Animal Spirits - RIVA
RIVA - Residencies in Visual Arts
Summer 2010, William Patten Primary School, Stoke Newington, London
My role: artist in residence and educator
"RIVA is a charity which provides artist residencies both in its Hackney studio and in schools. It gives participants the opportunity to experience directly the creative process by working alongside artists and to produce high quality artwork themselves both individually and collectively. I have been working for RIVA as an artist in residence for a number of years."
"With ‘Animal Spirits’ RIVA looked at the ongoing significance of animals in contemporary life and the change in relationship to them in childhood. The inspiration came from the prevalence of animals in shop signage in Stoke Newington Church."
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