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Moving On Bramley Fulfilling Lives Week 6 – 10

Our project with Bramley Fulfilling Lives and Bramley Park Academy has been an exciting one! Together we created movie trailers with the adults and children, focusing on three different themes – Physical Comedy, Fantasy and Musicals. In this project we also visited the wonderful cinema housed in Armley Mills. We explored the industry museum together…

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Calverlands – Moving On (2) – 2018

We begin my warming up our voices with Let’s Go Fly a Kite. We create wind with a parachute, moving feathers with our breath, throwing sycamore seeds into the air and watching them spin, making whirligigs from paper, holding up high and letting go and watching them whirl. Can you guess our theme today? There…

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Calverlands – Moving On – 2018

It is a beautiful autumn day. We are entering a newly refurbished Calverlands Day Care Centre. We will be working in the conservatory, full of light – outside, there are newly planted gardens. People are coming in. Mostly there are new faces, only one or two familiar from the last year. “What are we going…

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Moving On Steering Group Artlink Working Together – making artwork

Whilst visiting and responding to other groups and events, (see separate post) we also made some artwork! We drew responses to our trip to the Science and Media Museum, and practiced some mono-printing, before deciding the format for our main piece of artwork ‘Migration’.    The aim we had for the piece ‘Migration’ was to…

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Osmondthorpe Resource Centre, Leeds

Moving On at Osmondthorpe Resource Centre Week 1: This is a brand new group for Jim and I, since  Bewerley Croft had to be unfortunately cancelled due to low numbers. The group of people who participated in this shortened sessions come to Osmondthorpe Resource Centre for a day of activities, and they are all too…

Moving On Steering Group Artlink Working Together get out and about

There is so much going on for Artlink Working Together, our Moving On steering group, that it’s going to take two blog posts! We’ve been busy creating lots of artwork, including writing, directing and animating the film ‘Migration’, so that will take up a blog post of its own. So firstly, here’s a brief post…

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Moving On Bramley Fulfilling Lives week 1-5

This year at Bramley Fulfilling Lives we are… At the Movies! Based-on this group’s love of drama and theatricality, Ellie, Maya and I have been enjoying exploring genres of film and soundtrack with all of the participants to bring new scenes to life. As in previous years, we are again working together with Bramley Primary School…

Time to Shine – Wykebeck

It is our first time working with Wykebeck on the Time to Shine project. Rozi & I have been exploring the collections of Lotherton Hall focusing on the Himalayan Textiles. As I have been working on the BAME project – our focus was to have the same starting point for both of the groups and…

Time to Shine – BAME Health & Well-being Hub

It is our first time working with the BAME group, Michelle and I have been with the lovely ladies for the past 5 weeks exploring the Himalayan Textile collection currently exhibited at Lotherton Hall. We have been studying the colours, patterns and shape composition along with spoken words/poetry by the wonderful Maya Angelou. Week 1:…

Steps Towards Creative Freedom – Ripon House

Session 1: Plates of Wisdom ’Enabling women here to express their feelings through creative activity is positive, empowering and liberating for them,’ Manager Emma Falks wrote to us. Liberating is a key word as some of the women here have been locked up in prison for years. Ripon House Approved Premises is a safe space…

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