Acting Out: Cynefin – Week Two

Week two of working with year 4 and 5 children on the ACW Cynefin project. Ceri, the teacher and I made plans for the next few weeks leading up to June's visit. June is going to work with the children on a short performance that will be captured on film by Nick and Marcus from … Continue reading Acting Out: Cynefin – Week Two

Mapping our Journey: Cynefin – Week One

I have been paired with a primary school in the Caerphilly County Borough to work with Year 4 and 5 children and their teacher on the Arts Council of Wales Cynefin project. After an exciting online planning session, the teacher and I formulated a question to encompass the school's priorities and the requirements of the … Continue reading Mapping our Journey: Cynefin – Week One

Cynefin

"This is the place where we feel we belong, where the people and landscape around us are familiar, and the sights and sounds are reassuringly recognisable. Though often translated as 'habitat', cynefin is not just a place in a physical or geographical sense: it is the historic, cultural and social place which has shaped and … Continue reading Cynefin

A Brief History of Healing

Opening of the sister exhibition at Hearth Gallery, Llandough.  See ArcadeCampfa website for more details. A Brief History of Healing is a collaborative partnership project between ArcadeCampfa, the Cardiff and Vale University Health board and visual artist and mental health service user Gail Howard. For the last two months Gail and artist/writer Sarah Featherstone have … Continue reading A Brief History of Healing

Get Well Cart

An old drugs trolley has been repurposed to dispense art making & utopian prescriptions. The trolley has been adapted and fitted with printmaking equipment including a set of brass letters to print words and phrases. Gail Howard and I are delivering pop-up printmaking and basket weaving sessions around the hospital. The aim of the project … Continue reading Get Well Cart