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  • Seeing with Sound

    Client: Richmond Primary School Sheerness and Canterbery Christ Church University. As part of Canterbery Christ Church University’s cultural education partnerships program, funded by Arts Council England. Practitioner Matt Rowe delivered a series of making and doing activities centred around the them of soundscapes. Year 4 students at Richmond Primary School  in Sheerness explored a selection of new…

  • Rose Street Primary

    Client: Rose Street Primary and Canterbery Christ Church University. As part of Canterbery Christ Church University’s cultural education partnerships program, funded by Arts Council England. Practitioner Matt Rowe delivered a series of making and doing activities centred around the schools seasonal topic of animals. Year 5 students at Rose Street primary school in Sheerness explored a selection of…

  • The Golden Journey

    Client: Newcastle School of Architecture, Thinking though Making. The Golden Journey is a workshop that explores the qualities of imperfection. Using the KINTSUGI ceramic repair technique, participants will create a group installation. The golden journey  that unfolds will revive obsolete and functionless bone china plates by fusing the fractured  ceramic fragments back together with a form…

  • Brick A Brac

    Client: Newcastle School of Architecture, Thinking Though Making . Bricks a Brac For centuries bricks have endured as a key architectural component. During this workshop you will learn how to produce clay bricks. Using simple wooden brick moulds. Participants are encouraged to explore how digital and traditional craft process can be merged in order to create a…

  • Pudding Pan Pots

    Client: Turner Contemporary, Pudding Pan Island.   Go Go Whippet’s adventurers in clay. Turner Contemporary commissioned ceramic artist Matt Rowe to deliver a series of making and doing workshops that taught primary school classes how to create there very own Pudding pan pots!   Turner Contemporary has been working with over 400 pupils from Coastal Alliance Schools to create work inspired…

  • Incubation Station.

    Client: Newcastle School of Architecture. Working in small groups, students are challenged to explore the thermal spectrum to create a range of sculptural assemblages. The forms created should serve as a simple and cost effective temporary shelter. The structures produced should Integrate and experiment with materials and forms that maximise the capacity of thermal insulation…

  • Seeing Round Corners

    Client: Turner Contemporary. A series of fun live action green screen of workshops, that emersed participants in a world of swirling back drops and crazy ballon heads. The exhibition considers the ways in which artists have gravitated to this universal and recurring form. From the globe of the earth and the rotation of the planets,…

  • AiRM

    AiRM 2016 St Clement’s Church, Old Romney AiRM 2016 St Clement’s Church, Old Romney from MattRowe on Vimeo. ‘No form of manufacturing had a greater impact upon the economy and society of medieval Europe than did those industries producing cloths from various kinds of wool’ Matt Rowe’s installation invites participants to simulate the atmospheric conditions…

  • https://www.turnercontemporary.org/exhibitions/joachim-koester-the-other-side-of-the-sky

    Abandoned Futures

    Turner contemporary commissioned this fun and engaging green screen workshop to  introduce participants to the themes of Joachim Koester’s exhibition The Other Side of the Sky. Using the application of chroma key make up the participants developed a series of gestural movements. The make up enabled them to hide areas of the face and reveal a communally made abstract. Koester plays…

  • Migratory Hides

    Client: Newcastle school of architecture. Charrette is about, experimentation, sharing, expertise, making, expression, teamwork, exhibiting, celebration Over the week each group are challenged to create a structure that will function as an urban social observation hide. Each structure should to be constructed from a minimum of 70% recycled or salvaged materials echoing the anarchic shelters of…