1512564_1409834359255553_1761905039_nPEACE PAPER RESIDENCY @ MORAY ART CENTRE, FINDHORN, Moray IV36 3TA

http://www.peacepaperproject.org

Tuesday 25th February to Saturday 1st March 2014

Peace Paper Project uses traditional hand papermaking, writing, book and printmaking activities to engage communities and bring people together, transforming significant articles of clothing into meaningful works of art.

A broad range of individuals can benefit from this process, in particular those who have experienced trauma, mental health or family problems, Forces personnel and their families and victims of domestic or sexual violence and workshops have been allocated as follows:

  • Secondary School Children and Young Adults – aged 11 to 18
  • Forces Personnel and their Families
  • Women and Girls aged 12+ who have experienced Domestic or Sexual Abuse
  • Family and Community Sessions for everyone

THE ABOVE WORKSHOPS ARE FREE OF CHARGE 

There are a number of free places for fine art and textile students interested in working with community/therapeutic art.  Please contact us for availability.

Professionals, therapists, care providers and educators also have specific sessions geared towards introducing them to hand papermaking so they may incorporate these techniques into their creative arts and healing practices, however they are also welcome to attend any of the other sessions if they wish.  These sessions are suitable as part of their Continuing Professional Development and a small fee is a payable – £30 (self employed), £50 (corporate).   

In order to book sessions please click on the link below:

ONLINE BOOKING is now OPEN!!

PROGRAMME

Teas/Coffees and Soft Drinks will be provided

Participants can bring a packed lunch or eat at one of 3 cafes nearby.

 

Tuesday 25th February

Morning: 9.00 – 12.00

Session 1: Young Adults/Secondary School students aged 11-18 – Rag Cutting and Pulping and Formation of Paper.  Can be accompanied by guidance teachers or parent volunteers (for whom a small charge is made if they wish to participate).  Especially suitable for those identified as having home & family, bereavement & trauma related problems affecting their learning.

Afternoon: 13.00 – 16.00

Session 1: CPD – Rag Cutting and Pulping and Formation of Paper.  Health, social care, arts & education professionals & trainee arts therapists, school arts specialists, educational psychologists.

Evening Session: 17.00 – 20.00

Open Session for anyone wishing to continue working on their project.

Wednesday 26th February 

Morning: 9.00 – 12.00

Session 1: Workshop for Forces Personnel & Families – Rag Cutting and Pulping and Formation of Paper. 

Afternoon: 13.00 – 16.00

Session 2:  Workshop for Forces Personnel & Families – Transforming Paper into Artwork

Evening Session: 17.00 – 20.00

Open Session for anyone wishing to continue working on their project.

Thursday 27th February

Morning: 9.00 – 12.00

Session 2: Young Adults/Secondary School students aged 11-18 – Transforming Paper into Artwork.

Afternoon: 13.00 – 16.00

Session 2: CPD – Transforming Paper into Artwork

Evening Session: 17.00 – 20.00

Open Session for anyone wishing to continue working on their project.

Friday 28th February

Morning: 9.00 – 12.00

Session 1: Pants to Pulp – Rag Cutting and Pulping and Formation of Paper – Primarily for women and girls 12+ and CPD for therapists working in this area.

Afternoon: 13.00 – 16.00

Session 2: Pants to Pulp – Transforming Paper into Artwork

Evening Session: 17.00 – 20.00

Open Session for anyone wishing to continue working on their project.

Saturday 1st March 

Morning: 9.00 – 12.00

Session 1: Family and Community Drop-in Group – Rag Cutting and Pulping and Formation of Paper.  Also other participants able to come in to finish work if desired.

Afternoon: 13.00 – 16.00

Session 2: Family and Community Drop-in Group – Transforming Paper into Artwork.  Also other participants able to come in to finish work and help set up informal exhibition.

Evening: 17.45 – 19.30

Open viewing of work – Meet the facilitators – open to all participants, friends, and supporters.  Refreshments provided.

Please note: A basic level of physical co-ordination may be needed for introductory workshops. If you are in any doubt about this, please contact us.