Walk and talk at the Birley Centre

We rounded up the exhibition at the Birley Centre with a ‘walk and talk’. We each chose a piece of a work; talked about our inspiration and took questions from the crowd (it was very well attended and yes, it did seem like a crowd). The increased numbers in the gallery meant that the collaboration table saw a lot of action.Blog3

For one week we all collected things off the beach and streets, and a selection of our found items was on the table. Visitors to the exhibition were encouraged to create mini pieces of art; either inspired by, or using the round items. (Some visitors were more enthusiastic than others!)

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The resulting images were cut down into 3″ squares and we will be using these to inspire further works for our next exhibition in October.

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Some of us will be working on another collaborative art project as part of Open Studios in April, inspired by Lynn Knight’s book, The Button Box.