Our recent projects

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

We are pleased to be working with Liz West and Stonehouse Action to create an exciting and vivid piece of work celebrating colour in Stonehouse. Liz West creates vivid environments that mix luminous colour and radiant light.  And will be exploring this with Stonehouse residents before installing a final piece in the summer. The project will started with Liz visiting the site and engaging the community in activity.  She will then plan with Stonehouse Action’s community members to ensure that as many...

Feb 29, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

In 2016 Take A Part worked in partnership with Plymouth University  to develop an international symposium Social Making, Socially Engaged Practice: Now and Next. The symposium explored two aspects of socially engaged practice; methodologies to approaching socially engaged work, and the impacts on audiences and communities it engages with. The aim of the symposium was to bring examples of international socially engaged practices to the South West of the UK, giving the region exposure to a wider network of projects and organisations, and an...

Feb 5, 2016    NO COMMMENTS

We were really pleased to be awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery to work on a project taking us back to our original community of Efford.  We were awarded the funding to reinstall and redesign the Efford Pub Sign which used to sit at the site of the old Royal Marine pub in Efford. As a community hub the pub was a place where people in the community often gathered and despite being deconstructed in the 1990’s the sign remained as...

Oct 5, 2015    1 COMMMENT

Green Orchestra was our exciting musically inspired project in response to Philharmonia Orchestra’s iOrchestra project.  Taking place over May/June the project worked with a range of sound artists and the Philharmonia orchestra to explore sounds and noises created via natural objects, vegetables and fruit.  The project aims to explore sound in a new way and highlight healthy eating and cooking processes at the same time. Working with people from in and around Plymouth the Green Orchestra spent a week working...

Jun 6, 2015    NO COMMMENTS

Kinterbury Creek Project We worked with with Barne Barton Young Ambassadors group at Tamar View Community Centre’s #Dare2B, youth and community programme to, research bridge design, write the artist brief, view and choose design briefs for a new bridge at Kinterbury Creek.  The original bridge was built but damaged by fire on two separate occasions, it was hoped that by creating a  bridge in collaboration with the community, that incorporated their ideas. that there would be a real sense of ownership...

Jun 6, 2015    2 COMMMENTS

Take A Part were pleased to work alongside the National Trust at Saltram House to create a series of sculptures, forming a trail around the grounds of the site across 2015 and 2016. Focussing on the history of the grounds, as well as considering the natural surroundings of each place, we worked in three sites across Saltram to create sculptures linking and promoting a new play trail. The sculptures were designed and built by artists alongside groups of young people...

Jun 5, 2015    Comments Off

Carry on Stonehouse is a celebration of the community of Stonehouse, with  its diverse population, reflecting  its fascinating history and  exciting future and showcasing the area’s distinct contribution to the city of Plymouth in its 100th  year. Stonehouse Timebank approached Take A Part to lead on the project and  Take A Part will be working with the Timebank and artists Anne Marie Culhane, Soraya Phillips, Joanna Hruby and Graham Guy Robinson to make a range of objects and capture stories...

Nov 15, 2014    NO COMMMENTS