Artists

Alain has worked with Take a Part on a number of occasions engaging members of the community in cob sculpture work. He worked on the ‘Something for the weekend project’ engaging people in Efford in sculpture work and creating ‘Henrietta the hippo’ on the old High View School site. Following this Alain worked with Take a Part again during ‘the art orbit’ a project aimed at raising the awareness of art across different communities in Plymouth (linked to BAS7). Alain...

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Gil Nicol worked with Take a Part to facilitate and train Efford community members as part of Take a Part’s engagement with British Art Show 7. Members of the community were trained to be ‘plain speaking’ tour guides, and with the support of Gil these community members then delivered a series of short tours to parts of the exhibition for other community members in Plymouth. Gil trained as an artist and has over twenty-five years experience in the arts. She has worked...

Apr 11, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Thrussell and Thrussell  are artist metalsmiths They are a father and son team working from a studio / workshop in the heart of Bodmin Moor.   They use different metals to create our private and public artworks using mild steel, copper and stainless steel. Specialising in community art, their work can be seen through out the West Country and UK Thrussell and Thrussell are currently working with Take A Part on the ‘Creativity in Our community’ project.  They are working with...

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Andy is an artist, poet, actor and creative educator. He has worked with Take A Part on the ‘Creativity in Our Community’ project.  Andy focussed on outdoors art and worked with High View School and the community to develop a range of temporary waymarkers and sculptures to highlight pathways and areas within Efford Marshes.  This project was also in collaboration with Stepping Stones To Nature at Plymouth City Council, who are keen to raise awareness of this green space in...

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Joanna Hruby is an artist, performer and teacher specialising in puppetry and visual theatre. Jo worked with Take A Part on the ‘Carry On Stonehouse’ project creating a giant Janus puppet consisting of two heads, and creating a number of small puppets with local schools for a community parade. As well as creating commissions for companies including Devon’s Puppetcraft and Four of Swords Theatre, she has developed educational projects with organisations including the Theatre Royal Plymouth, Exeter University and Devon Arts In Schools Initiative...

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Tony Whitehead worked with Take a Part on a sound recording project as part of Efford FM.  Tony worked with members of Crazy Glue to document various locations around Efford, gathering oral histories and stories from each location.  These recordings were then archived onto mapping site Aporee, click here and search for ‘Efford’  to listen to those journeys. During Take a Party Tony also helped to facilitate Crazy Glue in leading  other members of the community and Plymouth on a ‘live’...

Apr 11, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Belle collaborated with Rufus Maurice to work on Take A Part’s Shed On Wheels (SOW) project. Belle and Rufus designed and built SOW, converting a 1970s milk float into a travelling art and education shed that focuses on local growing, harvesting and producing and of course eating! SOW is made predominantly from recycled and found materials which include an old bed head, organ pipes, a fireplace and bits of boats in no particular order. Belle’s projects are people focused. For...

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Peter Randall-Page worked with Take a Part, Stepping Stones to Nature and Friends of Ham Woods to produce a piece of art for Ham Woods. His sculpture, In Praise of Trees, is set in an newly re-instated stretch of wall which had previously been destroyed by a fallen oak tree and also incorporates  a seat.  The sculpture is made from granite sourced from Dartmoor, and Peter worked extensively in consultation with the community to create the final piece of work. For...

Apr 11, 2013    NO COMMMENTS