Corby Borough Council has committed seed funding to the project (thanks Corby!), we are sending out postcard invitations to various organisations to get involved, contacting Network Rail and sending off other completed applications for support.
It does seem to have taken a long time to get to this stage... but we have both been so busy over the last months! So what have we both been up to?
For the last year Jo has been working as an Associate Artist at Nottingham Contemporary, which will celebrate its first birthday on 14th November! Jo has been busy designing Resource packs for families to use when they visit the galleries, as well as running workshops at the gallery for visiting groups.
|Results of a networks workshop at Nottingham Contemporary|
|(An early influence for Undiscovered Networks?)|
Jo has also been working on a fantastic public art project with Highfields School in Wolverhampton.
|Year 7s in Wolverhampton Town Centre|
On Wednesday Jo took 20 students out into Wolverhampton town centre where we interviewed members of the public, getting responses on what they think of public art.
We set up a table in the square and we built a Wishing Tree.
|Year 7s surveying the public|
The students were brilliant, very professional and we gathered a huge amount of interesting information about what people feel about public art.
Jo has also been working with a fantastic group of young people at Lutterworth Library since 2009.
|Odd Socks in Lutterworth library as part of their summer activities|
And then there was Paths of Desire! But I've written about that before. Click here to visit the webpage.
Read Part 2 to see what Carole has been up to...