Transitions in Time – Peckover House and Garden, Wisbech

In the Drawing Room, we have created an installation of collages and sculptures that employs surrealist techniques to imagine a contemporary collection for Peckover House. As in the cabinet of curiosity many objects and images jostle together, creating new associations, a manifold collection of objects and images that appears rather like the unfolding pages of a scrapbook.

Excited to have received ‘The Soft Landscape’ booklets, which present a snap-shot of the larger archive created during the ‘Habitation’ residency at North West Cambridge between 2014-15. This new iteration in 2017 is all the more poignant now that the pace of change has overtaken the marginal landscape of our investigations from which these artworks originate.

In February 2017 we were invited by Bedford Creative Arts to host one of their Artists’ Supper Clubs.

We created a series of activities that playfully explored the DIY artist’s mind-set. We based these collaborative activities on a series of questions; how can artists activate the local scene, build a network, create an artist led space and make things happen without big money or big cities.

Lotusland estates was a month-long iteration of an ongoing collaborative project between artists Philip Cornett, Richard Dodwell, and Paul Kindersley held at ELAN studio during the month of October 2016.

During 2016-17 Aid & Abet have been hosting and facilitating a series of drop-in workshops at ELAN as part of Circuit, a national programme led by Tate and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation aimed towards young people aged between 15-25 years old.

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