River Tees

River Tees Willow Pattern Plates

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River Tees Willow Pattern Plates

Tees Valley Arts commissioned artists Emily Hesse and Adrian Moule to co-produce the River Tees Willow Pattern Plates as a means by which members of the public could be encouraged to reflect on their connection to the River Tees, as part of the “Welcome Aboard” community launches for the River Tees Rediscovered Landscape Heritage Partnership.

You can read more about the other “Welcome Aboard” Community Launches here.

Impact

Infographic: Zoe Bishop; Icon Gender Neutral by Matt Brooks from the Noun Project

Films

Gallery

All photographs were taken for Tees Valley Arts by Kev Howard. Creative Commons BY-NC-ND International 4.0 License.

News

Help us find #myblueandwhite!

Earlier this year Tees Valley Arts worked with River Tees Re-discovered to provide artistic engagement at the “Welcome Aboard” community launches held in Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool and Redcar. Artists Adrian Moule and Emily Hesse were commissioned and developed our River Tees Willow Pattern engagement, where participants were encouraged to interpret the River Tees informed…

[…] READ MORE Help us find #myblueandwhite!

River Tees Rediscovered Willow Pattern Engagement Launched

164 individual engagements, 90 plates made that’s just the first of five community launches planned for the River Tees Rediscovered Landscape Partnership. River Tees Rediscovered Willow Pattern Plates Working with Middlesbrough born artist Emily Hesse, regular Tees Valley Arts contributor and artist Adrian Moule, we facilitated a collaboration that created the River Tees Rediscovered Willow…

[…] READ MORE River Tees Rediscovered Willow Pattern Engagement Launched

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The Funders

Heritage Lottery Fund and RTR
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Local Artist Emily Hesse featured in AXIS

Emily Hesse for New Linthorpe at mima Localism exhibition

We worked with Emily on our River Tees Re-discovered Willow Pattern Plate engagement last year and will be working with Emily again in the next few months in a residency to be based in Middlesbrough and engage with groups of refugees and newly arrived people who co-produced with her during the Localism exhibition at mima earlier this year. Read Emily’s interview, as artist of the month, in AXIS below:

http://www.axisweb.org/thinking-and-ideas/2016/02/artist-of-the-month-emily-hesse

And watch this space to see our collaboration with Emily later this year.

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TVA are looking for a Creative Writer!

OPM Sweet Water Artwork

Tees Valley Arts is recruiting for a Creative Writer for our Making Waves project, linked with River Tees Rediscovered, Pathways School and Musinc.

Brief

Download (PDF, 77KB)

Duration: 24th Feb – 11th May 2016 – (Please see dates in brief.)

Fee: You will be paid a fee of £555 for this role.

Application Information

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please write a statement of intent, indicating your experience in this area/examples of previous work/links to soundcloud etc. and how you might approach this project. (No longer than two sides of A4)

Please email your application to Projects Officer, Ree Collins using the email address provided below by midday Wednesday 3rd February 2016. Applicants will need to have Public Liability Insurance and applicants with Professional Indemnity Insurance will be preferred.

Selection will be made by Thursday 4th February 2016, and TVA may hold interviews if we think it necessary.

projects@teesvalleyarts.org.uk

More Information

For more information call 01642 264 654.

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Help us find #myblueandwhite!

Girl making Willow Pattern Plates

Earlier this year Tees Valley Arts worked with River Tees Re-discovered to provide artistic engagement at the “Welcome Aboard” community launches held in Middlesbrough, Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool and Redcar.

Artists Adrian Moule and Emily Hesse were commissioned and developed our River Tees Willow Pattern engagement, where participants were encouraged to interpret the River Tees informed by the traditional willow pattern.

Infographic: Zoe Bishop; Icon Gender Neutral by Matt Brooks from the Noun Project

Just shy of 300 people made plates and took there home and now we’re asking you to tell the story of the plate you made or have been given by sending us a photo via social media using the #myblueandwhite:

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