A broomstick flying fairy queen being chased by an armadillo rat porcupine? Louise Clarke allowed students to dream their own fantastical fairy tales.
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.
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.
The Listening Forest is a publication of poems, prints and paper cuts by Sophie Herxheimer, made during her 2014-2015 residency in Rockingham Forest.
Figures In The Landscape was a 2015 elemental workshop with students from The CE Academy. Led by one of our Associate Educators, Clare Abbatt, this workshop also sparked the imagination of Emma Davies, who provides this weeks Fermynwoods Friday post.
Duet was a live performance by Tim Gunnell, a percussionist from Sinfonia Viva, and Tiegan, a wonderful student from Rowan Gate Primary using technology to convert the motion of her head and eyes into melody.
For the Arts Hero section 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. Jade from The CE Academy met and interviewed artist and activist Melanie Cutler.