Art on Wheels

Art on Wheels

Art on Wheels uses visual arts to connect some of the older residents who are potentially at risk of being isolated and/lonely

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On 20th Dec 2016 we successfully raised £5 with 1 supporter in 28 days

Art-on-Wheels is a poignant visual arts project using techniques such as photography, printing and textiles to produce a weighty tome (big bound book) for exhibition and celebration within the community.

An inter-generational project focusing on tackling loneliness and isolation for older members of the Colne Valley community, enabling young and old to build relationships using storytelling to celebrate the valley’s heritage/tradition, including handing down of traditional craft skills, reinforcing a sense belonging.

Linking with existing organisations like Meals-on-Wheels; Art-on-Wheels will take a deliver a “pizza box” art kit and activities into the homes of local residents, using these as a spring board for collaborative textiles based workshops.

Each personal story will produce a leaf of the tome which will be bound using traditional book binding techniques. The tome will celebrate personal creativity and community strength.

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