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Chandler's Ford Infant School

2021-2022

After the success of the ‘Our Climate Change Forest ‘project 2020-21 we would like to participate in the continuation project which will address a range of perspectives on the climate issue facing us all. Like before the voice of our school community will be expressed through the medium of Art.

 

Climate Unity Project 2022 Rationale

• To capture and share schools' voices and those of the wider community in thinking about Climate unity we are planning a series of installations across the County next summer 2022.

• The Southampton Gallery will feature schools’ work and it is hoped that schools will do additional pieces to sit in the community alongside other participants from community groups across Hampshire.

• Artwork will comprise of circular work using recycled materials to be symbolic of the planet and ideas about eternity and inclusion. The circle, round, sphere and ring

• The circle is a universal symbol with extensive meaning. It represents the notions of totality, wholeness, original perfection, the Self, the infinite, eternity and timelessness.

• Embedding ideas about Climate Change, eternity, protection and inclusion

 

The Brief

• Inside and outside space: This project will also be promoting community cohesion across the county by providing several different public spaces to include provide venues to share those varied and diverse perspectives - libraries and gardens around Hampshire.

• So, this year we need to produce 2 pieces of artwork

• One that can be housed outside in a public space- Hiltingbury Lakes

• One that can be hung and displayed in Southampton Art Museum

Our inside art project is going to be a textile piece inspired by the work of Louise Bourgeois.

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Our outdoor sculpture will also be a woven piece which again uses the idea of the spider but this piece will be made from willow inspired by the artist Ruth Asawa.

A Life made by hand

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