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Epsom
Surrey
KT18 5TL
Tel:01737 350 865

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COMMUNITY / HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Artist-in-resident Programme

  • We offer up to 4 sessions within a full working day (6 hours)
  • We offer the following activities:

1.      Clay work – (5 skill areas)

-          African Mask-making techniques

-          Traditional Coil-pot techniques

-          Coil-for-coil techniques

-          Benin sculptural techniques

-          Jewellery design / making techniques 

2.      Storytelling / drama ie; African tales, legend and myths 

3.      Rhythm, music and dance movements 

4.      West African cooking / eating habits linked with geography & the environment 

5.      Textiles (tie & dye or batik painting) 

6.      African Drumming

  • We have a cross-curricular approach to our work with emphasis on ‘low-tech’ application and workshop sessions are delivered on a flexible basis
  • Our workshop sessions involve hands-on practical activities for participants
  • Clay work and Textiles sessions are for a group of about 30 people per session

Workshop Fees:

* Full Day                               -           £300.00 per artist per day plus travel cost

* Half Day (3 hours)               -           £220.00 per artist plus travel cost

* Hourly Rate                         -           £80.00 per artist plus travel cost  

We provide artefacts and resources for our workshop sessions (excluding consumable items)

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MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT REQURIED FOR WORKSHOP SESSIONS

INTRODUCTORY ASSEMBLY:

  • A mobile Board or a Flip Chart + papers & pens
  • Audio Cassette / CD Player

Note: All practical ‘hands-on’ sessions run for 75 to 90 minutes and we require a classroom space with access to running water 

CLAY WORK SESSIONS:

We request the following items to be provided by the school or institution

  • About 500grams of clay per pupil / student. Natural clay – if there is access to a kiln or self-hardening clay if no kiln is available (12.5kg bag usually enough for class of 30 pupils)
  • Coloured slips (if available)
  • Aprons or other protective clothing
  • Work space for pupils / students with suitable tables
  • A supply of old newspapers – (2 sheets of old newspaper per pupil / student)
  • Some simple & basic tools e.g. pencils, paint brushes, lollipop sticks to make patterns

Note: We can supply natural clay at £10.00 per 12.5kg bag or self-hardening clay at £25.00 per 12.5kg

TEXTILES – (tie & dye or batik painting):

  • Plain white cotton, primary colour dyes, urea, soda ash, table salt, strings, batik wax, wax pots, stove or burners, bowls, containers, disposal gloves etc

Note: We can supply the required materials for Tie & Dye and Batik workshops on request

          On average, £50.00 budget allocation is adequate for a class of about 30 pupils / students 

COOKING / EATING HABITS:

  • Chopping boards, kitchen knives, bowls, colanders, sauce-pans and plates, access to gas or electric cooker

Note: We can supply a range of tropical food items required and invoice accordingly 

AFRICAN DRUMS & DRUMMING WORKSHOPS:

  • We can supply a range of African drums at £30.00 per session / school day

Finally, relevant artefacts and resources are provided by Heritage Ceramics for all workshops at no extra cost

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