Artists

LOW PROFILE worked with Take A Part on exhibition Efford:The Capital Of Culture For Plymouth.  LOW PROFILE is a collaboration between artists Rachel Dobbs (IRL) and Hannah Jones (UK) working together to make live art since 2003. They are currently based in Plymouth. LOW PROFILE’s work is about not giving up, the impossible, the endless and the obsessive – our experiences of everyday life magnified and put on show. Over the last number of years, their research and work has...

Apr 11, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Emilio is transitioning from the world of creative multimedia design, filmmaking and 3D animation to the far more exciting world of forest gardening and other community-scale food growing systems. He is on the pioneering Sustainable Horticulture course in Dartington. His priority is to channel his energy and experience into helping as many people as possible to understand the transition we are going through, empowering them to prepare for the changes ahead. He is a creative associate of Encounters Arts and is...

Apr 10, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Rebeh is a creative associate of Encounters Arts. Rebeh has a background and education in Social Ecology, Permaculture, and Holistic Science.   In addition she has an abiding love of food, passion for organic growing, and a particular interest in group process and facilitation and sense of place and our experience with the wild. She is combining these interests and experience to explore, in as many ways as she can, how we can develop a more authentic and holistic relationship to...

Apr 10, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Ruth is the Creative Director of Encounters.  As a professional artist and consultant, she has used the transformational power of the arts to work with thousands of people over the last 20 years. Ruth has worked as a professional artist and consultant for 20 years, using the transformational power of the arts to work creatively with thousands of people in the arts, public, private, education and voluntary sectors.  Ruth was the founder and Artistic Director of Louder than Words productions...

Apr 10, 2013    NO COMMMENTS

Jonathan worked with Take a Part on the ‘Something for the weekend’ sculpture project engaging an Efford young women’s group in carvings for a local park.  Following that Jonathan worked with community arts group Crazy Glue and Take a Part to produce carved stone panels for High View School.  The panels consisted of carvings of hands signing the Makaton word for ‘Welcome’ Jonathan is a sculptor in stone and other media, designer, workshop leader in arts, commissioned artist who exhibits...

Feb 4, 2012    NO COMMMENTS

James worked with Take a Part on the ‘Something for the weekend’ project.  James worked with members of the community to create a cardboard tree celebrating the green spaces in Efford. James started making sculpture when he first became disabled. He discovered a method of sculpting which allowed him to make large scale work in a non-studio environment – largely using cardboard and paper to make sculpture. The media of cardboard is readily available and portable. When he is working...

Feb 2, 2012    NO COMMMENTS

Since 1993 and on invitation from art institutions, the artist group WochenKlausur develops concrete proposals aimed at small, but nevertheless effective improvements to socio-political deficiencies. Proceeding even further and invariably translating these proposals into action, WochenKlausur sees artistic creativity no longer as a formal act but as an intervention into society. Until today over 30 projects have been carried out internationally.  The first project in Vienna, Austria succeeded in making medical care available to the homeless. Since then, a mobile...

Feb 1, 2012    NO COMMMENTS