Making Sense

Interactive multi sensory artwork for museums and galleries working with communities

I am a freelance artist, project manager, consultant and collaborator.

I make interactive and multi sensory artwork and interpretation for museums galleries. I am the director of “Making Sense” a new Community Interest Company Making sense offers a bespoke multi sensory approach to workshops, events, training, accessible technology and interpretation.

Working In partnership with arts, heritage and cultural organisations to add a multi sensory element that will engage with a wider and more diverse audience.

Offering consultation and training as well as project managing events and the production of new multisensory resources, installations and exhibitions, workshops.

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Making Sense CIC

    Experience arts and heritage with all of your senses  Working in partnership with museums and galleries to make what they offer more accessible to wider audiences through a multi sensory approach. Making Sense Community Interest Company was set up by Creative Director Ticky Lowe in 2013 Making Sense’s is passionate about providing opportunities for people to experience arts and heritage in a multi sensory way. […]

Projects

Time to remember Time to Remember is a pilot project using the collections of Conwy County Borough Council Museum and Archive Services and Llandudno Museum to design themed memory boxes for use with BCUHB Arts Health & Wellbeing Programme at Llandudno Hospital with Dementia Patients, with linked arts workshops carried out on site and at the adjacent Ty Llewelyn community centre. I was commissioned to put […]

Workshops

Nursery schools, Early years, Key stage one and two,gallery art clubs, gallery education, museums, care homes, hospitals, drop in sessions for events and festivals. Children and adults with learning disabilities, people with visual impairment , people living with dementia, people with mental health problems. tickylowe@makingsensecic.org.uk to book me for a workshop Ticky has a hands on approach to workshops creating an accessible and inclusive environment. […]

Latest Posts

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” will offer 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 […]

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