The Listening Forest is a publication of poems, prints and paper cuts by Sophie Herxheimer, made during her 2014-2015 residency in Rockingham Forest.
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.
Fermynwoods Associate Artist Alumni Sophie Herxheimer has had quite a month, beginning with a stint collecting stories with East Northants Council staff about change as part of our Art Work Placement programme , and ending with her drawings on display at Tate Modern.
Sophie Herxheimer has been talking and drawing with East Northants Council staff about change, to help generate interest in and develop new ways of thinking about what it means to work for the Local Authority.
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[…]
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[…]
The current bulletin features information about Sophie Herxheimer’s “A Fictional Guide to the Woods” residency in Rockingham Forest; “Sounding Out” our ongoing project and forthcoming event with artist David Littler, Sinfonia Viva and students from Kettering schools; plus professional development opportunities for artists. You can also read all of our previous bulletins here.