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Waste Transformed

This is a project funded by the British Science Association for Science Week https://www.britishscienceweek.org/ We will work with a group of women who have survived domestic abuse, part of a new group called 4Transform.

 

Inspired by the work of Jan Eric Visser we will explore waste, its composition and its potential for becoming something more creative, useful, beautiful, quirky, thought-provoking, practical...

 

Some exciting events and projects are planned for the Spring season! Look out for details shortly. A study day on the Art and Politics of Waste; Readings and courses on The Poetry of Waste; A special showing of Trashed, a film by Candida Brady, featuring commentary by Jeremy Irons, with a q&a with the film-maker....

Waste Transformed

Inspired by the work of Jan Eric Visser we will explore waste, its composition and its potential for becoming something more creative, useful, beautiful, quirky, thought-provoking, practical...

Jan Eric Visser collecting rubbish from along the banks of the Great Ouse river, which he has made into art objects for his show TrashArt 10 March -2 June. This will be an inspiration for the Waste Transformed project

Project Outline

We will work with artists and scientists to look at what waste is made of, and what we can do with it, and how to transform it into new objects.  Whether our new objects are useful, beautiful, playful or funny - they will prove that waste has a useful future - thought-provoking and valuable.

All materials will be supplied, or found and the project will be conducted in a supportive and friendly atmosphere with plenty of help and advice available at each stage.

Dates

10 March 2-4 Meet the artist: Visit exhibition with Jan Eric Visser

12 March 11-2 Explore the whole subject of waste with Jan Eric Visser and the project team

13 -18 March Times to be arranged: with the support of project team, work individually to source, investigate and transform a selected body of waste material

18 March Show and tell for group members, and discussion of results with project team

22 April Earth Day display with KLimate group in St Nicholas church exhibition

Apply via 4Transform tztransform2@gmail.com or  mail@groundworkgallery.com 

Funded by the British Science Association, for British Science Week, 9-18 March

About 4Transform

Our group is run by survivors and we are committed  to supporting    anyone  affected by domestic abuse  using creativity  to improve your wellbeing. 

Here is what  members have said about previous projects: 

“The  project is me literally im like a womble collect up loadsa random stuff and make something amazing!!xx” 

“ what’ special about Creativity is using the combination of supporting people  by building relationships around making  things like you never knew you could  “