For many of our students who have been excluded from mainstream education the challenge is how to break the cycle rather than the windows.
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.
Open Online One was a yearlong presentation of work from an international array of artists from November 2010 to November 2011, responding to new possibilities opened up by the Internet in a creative way, particularly in terms of finding new ways of thinking, making, engaging and interacting with art.
Mapping Stories of St Andrew’s Healthcare is the result of a collaboration with artist Simon Woolham. Joining forces with Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, St Andrew’s hosted Simon as part of Fermynwoods’ inaugural Art Work Placement project.
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.
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.
Art Work Placement is our pioneering initiative in collaboration with a group of key businesses in the Northamptonshire. For the first time, 5 professional artists will be placed in 5 of the county’s key businesses to help employees develop creative solutions to today’s business challenges. Funded by Arts Council England, Art Work Placement is an[…]
Simon Woolham has began his Art Work Placement with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Northampton. St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare for patients with some of the most complex, challenging mental health needs in the UK. Simon Woolham unearths the unpredictable and fragile process of memory through biro drawings, animation, video and text.[…]
Our Summer 2017 bulletin includes information The Twelfth Player performances at Sixfields Stadium, our Art-Work-Placement programme, Fermynwoods Friends Scheme, a free resource for schools, and more. You can also read all of our previous bulletins here.
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[…]