Though art and design skills, teamwork and education can promote local culture and heritage and explore the benefits of personal self expression. Through collective engagement and site specific art can transform locations with aesthetic design that promotes regeneration and ownership.
Working in collaboration with sculptor Chris Wood, the concept of incorporating glass poppies to the sculpture, these were made by the participants of the festival.
Materials: Stained Glass
Location: Caerleon Arts Festival
Client: Chris Wood Chainsaw sculptor, Caerleon Arts Festival
Funders: Caerleon Arts Festival
The project's aim was to bring awareness to the history and heritage of Pillgwenlly, its significance during the industrialisation of South Wales and colourful contemporary culture. The artworks portrays portraits from each era depicting a hero of the times. The resin casts create a museum effect of learning and discovery where the visual interpretations of ships sailing down the River Usk inspires the imagination.
Collaboration project with Newport artists, Nick Jones - Blacksmith, Chris wood - Chainsaw Sculptor and Visual Artists Marega Palser and Steven George Jones.
A Pill Regeneration film by Kino Bosch - With Passing Ships
Blog - With Passing Ships