|Maddi Nicholson - teachers|
|You can include ArtisanCam in your teaching in a number of ways, from classroom activities guided by the classroom workshop video clips to research using timelapse, techniques, influences or questions sections or using the interactive online learning tools. Featured artists usually have seven sections and the table below will tell you what you should expect to see:|
|Autumn Term 2007
- Maddi Nicholson - Textile and mixed media installation
- at ArtGene
|Maddi uses textiles in a new way.
Design Technology KS 2
Evaluating processes and products.
Science KS 2
|The Maddi Nicholson timelapse section gives the story of
the design and production of a contemporary inflatable textile
and mixed media work inspired by plastic toys and using
cloth from the only working steam powered textile mill in
the UK, Queens St Mill in Burnley. The large scale sculpture
took more than twenty days to make at Maddis studio at Artgene.
The progress of work was captured in a timelapse video.
Maddi was assisted in the production by colleagues from
the Artgene studios.
Queen St Mill
|Maddi Nicholson is demonstrating techniques used in the
production of her work 'All things that begin, must end'
and inflatable turkey leg made from textile produced by
Queen St Mill in Burnley attached to a giant wooden bird
box inspired by a real object made by her stepfather from
old ammunition boxes.
|Maddi Nicholson filmed Influences at the Lancashire seaside
town of Blackpool where she searches souvenier shops for
plastic goods from China. She is seen buying and talking
about things she likes and particularly good taste and bad
|The textiles workshop shows the development of a hanging
textile banner using a number of different techniques that
are replicable in any school. The sessions are lead by artist
Jacqui Smith and the school featured is in Burnley, Lancashire.
The textile workshop uses the following materials, tools or software:
You may also find these things useful:
Paul Scott Classroom workshop
Gordon Cheung Classroom workshop
|The Maddi Nicholson eight questions were filmed as part
of live webcasts with schools from across the country .
Maddi answers questions from young people about her life
and work and particularly the creation of the work 'All
things that begin, must end'
|The Maddi Nicholson Gallery section includes images by the
artist from previous projects.
Maddi's works included in the Gallery are:
Ships Painting. Walk the Plank â€“ Marine Theatre
|other interesting sites (relating to this terms activity)|
|Maddi Nicholson and Stuart Bastik/ Art Gene http://www.artgene.co.uk/
National Society for Education in Art and Design www.nsead.org
An online resource for educational specialists, resources and support www.educationalists.co.uk
Gateway to over 3,000 UK Museums, Galleries and Heritage Attractions www.24hourmuseum.org.uk
The Crafts Council is the UK's national organisation for the promotion of contemporary crafts www.craftscouncil.org.uk
|activity - Stitch it Up|