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‘From the Outside In’ art award box, log and workshop plans

Allen, K. and Hollinworth, N. (2017) ‘From the Outside In’ art award box, log and workshop plans. [Project]

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Abstract/Summary

In 2017 Sensory Objects were commissioned to make a box of sensory objects, workshop plans and log book to inspire and discover about art and biomedical science and to gain an Arts Award for Orleans House Gallery The artworks were developed in response to an interdisciplinary project called ‘From the Outside In’. Through hands on creative activities members of the Octagon Club a weekly club for young people with additional needs aged 11 to 17 and Transitions Art Group young people and adults with disabilities and additional needs aged 18+ worked with artists Morgan Sinton-Hewitt, Anna Dumitriu, Elizabeth Murton and Heather Barnett, Mellissa Fisher, Betsy Lewis-Holmes and science communicator Dr Sarah Bearchell on a project funded by the Welcome Trust. Sensory Objects commission was to translate this work into a box of artworks that introduce art and science to children as part of their Key Stage 2 skills at school and to enable them to achieve an Arts Award. In the development/testing stage the artworks have been used in schools workshops including Meadlands School London and so far 46 ArtsAwards have been awarded. The box was launched by Orleans House Gallery in September 2017

Item Type:Project
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Arts and Communication Design > Art > Fine Art
ID Code:72864
Additional Information:Commission for Orleans House Gallery
Publisher:Orleans House Gallery

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