A visit was made to the home of MICHEAL EVERITT to discover what an amazing collection of stotfold artefacts he has collected over the years. Below are some photos that starts to touch upon his collection…more details to follow. Thank you Micheal for your contributions and hospitality, it really is greatly appreciated.
Thank for the input from eight members of Stotfold’s, Knit and Knatter. With Bedfordshire’s tradition of lace-making we thought it a good idea to discuss the project with the local community group. We discussed knitting patterns and how the aesthetic of these ‘diagramatical patterns were perhaps similar to that of ‘typewriter art…..more information to follow… Here’s a… Read more »
As the collaborative creative sessions take place gathering feedback is extremely important to how the project develops and is finally realised. As well as gathering feedback through conversation during the sessions, informal forms were kindly filled in by the participants. I’ve broken down the separate questions and entered the answers below them. Some forms were… Read more »
Mollie Jennings who has been wonderful in her enthusiasm and her contributions to the project, both creatively and providing some really interesting local stotfold history. Thanks you to yourself and your friend Sheila who participated in collaborative exercise with artist Emily Tracy. There’s a wealth information that came about…here’s a snipit of the session…Like the… Read more »
As part of the collaborative process we have also been gathering signatures form the people that have taken part. It’s hoped that they will appear somewhere in the final artworks.
We’d like to say thank you to everyone that contributed their time and energy into taking part in a creative session exploring memories and local history of the Stotfold area. These memories and time lines related to the respective institutions of the attendees. Using a grid format to enter details, this visual format presented a… Read more »
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On the 7th December the project went to see Stotfold Bowls Club to chat with some of its members who kindly offered their time and knowledge of the clubs history and the rules of play for bowls. With the help of artist Emily Tracy, the members looked at presenting some of the club’s heritage through the… Read more »
Part 3 of the typewriter art workshops took place at Etonbury Academy on the 7th December. Thanks to everyone involved especially to art teacher Miss Gahagan, and some great work done by pupils, Paige Taylor 8IB and Jess Beedle 8BM….more news to follow…