Dark Beauty at Off The Shelf

  Workshops during Off The Shelf – October Half Term Week Destinations Arts will be hosting a series of sessions this October during the Off The Shelf Literature Festival in Sheffield. As part of this years Black History Month, we will be creatively exploring the Dark Lady sequence of Shakespeare’s sonnets. A collaboration between local …


Imagining Me – Images

Imagining Me – Images Dark Beauty Photography workshops at Sheffield Foyer Young people create sequences of images reflecting their interpretations of Shakespeare’s ‘Dark Lady’ Series of sonnets. Reimagining their bodies reimagining themselves. The Dark Beauty Project is funded by Arts Council England and supported by Sheffield Hallam University and Off The Shelf Festival of Words

Dark Beauty 2016

Dark Beauty “In the old age black was not counted fair, Or if it were, it bore not beauty’s name; But now is black beauty’s successive heir,” Sonnet 127 by William Shakespeare We are really excited because our Arts Council funded project has started! Inspired by Shakespeare’s beautiful Dark Lady’ series of sonnets, during the project …


Ultra Short Films at Derby QUAD

  Film Challenge Challenge to William Allitt students: Create 10 films in 2.5 hours! Destinations Arts spent a morning and afternoon helping Y10 students from William Allitt School to make film trailers at Derby QUAD. Students used iPad cameras to explore the different techniques for capturing footage. Using iMovie software to sequence their shots students created …


Othello Unbound Our Learning

The Key Learning The Othello Unbound project was a wide-ranging innovative programme of creative activity that was shaped by participants, key workers and Artists. There were individual breakthroughs – people were inspired to try new things, gain new insights and useful creative skills. The project left its mark on all participants. This is evidenced from …


Othello Unbound – Chevin Housing The Animations

The Green Eyed Monster Quote in Arabic


The Green Eyed Monster Quote in a Scottish Accent


Eddie Stobart Trucks Animation

The Green Eyed Monster Likes This Session


Dr Who Vs The Green Eyed Monster


Scroll thru the videos to see the work of the residents group from the Chevin Housing Association – Sheffield. Working with Artists Jennifer Booth and Jenson Grant from Destinations Arts, the group created stop motion claymations based on Othello’s ‘green-eyed monster’ quote.  One resident brought along part of his model truck collection and we animated those too! This activity was part of the Othello Unbound project, which creatively explores Shakespeare’s Othello.  The Othello Unbound project is supported by Sheffield Hallam University and funded by Arts Council England using public money and is delivered by Destinations Arts, a creative initiative that uses digital arts to engage communities in creative activities.