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April 8/9th: ‘Lateral Thinking, the value of joined up agendas between the arts, health and environment’

Fully booked. Ginkgo Projects and the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are hosting ‘Lateral Thinking, the value of joined up agendas between the arts, health and environment’

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Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Edinburgh

Ginkgo has been appointed by IHS Lothian LTd to lead the development of an Art and Therapeutic Design strategy for this major new reprovisoning project for the city.  Subject financial…

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Project Grow launched

Delighted to announce that Frances Thorburn will be leading Project Grow at Wallscourt Farm Academy, Stoke Gifford, Bristol. Frances will work with the school over the next 12 months to develop a sustainable model and interventions for the active use of the grounds through growing and husbandry that is grounded in seasonal activity.

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New Collaboration between Travelling Light and Bristol Old Vic Young Company

As part of the public art programme for Wapping Wharf in Bristol we are working with Travelling Light Theatre Company and Bristol Old Vic Young Company to uncover the history of the site to develop new pieces of theatre. This project will bring together these two innovative theatre companies in this way for the first time, working with young people from all over Bristol to explore real life stories from the site’s history that are as gripping and relevant now as they were 100 years ago. More information on this project and how to get involved will be coming soon. (Wapping Wharf is being developed by Umberslade/Muse Developments)

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Will Rounce commissioned to develop work for new student accomodation in Bristol

Will Rounce is developing designs for new student accomodation at 8-10 Colston Avenue in Bristol. His influences include Minimalism and architectural diagrams and his work investigates the mechanisms involved in the physical construction of a drawing.

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St. Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh

We are delighted to be starting work on developing an art strategy and programme for the operational life of the hospice with the support of Creative Scotland.

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Dignfied Spaces, New South Glasgow Hospitals

Our work at the New South Glasgow Hospitals is moving now through to its production phase ready for installation in the Autumn. Six teams of artists are working throughout the 1100 Adult and 250 bed Childrens hospitals to design and install a wide of art and therapeutic design projects that will all enrich the public, treatment and ward areas.

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Toby Paterson’s work is in production in Dunfermline

Work is now in production for Toby Paterson’s commission in Dunfermline.  Pictured is a small sculptural birdbath to be located in the Maygate area of the city in the process…

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New work from the Graphics residencies at the New South Glasgow Hospitals

Alison Unsworth, Ian Richards, Emma Varley and Frances Priest have been working with staff and patients within Glasgow based hospitals to create a library of 80 images to be applied to surfaces within the new South Glasgow Hospitals…

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Project Blueprint: co active engagement in school design and use

Project Blueprint is an ongoing research based project that is exploring the value and impact of creative engagement and collaborative practice to enhance planning and decision making around school design and improvement.

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