The Living Mural
A conventional mural that comes to life at the flick of a switch using projectors to become an illuminated and ever changing living wallpaper. Integrating artwork from the workshops with asylum seekers and refugees from BRASS - a charity in Bolton.
Past Present and Future
Participants from BRASS enjoy days out and activities with cameras in and around Bolton. Documenting historic buildings, exploring the surrounding countryside, visiting art galleries and museums as well as chatting about their past, their present and their hopes for their future in the UK.
The Family Album
A book and exhibition with Contour Housing residents that collects stories and photographs from the residents own famiy album to create a shared history of the area that they live in. Incorporating archive photos and maps from Bolton Museum to show the area in the past and present.
A film of the issues of cyberbullying by young people from Genesis and Bobby Heywood's Young People Centre. Scripted, filmed and performed by the young people and showcased in their centres and online. Click on the "Read More" button to watch the video.
Rumworth in Colour
A year in the life of the Rumworth community in photographs and interviews. The project follows the residents of the area and the ever changing industrial landscape in this social history project which was funded by the Bolton CVS. Click on the "Read More" button below to access the project.
Light Up Your World
Light grafitti artwork and mass participation event for residents from Contour Housing based at S4B Brunswick in Manchester - working with eight different community groups to create a 'community skyline' photograph using lights, LEDS, lasers and mobile phones to draw with light.
The Bigger Picture aims to bring communities together through the creative arts and creative industries to express a shared voice and vision, bringing new skills and training to a broad and diverse spectrum of the public. Engaging people to develop their individual artistic skills as well as using those same skills in a collective form to create community artwork in public areas.
The Bigger Picture executes this work by working in partnership
with many agencies including schools, local authorities, colleges,
youth and community centres, local businesses
and universities across the North West.