10 creative video tutorials to help boost your wellbeing
Watch free video tutorials for mindful art activities you can try at home. They are designed for people who have not done much art before. The activities can be adapted…Read more: '10 creative video tutorials to help boost your wellbeing'
‘Our Place’ – an online broadcast from 7 arts organisations
City Arts, in association with 6 arts organisations from across 4 counties, were delighted to contribute to the online broadcast 'Our Place' - a showcase of the people and places…Read more: '‘Our Place’ – an online broadcast from 7 arts organisations'
The Workhouse – A Screendance Film by Sima Gonsai
A new dance film produced in collaboration with dancers aged between 55 and 79. The dance performance was entirely choreographed, rehearsed, filmed and edited remotely, using Zoom. It is directed…Read more: 'The Workhouse – A Screendance Film by Sima Gonsai'
A film about ‘Bulwell Blossoms’ – a collaboration between four Nottingham primary schools
Watch this fantastic film created by Bulwell Arts Festival about 'Bulwell Blossoms' - primary school pupils' environmentally-themed art installations in Bulwell, Nottingham. https://youtu.be/kjRt9V-DpPA Inspired by New Orleans carnival, City Arts…Read more: 'A film about ‘Bulwell Blossoms’ – a collaboration between four Nottingham primary schools'
Artist Q&A with Susan Spangenberg
A Q&A with New York based outsider artist Susan Spangenberg. Presented in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health. Susan spoke about her life as an artist and the work…Read more: 'Artist Q&A with Susan Spangenberg'
Watch Honey Williams in conversation with Saziso Phiri
City Arts Curator-in-Residence Saziso Phiri talks our Artist-in-Residence Honey Williams. They look at some of Honey’s sketchbooks and diaries from 2004 to the present day, and discuss the events that…Read more: 'Watch Honey Williams in conversation with Saziso Phiri'
Silent Orchestra – musical instruments for people with dementia
Watch this short film about Silent Orchestra – a set of multi-sensory instruments for people living with dementia. https://youtu.be/ZLvCEIx9vvI Artist Jenny Hibberd, music tutor James Skyes and programmer Andrew Johnston…Read more: 'Silent Orchestra – musical instruments for people with dementia'
Watch ‘UnReal’ – a fantasy animation created by our young participants
After receiving a strange phone call, Athena, Joe and their dog Spot, arrive in technicolor alternate universe. The trio try to find out what happened to their friend… https://youtu.be/esB2OLpAIOQ This…Read more: 'Watch ‘UnReal’ – a fantasy animation created by our young participants'
A Pause – a lockdown poem for Nottingham
Created during lockdown, this crowd-sourced poem captures how we felt when the world paused. Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko based the poem on contributions from ninety-three Nottingham residents, spanning all ages.…Read more: 'A Pause – a lockdown poem for Nottingham'
Celebrating the work of Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko
Enjoy three films celebrating the work of writer, poet and PhD Researcher Panya Banjoko. These films were created to be used in writing workshops with members of Nottingham's African-Caribbean community.…Read more: 'Celebrating the work of Nottingham poet Panya Banjoko'
Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care
In this video support worker Saffron, artist Meridith and photographer & CAMHS volunteer Neve talk about their experiences of getting help with their mental health. We hear how art can…Read more: 'Artists and mental health professionals speak about mental health, creativity and self care'
Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations
Young people involved in our Express Yourself project posed questions to brilliant Nottingham-based artist Honey Williams. Honey describes herself as a Sonic and Visual Artist & Designer. She is an…Read more: 'Artist Honey Williams on mental health, facing misogynoir and her artistic inspirations'