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Hilary is an experienced architectural professional with a diverse background including business management, community engagement, event organisation, academic research, and teaching. She worked with Take A Part on Red Brick Revealed With a professional background that includes supporting design teams in the fields of graphic design, advertising and branding, interior and exhibition design, and architecture, her understanding of the numerous challenges faced by a small design practice is comprehensive and firmly grounded in practical experience. As a PhD Researcher her AHRC...

Sep 13, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

Our Sculpting Saltram project culminated yesterday with a launch event at the site involving all the artists that had worked on the project and our beautiful Shed On Wheels visiting too! Sculpting Saltram has been running over the last 18 months and across that time we have been able to work with 25 young people, three artists and around 10 volunteers.  We have created three awesome sculptures and alongside those the team at Saltram has created some fantastic play areas...

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Sep 11, 2016
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Architect-researcher Hilary Kolinsky worked with Barne Barton and spent the summer working in the Red Brick field.  Over the project Hilary talked with residents and park-users about the history of the field and what they wanted to see happen in the space. She collated research from the Local History archives and South West Image Bank, to uncover some of the stories of the site. Residents shared their personal tales of the field on the ‘Red Brick Revealed’ Facebook forum. By...

Aug 25, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

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...

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Aug 17, 2016
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Billy worked with us to create a mural in Barne Barton in the summer of 2016 Billy is Alex Godwin.  He is an English artist with a passion for colour and a focus on keeping happy and positive through his artwork. He has worked professionally as a freelance artist for a number of years with solid experience in illustration, painting, design and community lead, social projects. Billy’s work is created with the intention to communicate happy visual ideas using shapes, colours and symbols....

Aug 13, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

In this fun a brightly coloured project artist Billy Colours worked with children and young people in Barne Barton to create a mural on Poole Park road, adjacent to our previous mural project with Phil Harvey. We partnered with the Play Rangers and Beach Rangers, playful education groups that take place in green and blue spaces in the community, to create ideas that respond to the natural environment. We then worked with the Dangerous Dads group to execute the mural...

Aug 13, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

This week saw the launch of the new Kinterbury Creek bridge in Barne Barton. The project, which was in collaboration with community members, Plymouth City Council and Muf Architecture/art, started last year and culminated this week with the launch event.  The community were treated to activities with the beach ranges and beautiful sunshine as the ribbon was cut to signify the official opening. The creek had been without a bridge for a number of years after previous bridges were damaged...

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Jul 21, 2016
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Artist Anna Boland has back on site at Saltram with the young people from Plymouth School Of Creative Arts this week.   As the final part of our Sculpting Saltram project Anna and the group are focussing on the creation of a World War Two inspired tank sculpture.  But this is no ordinary tank, the sections of the tank are created from huge oak panels of wood which are being carved to show a birds eye view of the vehicle,...

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Jul 15, 2016
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