artists in conversation with non-arts experts, the 2017 programme covered Astrophysics, The Brain, Football, and Memory.
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,[…]
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.[…]
Our From Scotland To Corby project has seen two Scottish artists travel to Corby to work with communities in the town, exploring cultural shifts that take place when people relocate. Roddy Buchanan met Celtic and Rangers fans based in Corby. Once home to the largest Rangers supporters group outside of Glasgow, owing to the migration[…]
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.
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[…]
For Green Screen, our Associate Artist Virginie Litzler has been working with students from Lodge Park Academy and Boughton Primary to celebrate and reveal unseen green spaces in Northamptonshire. Look out for the striking results which will be displayed on billboards in the area. Inspired by Virginie’s residency in Shanghai, students were challenged to make[…]
An open discussion about the psychological effects of aging and the role of the arts in enriching life for older people, led by a dementia expert and an artist duo. Barney & Lucy Heywood (Stand + Stare) & Alison Ward Danesholme Community Centre Danesholme Road Corby NN18 9EJ Tuesday 14 September 2017 7pm – 8:30pm[…]
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[…]