News from Platform Thirty1: 'Our Cultural Exchange Through The Arts’
Creative exploration & quality arts experiences were orchestrated during a visit of 19 international students from India. Tibshelf school students plus 6 local primaries were involved, giving them memorable and exciting exposure to working with creative industry experts.
Some young people had the opportunity to become co-producers: being empowered to learn and share skills and commission, coordinate and lead events.
Cultural similarities & differences were explored through art forms including pottery, textiles, movement, performance, felt, den building, mixed media & illustration. Artists stimulated an exchange between Indian & home students. Developing workshops for further students and contributing to a legacy pack of artist-devised teaching resources accessible as an online pack for teachers in KS2 & KS3.
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