Sep 2, 2009

Slet for Hepworth

1. Please tell us about the work you will be showing in the 2009 E17 Art Trail?
Slet for Hepworth is a project a collaboration between Scribble and Smudge and artist Caroline Jupp. Slet for Hepworth is one of a series of Slet's performed by Caroline Jupp at sites of modern architecture. Slet for Hepworth is dedicated to the architect of Walthamstow's wonderful town hall. Slet traditionally is a mass display of Czech Sokol exercises. This Slet project invites under 5's and all ages to participate in synchronised exercises, flag and badge making.

Thursday 10th September 10 - 5pm and Saturday September 12th 10 - 2.30pm.

Special exercise workshops for under 5's
Thursday 10 September 2009
10.30 - 10.50am, 12 - 12.20pm, 2 - 2.20pm
Open to all ages 4 - 5pm

Exercise workshops for all ages
Saturday 12 September 2009
10.30 - 11am with Walthamstow Scouts
12.30 - 1pm, 2 - 2.30pm

Where: Chestnut Field, behind Walthamstow Town Hall, Forest road. Free, no booking required but places limited. Please wear clothes and footwear suitable for exercise. Weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

2. Could you have done this work anywhere, or is it specific to E17? Did you respond to this year’s Art Trail theme ‘At Home’?
This is a site specific piece

3. Have you participated in the E17 Art Trail before?
Yes in 2008. It was called Toy Symphony for families with children under 8.

4. How does your work this year relate to your previous artistic practice?
Scribble and smudge's aim is to create interesting projects for families to participate in.

5. What challenges (if any) do you face in realising this work?
Finding suitable grants!!

6. Who is this work for?
Any age.

7. As well as being an artist what else do you do?
I am a parent.

8. What is your favourite place in E17?
My friends houses.

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