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Gyllyngdune Garden Exhibition

Gyllyngdune gardens sculpture exhibition collaboration Falmouth School

Laima Grigone and I (Anna Brimley) took part in a collaborative project in 2011, with art pupils from Falmouth School, and Gyllyngdune Gardens, Cornwall. The task was to help the students build a site specific sculpture exhibition for the opening of Gyllyngdune Garden’s recent renovations.

Gyllyndune Collaborative Project Falmouth School

We helped run the workshops and worked through the students’ ideas with observational drawings and giant group sketches. After the ideas were flowing, the students started designing their sculptures and thinking about materials. One workshop took place at the Falmouth Maritime School, where the possibilities of fibreglass as a sculptural material were explored.

Gyllyngdune Workshop Falmouth Anna Brimley Laima Grigone

Collaborative gyllyngdune sculpture project Photography by UCF MA student, Dan Holmes  Here is a photograph of one of the final sculptures on site at Gyllyngdune Gardens. A brilliant woven willow sculpture of a figure. (Photography by UCF MA student, Dan Holmes)

Written by Anna Brimley

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