On 26 September pupils from St Mary's C of E Dover made paper boats in remembrance of their loved ones as part of Clare Smith's The Voyager's project. Their boats were included in the exhibition in Dover Museum. That they enjoyed the experience can be seen from the "joy and engagement on their faces" (class teacher).read more
The Voyagers exhibition in the Bronze Age Boat Gallery
The Voyagers is a three-part installation in response to Dover’s Bronze Age Boat on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its discovery. It includes two pieces of work by Clare Smith, made with the help of friends, craftmakers, artists, children and pupils from St Mary’s C of E primary school, the general public, and textile artist Rosie James. The third element is a video piece by French artist Philippe Bazin.read more
Friday 6 May saw the launch of This is England, a presentation of design propositions by postgraduate students from the Canterbury School of Architecture exploring the cultural, historic and urban contexts of the port of Dover. The exhibition, in the DAD studio, was very well attended by members of the public who have been keen to engage with the concepts presented.read more
Nigel Green will be showing the photographs made as part of DAD's Sea & Walk project which draws attention to unexpected aspects of the built environment and proposes re-evaluations of how we understand and value the places connected by the North Downs Way. The exhibition will take place at the Canterbury School of Architecture from 10 - 25 February 2011.read more
An exhibition of pupils work in response to a walk along a section of the North Downs Way can now be seen in the Centurion House Box Gallery. Pupils from St. Mary's, the "Dazzling Dolphins" have created five eye-catching figures, each one exploring a different theme of the North Downs Way using collage, printing, illustration, graffiti and poetry to great effect.read more
We had around 60 visitors to the film screenings in the Grand Shaft. The event was part of Open Weekend and was also filmed as part of DAD's uScreen filmmaking workshop. Greg McKenzie also interviewed the artists for Dover Community Radio.
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