Shazza Ali, research student (PhD) at the Centre for the Study of Group Processes, at the University of Kent, ponders on what imagination means to her… Imagine if I’d left five minutes earlier or five minutes later… Imagine if I’d taken a different bus or a different route… Imagine if I hadn’t made that decision… Imagine […]

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The last post was all about digital technologies, but at the end of the day, there’s nothing easier to work with than good old fashioned arts and crafts supplies. Eventually, my hope is to combine the digital light projection painting with traditional paper and plasticine. We’ll have to see how that goes. Until then, here’s […]

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Our first couple workshops used white paper as a backdrop for children to be able to create miniature imaginary universes out of ordinary arts and crafts materials. Plasticine (that modelling clay used by animators that never dries up) and coloured paper were the easiest materials to work with, and you would see them used over […]

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This blog post has been a long time coming. We started out three months ago with a vague mission to explore the collective imagination of children and their families. Since then, we’ve hosted events and workshops in classrooms, pop-up museums, school festivals, and even a Mini Maker Faire. It’s been quite a journey learning about […]

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2015 Artist Commissions We are really excited to announce that the artists selected for our 2015 Artist Commissions are: COURAGE in association with Jasmin Vardimon Company: R.M. Sánchez-Camus and Isa Suarez Marcelo works in live performance, street theatre and circus while Isa works in live music, film soundtracks and sound installations: social engagement and participatory art […]

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Are you an artist – or do you know an artist – who is interested in the themes of courage, imagination or love? If the answer is yes then we really want to hear from you. We are delighted to enter our third year of Artist Commissions with some truly fantastic partners and themes. Each […]

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