We would create, play and question the ways that photographs impact upon our lives. The days were shaped by the contagious energy of the students.
When the beautiful and perpetually surprising post-kiln results are delivered, they are like late and forgotten Carol Christmas gifts
The snow was deep and each step needed focus and decidedly more strength than when walking along the flat gravelled footpath. I challenged the group to notice the scene in which they now found themselves.
Touchstone was a site specific performance by Salamanda Tandem, taking place throughout Corby Cube in 2013, exploring the building through the movement, sound and touch of visually impaired performers Indra Slavena and Mickel Smithen.
In 2013, artist Sophie Cullinan took words from A Humument, Tom Phillips’ iconic reworked novel, processed them through signage (twice) and returned them to a new, different book form.
Alternative Site Survey was a 2013 live art performance by Holly Rumble, using electromagnetic pick-up coils to detect and amplify the invisible electrical circuits embedded in the walls, floors and other spaces around the Corby Cube.
Art + Satellites was a 2013 Free Exchange discussion, led by artist Nikki Pugh and Garmin‘s Laura Tomei, discussing the creative uses and implementations of locative technology, exploring how we can use GPS for demonstrating more than just our position or drawing a line where we have been.
Habitat was a series of artists in residence and temporary, site-responsive interventions and sculptures in Barnwell Country Park during 2013, exploring real and imaginary places where people and wildlife co-exist.
Devised by Natasha Vicars and created by the Seven Art Writers collective, #dawnchorus365 was an online artwork which changed every day for a year, animating tweeted observations and responses to the changing environment of their separate locations during 365 shared daybreaks.
In 2013, Fermynwoods curated Make Believe, an exhibition at Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery and its grounds. Curator and writer Angela Kingston reflects on this exhibition, in particular Jason Singh’s audio work Hidden in Plain Sight – an experience of art that she had stored away.