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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...

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Jun 24, 2016
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Muf worked with Take A Part, BBROOTS and Stepping Stones to Nature to design and build the Kinterbury Creek bridge. Since 1994 muf architecture/art has established a reputation for pioneering and innovative projects that address the social, spatial and economic infrastructures of the public realm. Muf are specialists in public realm architecture and art. The practice philosophy is driven by an ambition to realize the potential pleasures that exist at the intersection between the lived and the built. The creative...

Jun 24, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

Project 3 of Sculpting Saltram is underway with artist Anna Boland visiting the young people at Plymouth School of Creative Arts this week to start the design process. With a focus on WW2 and the residency of American GI’s at Saltram the design work has been focussed on machinery and weapons.  The group have been working with Anna and taking inspiration from the shapes and workings of transport, weapons and working objects to create their initial design ideas. Over the...

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Jun 21, 2016
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Liz worked with Take A Part on a commission in Stonehouse. Liz West creates vivid environments that mix luminous colour and radiant light. Working across a variety of mediums, West aims to provoke a heightened sensory awareness in the viewer through her works. She is interested in exploring how sensory phenomena can invoke psychological and physical responses that tap into our own deeply entrenched relationships to colour.  West’s investigation into the relationship between colour and light is often realised through...

Jun 21, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

Anna worked with Take A Part on the Sculpting Saltram project, creating a sculpture piece inspired by WW2 tanks. Anna Boland has a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and an MA in Contemporary Visual Art and she has been working as a freelance artist for the past 17 years. Undertaking over 60 community, public, site specific, commission based and self initiated art projects. She has worked with local authorities, arts organisations, schools, colleges, universities, institutions, museums, galleries, alternative education settings,...

Jun 21, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

Sculpting Saltram project 3 kicked off last week with another inspiring visit to see the beautiful house, estate and site for the Sculpture. For this project we are being joined by talented young people from Plymouth School of Creative Arts.  The project will focus on the history of Saltram connected to WW2 when it was a base for American troops, weaponry and vehicles.  The group were inspired by the historical context of their site and started to develop some fantastic...

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May 26, 2016
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We are thrilled that our bridge project in Kinterbury Creek has reached completion.  The process started last year and then had some delays whilst we had the change of seasons and the over wintering period for birds at the Creek. It has been an ambition for a long time to create better access at Kinterbury Creek and working alongside Plymouth City Council we have been able to create a project which enables that to happen but has also been creative...

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May 26, 2016
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We had a fantastic finale to the Efford Heritage Sign project this week.  The event took place at the front of High View School with the arts ambassadors hosting the event alongside artist Thomas Goddard. The event featured the wonderful Queens Dock Uke’s who opened proceedings with some wonderful old songs, we then had speeches from Kim Wide from Take A Part, Kim Dorian-Kemp from High View, and Thomas, who launched the new sign and gave the project context for those...

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May 14, 2016
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