Butterfly Effect
Installation; Video and Sculpture, 2014-15;
Collaborative project with sculptor Em Milner,
Facilitated by Firstsite ans supported by Arts Council England

Exhibition Blurb

This exhibition is a collaboration between Em Milner and Tim Skinner and is influenced by their work with children from Kingswode Hoe School and supported by firstsite.
Butterfly Effect is a multi-sensory art installation which playfully transports us away from the everyday, to a world where new possibilities reside.

Em Milner (M.A.) is an artist who works with sculpture and installation creating lustrous, sensual sculptures, playing with the interrelation between forms and asking us to explore our relationships with each other and the universe. Milner says: “Art does not have to reproduce the system: it is a place where we are free of it.”
Her spaces offer an other-worldliness where we are free in the moment to both lose and find ourselves.
Tim Skinner explores the textures and layers within digital video. Skinner says:
“Working abstractly I’ve allowed myself to be free, ignoring constraints, allowing the medium’s pure visual form to emerge.”
Building up multiple layers, the artists work questions the relationship between digital video and painting, viewing a single video as a mark over time, a moving piece of colour or a single brushstroke.

Butterfly
Workshops + Exhibition
Collaborative project with sculptor Em Milner, and children from Kingswode Hoe Primary School, Colchester, Essex
Facilitated by Firstsite ans supported by Arts Council England

Over three workshops Em Milner and myself engaged children from Kingswode Hoe Primary School with multi-sensory craft (echoing our own practices), the works created by the children were exhibited at Firstsite along our own installation.