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
Writer in residence Julia Hollander spent 3 months working with detainees at the Campsfield immigration detention centre near Kidlington. Journey through Campsfield The aims of the residency were:   -To provide the opportunity of participatory creative endeavour for the detainees   -To allow the participants to explore the creative process…

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’ is a creative heritage project run by Fusion Arts in partnership with the Ark T Centre, Oxfordshire History Services and the Museum of Oxford. It’s aim is to create a contemporary archive of images and stories about the Cowley area of Oxford…

Word Up!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Word Up is a creative music project funded by Youth Music, devised between Fusion Arts and Steve Larkin, from Hammer and Tongue, and in partnership with Starlight Enterprise in Blackbird Leys. Young people aged 14-18 (and up to 25 if SEN) are given the chance to bring their lyrical talent…

Inside Out / Outside In

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
InsideOut/OutsideIn is a participatory story telling project that aims to reach immigration detainees based in Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre and diverse community groups in Oxford to build a bridge between the groups through creative channels.   Previous projects run by Fusion in the community and at Campsfield have shown…
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FIRING THE HEART- Open Storytellng 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 InsideOut/OutsideIn, a groundbreaking three year creative oral and literary project.   With…

Firing the heart – storytelling workshops this autumn

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Tales of Exile and Sanctuary – storytelling masterclasses and workshops at Fusion Arts, Oxford. Fusion Arts will host a series of inspiring storytelling masterclasses and community workshops this autumn, held at the studios in Oxford with storytellers Gauri Raje and Sef Townsend. The workshops are the final sessions of the…
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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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