A collaborative process that aspires to examine and consider the visionary experience of displaying art in temporary gallery space or exterior environment, to maximise the delivery of chosen artwork. Expanding the environmental experience for the audience and events thematic, while working imaginatively with artists, to often a tight budget.
Beneath the Surface, 2015
Beneath The Surface was a multi-media event exploring and expressing un-sung hero's of Newport. Raising questions - How do we make our art so it is accessible to all? The brief involved creating a Pop-Up gallery and an exhibition that syncronised as a live non seated performance venue, creating essentially a Pop-Up Arts Centre. The Project Space, Newport.
Client: Newport International Airspace
Funders: Arts Council of Wales and Arts Development Newport
Pop-Up Exhibition and workshops. The project involved working in collaboration with Violence Against Women in Gwent to create artwork messages inspired by making a pledge to 'never commit, excuse or remain silent about violence against women or girls'. The work was created by a group of young men who's mothers were VAWDASV service users. The work asks - What does go on behind closed doors?
Funders: VAWDASV, The National Assembly of Wales.
Then and Now, 2015
These community arts workshops and exhibition for Refugee Week explored the experiences and emotions of being an refeugee and asylum seeker in Newport. Creative arts collaboration that provided a safe environment to share experiences and express their thoughts on acceptance and equality. The Riverfront Theatre, Newport.
Exhibition of local artists work inspired by Newport's physical and culture changes during this period. A collaborated with Mr. and Mrs. Clark, Tin Shed Theatre Co. performance artists that created a week long show reflecting the mood/condition of Newport City. URBAN Art Space, John Frost Square, Newport.
Client: Mr and Mrs Clark Co.
Funders: Arts Council of Wales, National Theatre of Wales and Arts Development Newport