Category: Visual Arts

Fusion Talk: In Conversation with Photographer John A. Blythe

Friday, February 26th, 2021
  John A. Blythe is an Oxfordshire-based artist, photographer and educator who explores light and time-based image making. His practice is concerned with both process and outcome and spans the boundaries between photography and painting. John is also responsible for reviving and relaunching the darkroom here at Fusion. In addition,…
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Stories of Trees: Story Makers Project 2020

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
What is the Story Makers project?   Story Makers is a successful creative arts project that has been running since 2011. The project has been developed by Integrative Arts Psychotherapist Helen Edwards and Fusion Arts with funding from BBC Children in Need. Each year, a partnership is forged with an…

Fusion Talk: In Conversation with Artist Nor Greenhalgh

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
  Nor Greenhalgh is an Oxford based artist and illustrator who works in the domains of public and participatory art. She is part of our Artist Research Labs programme, which aims to help artists discover and define the next chapter or road for their practice. For the programme we have brought…
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Fusion Talk: John Blythe, Fusion Darkroom Reviver

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
Last year we re-launched our Fusion Darkroom with the support and know-how from photographer and lecturer, John Blythe. Our intern Aoife caught up with John to get the lowdown on Fusion’s Darkroom. How did you first become involved with Fusion, and why a Darkroom?  “The starting point for the Dark…
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Toddler Soundtracking Project

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
Led by Oxfordshire based artist and musician Phil Hanaway Oakley, Toddler Soundtracking aimed to develop musical skills, coordination, phonics, story telling, dance, self expression in toddlers (those under 3 years). Each session focused on the Adventures of Prince Ahmed and the Original Live Score created and performed by Flight of Helios…

Activating Our Archives

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Modern Art Oxford and Fusion Arts are collaborating on Activating our Archives: Community Dialogues, a project which explores personal and collective identities through dialogue, photography and live archiving.   Artist and curator Sunil Shah will lead the project and work with a group of adults who have an interest in…

Illuminating Oxford 2019

Monday, November 11th, 2019
  Illuminating Oxford: Two nights of spectacular light and sound come to Oxford    Sculptor Peter Walker and local composer David Harper (both part of the artist collective Luxmuralis) have worked alongside staff and curators of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Pitt Rivers Museum, University Church of St…

Upcyled Sounds & Fusion Arts pop up studio, gig and arts space

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
  Our new shared pop-up recording studio, community gig and exhibition space, with record label Upcycled Sounds, launched in Templars Square, on 17th July 2019, to a packed out gig.   The project is a collaboration between Fusion Arts and Upcycled Sounds, a local audio production team, artist collective and…
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Edinburgh Fringe preview – Hooky Productions presents: Sis!

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
2 sisters. 1 childhood. 0 boundaries. Sketch comedy written + performed by sisters, Rosa + Maya Thomas Hooky Productions present a new sketch comedy written and performed by two sisters, Rosa and Maya Thomas (22 and 20). Follow the mad, painful and hilarious transition from babyhood to adulthood. Tickets: FREE,…

Monday Drawing with Grace Exley at the Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Artist Grace Exley will be running drawing sessions from 12-2pm every Monday, at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, up until the end of June. In this free drop-in event, Grace will be on hand offering short tutorials and advice. With the museum collections as a focus point, she…
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