MAYES CREATIVE produce creative engagement opportunities for Cornwall and Devon. In partnership with heritage, science and technology partners, our aim is to bring exciting events, activities and experiences to local communities, whilst continually seeking new ways to share inspiring ideas through creative collaboration.
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Dark Skies: Bright Stars Phase 2 Plans...
WE ARE ALWAYS TRYING TO LEARN MORE about the world we live in, through creative exploration. Our next phase moves into the exciting territory of deep space astronomy and Cosmic Rays....
Phase 2 sees a significant expansion of the project, involving Launceston Museum, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, more schools, community groups and local libraries in the area. ...more news here as we have it! We are seeking additional funding to bring in exciting new science and technology partners to extend the project into deep space exploration (contemporary astronomy), including a Raspberry Pi home-built cosmic ray detector! Exciting talks this week with Falmouth University Computing for Games Department abut how to visualise/work with our cosmic ray data in a virtual world.....
Love To Read, at Plymouth University
Love To Read: The Love To Read filmmaking project - created at Loop The Loop in Saltash on Love To Read weekend last November - was screened at Plymouth University last month. Five filmmakers were given 100ft of film to create work about their experience of being at Saltash Library, which was kept open on a Saturday afternoon specially for the project. The results were screened at the Future Imperfect Symposium at Plymouth University and will be screening at the libraries as part of our exhibition of project outcomes over the next few months.
Loop the Loop news….
We have just completed Loop the Loop in Saltash, Looe and Liskeard libraries. Wonderful creative outcomes, music film, graphic drawing and photography! We are currently planning our exhibition of outcomes at local libraries, along with those from the Branching Out project over the next few months. Info on the project so far at LoopCornwall.com
Headline image credit: Still from Day Trip to Looe, (Joanna Mayes 2016) made as part of Loop the Loop: Branching Out. Dancers Lois Taylor & Sarah Fairhill.