Enhancing the Learning Environment

Enhancing the Learning Environment

The Commission was to Enhance the Learning Environment at Traeth Llafan training Department at Bryn y Neuadd Hospital in Llanfairfechan. This project was funded by Arts Wales through Arts in Health and Wellbeing for Betsi Cadwaladr University Hospital Healthboard I worked closely with staff and students – especially with Marianne Foster to ensure that the resulting work was sensitive to the space and people who […]

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Creativity Awe and Wonder in Early Years – Training

Creativity Awe and Wonder in Early Years – Training

Since May I have been delivering  creative training sessions for Early Years Practitioners on the Wirral. The training has been developed collaboratively with Wirral Council”s Early Years Team. The training aims to give practitioners an opportunity to reflect on their own practice and see that there can be creativity in all aspects of early years play and development. Through practical hands on activities we explore […]

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Daffodil for Marie Curie Wales

Daffodil for Marie Curie Wales

Early this year I was commissioned by Marie Curie Wales to create a “Giant Glowing Daffodil” I designed the flower as a giant lampshade that lit up a bright yellow armchair to represent the individual care given by Marie Curie nurses. The chair has over 400 hand stitched Marie Curie daffodils which represent people helped by Marie Curie in Wales. The daffodil and chair were […]

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Soap Stories

Soap Stories

   

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Sound Object

Sound Object

Sound Object was a research and development project funded by the Arts Council of Wales Working with sound artist and technologist Ant Dickinson to develop a module that will allow me to incorporate sound into tactile sculptures using Arduino. The images below chart our progress as we brought together textiles and technology – ending up with “Shell Like” a shell which makes the sounds of […]

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Floral Deconstruction – Inspire, Amaze and bring Wildflowers to Life

Floral Deconstruction – Inspire, Amaze and bring Wildflowers to Life

Floral Deconstruction is a “Growing Archive of Native Wildflowers”. It is also a handling collection  – Over the last few years I have been deconstructing and examining native wildflowers using a USB microscope before replicating each individual part of the flower in detail in 3d on a much larger scale.    The collection now consists of seven wildflowers made during their flowering season from the […]

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Immersive Spaces

Immersive Spaces

  “Immersive Spaces”  offers one to one and group workshop sessions aimed at young people –  school leavers and adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities and autism to provide a stimulating creative environment and intense one to one engagement that will enable participants to continue to develop, learn and explore through the senses. Thanks to funding from ICF we have just completed a very […]

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History of Place at Royal school for the Blind

History of Place at Royal school for the Blind

I worked with Kerry from History of Place and staff and pupils at The Royal School for the Blind in Liverpool. We chose the most sensory parts of the history of the school and worked together to create a sensory story that the school can use and add to their sensory story library. A duplicate was given to the museum of Liverpool for their interactive sessions. […]

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Time to Remember

Time to Remember

        A pilot project introducing reminiscence handling collections for people with dementia during a stay in hospital

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Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride

Lewis from Twin Vision on Vimeo. Ticket to Ride is an immersive travel experience, giving people the unique opportunity to experience bus travel through Liverpool from someone else’s perspective. Films from the perspective of each traveller are viewed from a bus seat inside a specially designed sound proof box – the films are viewed side ways as if you are looking out of a bus […]

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