Listen as BBC Northampton’s Martin Borley speaks to residents at Swan Gardens, Corby, as they start unpacking memories with a tactile work of art for the elderly people of Corby, called the Corby Memory Chest.
Artist duo Lucy Telling and Barney Heywood Stand + Stare have produced a portable, tactile work of art for the elderly people of Corby called the Corby Memory Chest. A digital artwork which reflects the experience of the elderly community and to act as an interactive record of stories told by local people.
Living Legacy is a project where artists Lucy Telling and Barney Heywood (Stand + Stare) have produced a portable work of art, designed specially for older people living in the Corby area. This artwork responds to the community by engaging and inspiring elderly individuals, some of whom suffer from social isolation.
Looking back on our most recent Free Exchange talks, we present the Free Exchange 2017 Compilation of edited highlights. Part of our popular and long running series of free to attend talks in the community, led by artists in conversation with non-arts experts, the 2017 programme covered Astrophysics, The Brain, Football, and Memory.
An open discussion about the psychological effects of aging and the role of the arts in enriching life for older people, led by a dementia expert and an artist duo. Barney & Lucy Heywood (Stand + Stare) & Alison Ward Danesholme Community Centre Danesholme Road Corby NN18 9EJ Tuesday 14 September 2017 7pm – 8:30pm[…]