EIGHT: final plaform event

Third Platform Event

The EIGHT Project is an Artist in Residence project, taking place in eight schools with eight artists for one academic year. At the end of each term a Platform Event is held to celebrate the progress of the children.

The final platform event took place on Wednesday 14th July at Eston CLC. Artwork was exhibited demonstrating how participating children have been involved in an engaging learning experience with a high level of skill and expression evident in their work. Musical performances from two groups were both atmospheric and joyful, with children relishing the opportunity to share their newfound musical skills. An innovative animation was shown, demonstrating a high level of creativity and inventiveness from participating children. Teachers, children, parents and artists were given the opportunity to share their experiences, and try each other’s artforms through taster workshops as well as viewing the work and performances.

TVA is a participatory arts organisation, based in Middlesbrough and working across the Tees Valley, helping people change and improve their lives by taking part in the arts. TVA is a small organisation which makes a big impact in imaginative and unexpected ways.