Points of Contact: Creative nutrition for Midlands writers and visual artists

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We were delighted to work with The Moveable Feast Workshop Company on Points of Contact, a workshop that aimed to provide creative nutrition for writers and visual artists by allowing them to explore new possibilities and collaborations together.

Using storytelling, printmaking, dialogue and writing we aimed to:

  • Explore the relationship between the visual and the literary
  • Exchange ideas
  • Work in different combinations
  • Produce individual and collective work
  • Explore different materials
  • Be playful
  • Eat and be well refreshed
  • Have reflective time
  • Dream a little…

FACILITATORS
The day was facilitated by Tony Gee (Director of Moveable Feast Workshop Company, School of Workshop and Creation Myth Puppets) and Simon Ripley (Director of Double Elephant Print Workshop). Tony is a workshop artist, puppeteer, teller of tales, lecturer and author. Over the year before this workshop he had produced several large-scale shows, facilitated events for artists and worked with indigenous youth as a research affiliate at the Indigenous Peoples Health Research Centre in Saskatchewan. Simon is a printmaker who has been running print workshops in diverse settings for over 20 years. He completed a residency at The Flatbed Press in Austin, Texas and facilitated the “Redefining Print” symposium in Exeter.

See a gallery of images from the day here.