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 “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 …
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 …
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 …
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.
Participants brainstorm Othello during this timelapse video. Part of the Othello Unbound workshops that took place during the The Summer Challenge summer school at Sheffield Hallam University.
Engaging Young People in Shakespeare.
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.
Young people and guests attended a night of screenings and celebrations hosted by Sheffield Foyer at The VOID Film Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University. The night started with a reception, followed by screenings of the young peoples work. The screening featured a specially commissioned spoof documentary, and colourful dynamic presentations created by residents about their …
Destinations Arts delivers a fun packed session at Sheffield Deaf Children’s Society Youth Club! As part of the Othello unbound project we worked with children and young people from the Sheffield Deaf Children’s Society Youth Club. during our first session we had fun exploring characters and emotions. The young people dressed up and engaged in …
Makeymakey board at the Sheffield Foyer As an introduction to the Othello Unbound project, young people got a chance to play with fruit and a makeymakey device. Destinations Arts set up a digital tech workshop for residents at the Sheffield Foyer a housing initiative for homeless young people. Word soon went around the building that …