Introducing Social Makers!

As part of our symposium ‘Social Making: Now and Next’  we will be sharing work by those that use social practices and engage with communities in their work. After receiving lots of exciting proposals we are pleased to announce the three selected artists that will be exhibiting their work in the Devonport Guildhall cells during Social Making 2018. Bridey Borda: Bridey is a community volunteer and young artists from Barne Barton, Plymouth. She is currently part of the Island Stories project working with Fotonow and has been running a scrapbooking project...

Looking for Silence- The listening piece is unveiled!

We concluded our recent project ‘Looking for Silence’ today with a celebration and finale event at Efford Marsh. Over the past six months Take A Part has collaborated with Active Neighbourhoods to run an art project in the marsh which culminated in a commissioned piece exploring the notion of listening to nature.  Artists Leverington Wuthrich were selected to create the piece and also lead a series of community based workshops to shape the idea for the final work. About the sculpture Leverington Wuthrich...

Plain Speaking Tour Training at We The People

Members of our Crazy Glue group took to the town this afternoon to visit the galleries of We The People Are The Work. Working with the lovely Rachel Dobbs the group explored Plymouth College of Art, Peninsula Arts, The Council House, KARST and Plymouth Arts Centre.  In each space the group took time to learn about the content for each exhibition and also to discuss what they felt each piece was about and meant to them.  As well as collecting...

National Portfolio Success!

Take A Part are THRILLED to be awarded Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation status for the 2018-2022 investment period. The funding secures our programme of work in Plymouth allowing us to work dedicatedly with communities across the city through to 2022. Started in Efford in 2006, Take A Part worked with local community members, agencies and organisations to create a specific model of co-commissioning and co-creating with artists that allows embedding of the work in the community while developing...