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Artists and scientists working together in creative programmes >>

Stranded

BEUYS'S ACORNS AND STRANDED
ACKROYD & HARVEY
Artists Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey have collaborated since 1990. Exploring sculpture, architecture, installation and photography, their work is underpinned by research into natural and ecological processes which has led them to focus on environmental and scientific concerns. In 2003 they made their first expedition to the High Arctic as part of the Cape Farewell project, which brought together artists...
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Summer School children

SUMMER SCHOOLS
2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
The Art and Biodiversity Partnership organises exciting 4 days summer schools for 8-12 years old children. The summer school brings together artists and scientists to lead a programme which focusses on a different theme each year. It takes place at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and in the beautiful surrounding of the campus grasslands and woods.
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Little Ouse Headwaters Project

LITTLE OUSE HEADWATERS PROJECT (LOHP)
ART, WRITING & PERFORMANCE
LOHP have started a Creative Group in collaboration with the Sainsbury Centre, which aims to celebrate the Little Ouse valley through art, writing and performance. SCVA is currently working on three strands, with more to come as the programme develops...
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Basketry

BASKETRY: MAKING HUMAN NATURE
SAINSBURY CENTRE FOR VISUAL ARTS
The exhibition brought together traditional and contemporary basketry from Western Amazonia, North America, Oceania, Africa, Japan, South-East Asia and Europe. It revealed the extraordinary uses of basketry technology and consider its place in human culture. The exhibition many weaving techniques that have been used to create designs ranging from simple geometric herringbone twill.
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