Dark Beauty at Off The Shelf

  Workshops during Off The Shelf – October Half Term Week Destinations Arts will be hosting a series of sessions this October during the Off The Shelf Literature Festival in Sheffield. As part of this years Black History Month, we will be creatively exploring the Dark Lady sequence of Shakespeare’s sonnets. A collaboration between local …

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Dark Beauty 2016

Dark Beauty “In the old age black was not counted fair, Or if it were, it bore not beauty’s name; But now is black beauty’s successive heir,” Sonnet 127 by William Shakespeare We are really excited because our Arts Council funded project has started! Inspired by Shakespeare’s beautiful Dark Lady’ series of sonnets, during the project …

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Ultra Short Films at Derby QUAD

  Film Challenge Challenge to William Allitt students: Create 10 films in 2.5 hours! Destinations Arts spent a morning and afternoon helping Y10 students from William Allitt School to make film trailers at Derby QUAD. Students used iPad cameras to explore the different techniques for capturing footage. Using iMovie software to sequence their shots students created …

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Othello Unbound Our Learning

The Key Learning The Othello Unbound project was a wide-ranging innovative programme of creative activity that was shaped by participants, key workers and Artists. There were individual breakthroughs – people were inspired to try new things, gain new insights and useful creative skills. The project left its mark on all participants. This is evidenced from …

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Othello Unbound – Chevin Housing The Animations

The Green Eyed Monster Quote in Arabic

 

The Green Eyed Monster Quote in a Scottish Accent

 

Eddie Stobart Trucks Animation

The Green Eyed Monster Likes This Session

 

Dr Who Vs The Green Eyed Monster

 

Scroll thru the videos to see the work of the residents group from the Chevin Housing Association – Sheffield. Working with Artists Jennifer Booth and Jenson Grant from Destinations Arts, the group created stop motion claymations based on Othello’s ‘green-eyed monster’ quote.  One resident brought along part of his model truck collection and we animated those too! This activity was part of the Othello Unbound project, which creatively explores Shakespeare’s Othello.  The Othello Unbound project is supported by Sheffield Hallam University and funded by Arts Council England using public money and is delivered by Destinations Arts, a creative initiative that uses digital arts to engage communities in creative activities.

Othello Unbound – Summer Challenge 2015

Participants brainstorm Othello during this timelapse video.  Part of the Othello Unbound workshops that took place during the The Summer Challenge summer school at Sheffield Hallam University.

Engaging Young People in Shakespeare.

This activity was part of the Othello Unbound project, which creatively explores Shakespeare’s Othello.  The Othello Unbound project is supported by Sheffield Hallam University and funded by Arts Council England using public money and is delivered by Destinations Arts, a creative initiative that uses digital arts to engage communities in creative activities.

Sheffield Foyer Residents Celebrate!

  Young people and guests attended a night of screenings and celebrations hosted by Sheffield Foyer at The VOID Film Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University.  The night started with a reception, followed by screenings of the young peoples work. The screening featured a specially commissioned spoof documentary, and colourful dynamic presentations created by residents about their …

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Othello Unboud Delivers at SDCS Deaf Childrens Club

Destinations Arts delivers a fun packed session at Sheffield Deaf Children’s Society Youth Club! As part of the Othello unbound project we worked with children and young people from the Sheffield Deaf Children’s Society Youth Club. during our first session we had fun exploring characters and emotions. The young people dressed up and engaged in …

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Singing Fruit – Makeymakey at The Foyer

Makeymakey board at the Sheffield Foyer As an introduction to the Othello Unbound project, young people got a chance to play with fruit and a makeymakey device. Destinations Arts set up a digital tech workshop for residents at the Sheffield Foyer a housing initiative for homeless young people. Word soon went around the building that …

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