Sensory Backpacks at the V&A with Abigail Hirsch ~ Claire Madge, V&A

Launched in August 2015, the Curious Ceramics backpack is the V&A’s first backpack aimed at children with visual impairments. The V&A offer a number of backpacks for families, but for this special sensory version they worked in close collaboration with Sense, the national deafblind charity, and Abigail Hirsch an artist and an educator with experience… Continue Reading Sensory Backpacks at the V&A with Abigail Hirsch ~ Claire Madge, V&A

Tom’s Ship of Stories ~ Alison Hale, Peoplescape Theatre

        A multi-sensory storytelling project for special schools created by Peoplescape Theatre. In partnership with National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Horniman Museums and Gardens. Funded by the Arts Council Peoplescape are a theatre education company working in London and Manchester. We work with all ages in schools, museums and community settings.… Continue Reading Tom’s Ship of Stories ~ Alison Hale, Peoplescape Theatre

Sensory Objects

To create a series of multisensory interactive art works that respond to museum collections, to generate alternative ideas for museum interpretation, developed through art and electronics-based workshops by people with learning disabilities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary research team. Continue Reading Sensory Objects