Pupils throughout the school staged an end of term art exhibition as part of our summer project with Tate Britain. The Hear my Story display has seen our school working with the Tate to explore how we can tell personal stories through our artwork.
The project has given the children across the school the chance to work like real artists by exploring, researching and developing their own ideas.
Our friends from Tate Britain have helped the Faraday pupils to share their personal experiences through a backdrop of change. The Covid pandemic has led to many new challenges for us all. Art is a wonderful way to capture and express these changes.
Workshops were staged at Michael Faraday School. The pupils were helped to express the difference cultures we are fortunate to have. We used art to pass down our experiences and learn from one another.
We learnt about contemporary artists who are inspired by their own everyday experiences. We have used everything from family photos to significant objects as inspiration and have experimented with many different ways of telling our stories through art including collage, sculpture and painting. We saw how this can help to connect us all in our school community.
The Hear my Story project came to a close with a wonderful art exhibition staged at the school. Pupils from each year group were invited to view and comment on the artwork from others.
We would like to thank Tate Britain and our Art Coordinator Emily for making the exhibition possible.