Category: Literary Arts

Story Makers 2016

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Story Makers previously ran 2010-2014.  Story Makers was devised by Fusion Arts in partnership with Integrative Arts Psychotherapist Helen Edwards.  The project is designed to support developing speech and language in 7-11 yr olds with communication needs through engagement in the arts.  It worked with a number of children from 3 different…

Journey through Campsfield

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
In 2003, writer-in-residence Julia Hollander spent three months working with detainees at the Campsfield immigration detention centre near Kidlington. Journey through Campsfield     Working with the detainees, the residency provided the opportunity of participatory creative endeavour for the participants, and allowed participants to explore the creative process and encourage their…

Story Makers

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Story Makers is an Arts based Speech and Language Project developed between Fusion Arts (Laura Bleach and Camille Baziadoly) and an Arts Pscyhotherapist (Helen Edwards). The project was created in partnership with The Ashmolean Education Department and three primary schools in Oxford City (Rose Hill, Bayards Hill and Wood Farm).…

I, Cowley

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, ‘I, Cowley’ was a creative heritage project run by Fusion Arts in partnership with the Ark T Centre, Oxfordshire History Services and the Museum of Oxford. Over 2010 and 2011, we produced a contemporary archive of images and stories about the Cowley area of Oxford…

Word Up!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Word Up! was a creative music project funded by Youth Music, devised by Fusion Arts and Steve Larkin from Hammer and Tongue, in partnership with Starlight Enterprise in Blackbird Leys. Young people aged 14-18 were given the chance to bring their lyrical talent to the fore with guidance from acclaimed…

Inside Out, Outside In

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
From 2012 to 2015, Fusion Arts launched Inside Out, Outside In, a ground-breaking community arts project that used the power of storytelling to promote the development of a stories exchange between immigrant detainees at Campsfield House and the local residents of East Oxford.   With experienced storytellers Gauri Raje and…
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Firing The Heart – Open Storytelling Sessions

Saturday, September 12th, 2015
Firing the Heart – Tales of Exile and Sanctuary Open storytelling sessions   Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September 10.30am-4.30pm   Join us for open storytelling sessions at Fusion Arts to celebrate and record stories that were shared throughout ‘Inside Out, Outside In’, a groundbreaking three-year oral and literary project.…

Firing the Heart: Tales of Exile and Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Bringing together storytellers, refugees, and members from the Oxfordshire community, Fusion Arts hosted Firing the Heart, a vibrant series of masterclasses and community workshops led by storytellers Gauri Raje and Sef Townsend.   This series explored the art of storytelling and what stories mean today, using traditional storytelling modes from…
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Free Storytelling Workshops

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
Maybe you have a story to share. . . a story from your country that no one here knows? A story your parents told you, or that you would tell to your children? Or maybe there’s a story that only YOU know. . . a story of YOUR life that…
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Inside Out / Outside In Storytelling Project with Campsfield House update

Monday, April 30th, 2012
Fusion Arts is launching a new creative arts in the community project, using the power of Storytelling to promote the development of a stories exchange between detainees at Campsfield House and residents of the East Oxford area. Each year we plan to hold 12 sessions in both places and publish…
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