Reading Scholars 2015/16 – Summer School

The scholars joined us for two consecutive days in the summer, spending a day each on a clay and a photogram workshop. While both are absorbing analogue processes they both urged us to consider how technology determines our perception of time, and time passing. Photograms Photograms are a form of camera-less image making where objects are placed onto photographic paper and then exposed to light, … Continue reading Reading Scholars 2015/16 – Summer School

Reading Scholars 2015/16 – Verb Sculpture

In the Christmas and Easter holidays we were joined by a group of year 12 students from across the South of England; our 2016/17 Reading Scholars.  The scholars work with us over one year, participating in workshops, university life taster days, and one-to-one sessions on career pathways and applying to university; designed to enable and inspire access to Higher Education. Inspired by the Richard Serra’s … Continue reading Reading Scholars 2015/16 – Verb Sculpture

UNESCO INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT ArtLab WORKSHOPS Friday 3rd July 2015

The International Year of Light is a global initiative which highlighted to the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It is a unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale. Light is the means by which human beings see themselves, each other, and their place in the Universe. Light … Continue reading UNESCO INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT ArtLab WORKSHOPS Friday 3rd July 2015

READING SCHOLARS ArtLab Workshops 9th & 10th July 2015

The Reading Scholars programme aims to give Year 12 students a real taste of life as a university undergraduate, and to provide practical support as participants begin their higher education application process. ArtLab presented an Art and Technology workshop for Reading Scholars to create an installation/performance which was recorded. Through discussion and experimentation with technology and materials the scholars developed an artwork ideas based on … Continue reading READING SCHOLARS ArtLab Workshops 9th & 10th July 2015

Widening Participation Summer Workshops 2014

Students from the Interactive Sculpture Workshop helped facilitate an event on Thursday 10 July 2014, Art and Design Portfolio Day, to  stimulate work for portfolio to apply to foundation or BA courses in Art. We offered the workshop ‘Creature in a cup: interactive sculpture’ more info about the day here  Below is our final performance video and details of the development of the work made in one day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sw3Ls_QmHcQ We used littleBits electronics … Continue reading Widening Participation Summer Workshops 2014