Join sound artist, musician and beatboxer Jason Singh for an exploration of pattern and repetition. This workshop will test how the aural and visual can work together, using sound sampling and visual loops, voices and elements of the surrounding woods.
Our Spring 2019 bulletin includes The Forest is The Museum updates and Owl Project’s forthcoming residency, Toggler, Fermynwoodstock, and more.
Jason filled the cottages to the brim with the sounds of wind, crashing waves, body-shaking bass lines, punctuated with weird bleeps, and astral noises. The sound of jaws dropping drowned out as Jason turned the volume up to 11.
Urban Divers was a film created by Japanese artist Tomoko Take, documenting a collaboration between Jason Singh, leading Grime MC’s and students from The CE Academy, drawing out stories, feelings and emotions around the idea of home.
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.
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.
Interchange (2011) was a fortnight of artistic activity along the Grand Union Canal and River Nene with 3 artists, David Littler, Jo Roberts and Simon Woolham, onboard a narrow boat, engaging with the communities we met along the way.
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[…]
The Summer 2013 bulletin features information about Make Believe; Re-Imagining History & Landscape, where invited artists respond to the unique site of Nottingham Castle to intervene through temporary artwork that provokes imagination, adds layers of ambiguity and invites us to bring to bear our own experiences, memories and associations. Also featured is Habitat, a series[…]
Our Summer 2012 bulletin features news of our current Artist in Residence, Tomoko Take; plus information on a forthcoming Solarplate Printmaking Workshop with Susie Turner. You can also read all of our previous bulletins here.