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Our Darkness & Light animation screening at Holmfirth Film Festival

The Our Darkness & Light animation produced for Our Biennale 2018 will be screened as part of this special event at Holmfirth Film Festival: Dr Simpo’s Afternoon Animation Screening: Mirai Saturday 8 June, 1pm FREE EVENT | Picturedrome, Holmfirth Dir. Mamoru Husoda (Japan 2018, 98mins PG) Set in the 1980s, a spoilt-rotten son sees his baby …

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Increasing Opportunities for Young People and Families to Access Kirklees’ Rich Cultural Offer

In our role as associate consultants for Kirklees we support the work and aims of Evoke to broaden and enrich the arts provision and experiences of young people and their parents /carers. ‘Woven in Kirklees’ has been a great vehicle to do this. It has enabled us to work together with HATCH to facilitate our …

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WOVEN in Kirklees 8-16 June 2019

WOVEN is a celebration of past, present and future innovation in the textile industry. Through events and activities happening across Kirklees WOVEN aims to highlight the talented artists, crafts people, manufactures, scientists, researchers and engineers working behind the scenes to make Kirklees Textiles a global brand. WOVEN is working with Chol Theatre, The Children’s Art …

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EvoKe Network Meeting at West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Thank you to West Yorkshire Print Workshop for hosting our Spring EvoKe Network Meeting. After updates from Rob Vincent (EvoKe’s Chair) about EvoKe’s work, we heard from Nat Walton about plans for Woven Festival, EvoKe is partnering with Woven on the delivery of Woven projects and events for children and young people. Clare Grace, a textile …

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Biennale case study: Dark Skies Project – Pentland Infant and Nursery School and Manasamitra

‘Dark Skies’ brighten days for Pentland Infant and Nursery School children! Families share a unique and exciting twilight music, dance and visual art experience in Crow Nest park, working alongside professional musicians from Manasamitra. ‘I liked that part on Saturday when we went to the park because I saw all my friends around. I liked …

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Our finished Darkness and Light Animation!

Watch the fantastic Darkness and Light Animation! A big thank you to animator Rozi Fuller and the young people from Almondbury Community School who directed the visuals,  to musician Charlotte Watson, sound engineer James Mabbett, poet Louise Fazackerley, artist Chloe Williams AND to all the children and teachers involved from Holmfirth J,I and N School, …

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An Empty Space

Our Biennale’s Young Ambassador, Adam Martin, has made a film exclusively for the festival, based on its theme, Darkness and Light. Out now! Show your support for this talented young person and help spread the word….