Steve Hollingsworth Slowing Down Time: 9.5.18 Timescapes that suit peoples processing speed Sound is touching at a distance Experiencing time differently 1st Exercise-Erwin Wurm one minute sculptures. All staff to collaborate using the small objects I’ve brought in to create static sculpture of your own bodies balancing or holding some of the objects I’ve brought … Continue reading Slowing Down time Workshop
Artlink has pioneered a unique way of working, under the banner of ‘The Ideas Team’; a kind of laboratory of experimental approaches where contemporary artists are paired with individuals with complex disabilities to explore different sensory experiences with them. These have included adventures in olfactory memory, sound and vibration, cross-media installations, time spent immersed in intense … Continue reading Background
F: Today I had a few tech difficulties as I was hoping to use the pc in the room but the internet was very slow and could not stream anything! F is absolutely looking forward to the sessions now, she is very very exited when she sees me, knowing that I ll provide some cats … Continue reading Feedback on Slowing Down Time research
The following is a presentation given in response to an essay/talk by Jessica Gogan, artist & curator living in Rio. Gogans' essay is about a medicinal plant project which took place in Brazil. At first glance it has nothing to do with people with learning disabilities but don't let that confuse you. Her descriptions … Continue reading Text from ‘Exchange of Method’presentation as part of Artlink/Collective collaboration.
Lygia Clark (Bel Horizonte, 1920 — Río de Janeiro, 1988) studied in Río de Janeiro and Paris, and after spending some time working in abstraction, became a part of the Grupo Frente and was later one of the signees of the Neo-Concretism manifiesto. She began her most creative phase of her career in 1960 when … Continue reading Lygia Clark
Artist Yvonne Mullock who is currently based in Canada will be collaborating with her old team as part of Collaborative Environments. Yvonne who was one of the founding members of the sensory workshops, will be working on 'costumes that entertain'. A series of costumes informed by people with profound learning disabilities to be worn … Continue reading Yvonne is back!
Artists Laura Spring, Laura Aldridge and depute manage John Connell met with Old School Fabrications to discuss changing spaces in Cherry Road. Here is their brief:- We would like you to come up with a series of designs based on our initial discussion at Cherry Road. As the people the designs are for, are very complex, … Continue reading OLD SCHOOL FABRICATIONS – Collaborative environments