Patterns, lines, swirls and dots drive the camera

‘Inspired by Le Grice, created with Gall’ kicked off this week, the group looked at the work of Len Lye- an early influence on Le Grice, and then used the idea of creating shape, colour and line to develop their own short film. Over the 5 weeks of delivery they group are exploring a whole range of experimental techniques with Allister (and University student Linda) and taking influence from Malcolm Le Grice’s work in order to create a series of...

A first hand encounter with Malcolm!

We were fortunate enough to spend this afternoon at Peninsula Arts visiting ‘Present Moments and Passing Time’ by Malcolm Le Grice and speaking with the artist himself about his work. We have developed a project (Inspired by Le Grice, created with Gall) in partnership with Peninsula Arts, Plymouth Arts Centre and Plymouth Culture, creating a short film piece inspired by the work of Le Grice.  The work is being delivered by Allister Gall with children from High View School, Efford making...

An impressive sight as the third sculpture is completed!

The third and final sculpture as a part of our Sculpting Saltram project was completed this week by artist Anna Boland. The large and impressive pieces of oak came from the site of Saltram itself and were worked on tirelessly by Anna alongside young people from Stonehouse, air cadets and numerous scores of Saltram volunteers.  Each piece was hand carved following a the lines of a drawn out tank. Each sculpture for the project has captured and reflected an aspect...

Digging, measuring and observing

We had a great time back at Saltram yesterday with the team from PCSA and artist Anna scoping out our site for the sculpture and measuring the distances between the trees and the depth of the ground in order to give us the best possible position for the sculpture. The group had to spend time investigating the ground to establish the best foundations and positioning for the sculpture.  They also spent some more time with Anna discussing the potential design...