Student attention was starting to wander until Liz Lake took the printmaking outside. Reinvigorated students expressing the warmth of the summer sun.
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.
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.
I Bring my Body to This Place, to Observe the Coming and Going of Life, was a sound installation by Jason Singh during summer 2016, which explored themes of home, separation and migration for both people and wildlife.
Art and Drama (2016) was our Free Exchange discussion focusing on the overlap between public life, theatre and fine art; with Sally Cook, a course leader in the BA Acting course at University of Northampton; and Marcia Farquar, a sculptor and performance artist.
In 2016 students from The CE Academy embarked on a sculpture-based project that was literally out of this world – Fermynwoods Space Programme. For this weeks Fermynwoods Friday, sculptor Clare Abbatt recounts one of our favourite education projects.
Pete Ashton’s The Droids, took the “These are not the droids you’re looking for” footage from Star Wars, and re-encoded it over and over so that the video and audio slowly degraded to incoherent digital mush. Each iteration was uploaded to YouTube with only some of versions being detected by the ContentID algorithm.
Beyond Seven Mountains (2016) was series of installations in Corby’s Hazel and Thoroughsale woods, including work by three artists: installations by Holly Slingsby, sound art by Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner, plus a large sculpture by Kenny Hunter.
Our Summer 2016 bulletin features information about Beyond Seven Mountains, an exhibition in Corby’s woodland, drawing on the way Central and Eastern European fairy tales and folk stories begin; “A long time ago, beyond seven mountains, beyond seven forests”, referring to the way contemporary artists continue the tradition of storytellers, reinventing myths and legends, to[…]