abirdabode Art Birdbox Project

Creative Engagement

abirdabode is an art project and an environmental project under one roof

A series of workshops and creative activities exploring urban and rural habitats, trying different art forms and making beautiful art bird boxes.

The project will culminate in an exhibition at Gallery Oldham of the work created, following which the bird boxes will be released into the wild to decorate, amaze and provide homes and safe nest sites for our local birds.

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Manchester Day Parade 2014

Creative Engagement, Parade artworks

The Threads That Bind Us Carriage. Working with the Foxes of the Fold and Bolton at Home to make cotton industry inspired carriage for Manchester Day Parade. The carriage will have giant spinning cotton reels, flag waving arms, a carousel and be bike towed and powered – if we manage to finish it in time…

ReCyCle Rochdale – Cooperative Kinetic Art Bike Sculpture

Art bikes, Creative Engagement

Ongoing Project 2014

ReCyCle Rochdale is a creative engagement project commissioned by Rochdale Pioneers Museum to work with young people from the local community to create a cycle themed kinetic artwork to grace the exterior of the Rochdale Pioneers Museum throughout Summer 2014. The project will coincide with 2014 Tour De France taking place in Yorkshire in July and will explore and take inspiration from The Co-operation on wheels exhibition at Rochdale Pioneers Museum.

 

Waste Creative – reduce, reuse, recycle

Creative Engagement

Waste Creative is a partnership project between Woodend Artists and New Charter funded by Recycle For Greater Manchester.
Working with young people and residents across Tameside Waste Creative delivered a programme of creative workshops and art events aimed at increasing awareness, personalising education and promoting the value of waste as a resource in our local community. The project produced a recycling information pack including a poster, booklet and DVD of animations alongside an exhibition artwork made from recyclable materials.

Carousel of Nature Origami – Birmingham Childrens Hospital

Creative Engagement

Carousel Of Nature entrance way time-capsule for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Renal Ward.

Commission to produce an artwork to enhance the entrance to the renal ward. A number of origami workshops were delivered with patients on the ward and their chosen of animals and colours used to produce the finished piece.