Lemos&Crane
Email this page
Print this page

Members' Zone

Carol McCarthy, Mrs
joined 2 days ago
Milka Fisiha, Higher Purpose
joined 4 days ago
Valkie Alexander, Bordelais...
joined 6 days ago
Emily Mccarron, The Bus Shelter Dorset
joined 1 week ago
Nneoma Jennifer Ogbu, Nigerian Prisons ...
joined 1 week ago
more...

News from ActionAgainstCruelty

Intoart at the V&A

Intoart is an artist-led visual arts organisation working with people with learning disabilities. Artists from Intoart have recently been working with the V&A museum to produce six tours exploring the V&A collections. The artists developed their ideas over a period of six months, with numerous visits to the museum to explore the galleries and choose their objects. The tours are each made up of six drawings, each based on an object from the collection, and cover the British, China, Glass and Ironwork galleries as well as Knights and Creatures and the V&A building itself.  The tours include artists’ descriptions of why they chose certain objects and some questions to consider when looking at each object or view of the building.

At a launch event in February the Intoart artists - Andre Williams, Christian Ovonlen, Clifton Wright, Philomena Powell, Lisa Trim and Selina Helene – conducted their tours around the museum; showing visitors their objects and discussing their inspiration and method for each piece. The tours offer a different perspective on the museum’s collections, and – as with all art – an insight into the artist themselves.

The six Intoart tours can be downloaded here.

Click here to find out more about Intoart.

The partnership between Intoart and the V&A is an excellent example of how museum collections can be opened up to people with learning disabilities and, in turn, how artists with learning disabilities can provide a new perspective on the collections for visitors.

Find out more about our work on improving access to the arts, museums and galleries for people with learning disabilities here. 

Read more at 

 

 

Comments

No comments yet
Please signin to add a comment

Vanessa Bell at Dulwich Picture Gallery: Re-imagine artists responding to her work through textile printing

A lovely video inspired by the art of Louise Bourgeois made by Re-imagine artists at Tate Modern

Reflections on the Gilbert Collection at the V&A

V&A Colour Space in the Gilbert Collection of gold and silver miniature boxes – November and December 2016

LSO musicians giving workshops at London special schools

Update: Access to the arts, galleries and museums for people with learning disabilities

Tate Local Network: learning disability

The London Symphony Orchestra's Create programme for adults with learning disabilities

The Care Act 2014 comes into force

Heart n Soul at the British Museum

Improving access to the arts, museums and galleries: seminar report

Supporting spiritual aspirations of people with learning disabilities: new collaborative project

Contact us
info@lemosandcrane.co.uk
Read about us
Privacy and Data Protection Statement
Terms of use
Copyright © Lemos&Crane 2019
close