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 new materials. During the workshops the partisipants investigated how animals use, colour and texture to be seen or unseen.

Students leaned how construct forms using plastic, latex and tissue paper.
A specialist skills session was also delivered, that centred around using chavant modeling clay to provide a legacy skill set. This enabled the school to continue to utilise the materials beyond the project period.

During a showcasing event the student mask’s were used to create a series of portraits to camouflage or contrast with in the photographic composition.


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