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Eva Evaluation

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We’ve posted the formal evaluation report from the Eva Project

You can also find it on the Eva site.

AHA says farewell

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Aune Head Arts has been making creative projects in and about rural England for more than sixteen years, with a particular focus on Dartmoor and the Southwest. During that time we have worked with artists and communities across the UK as well as working within the worlds of broadcast radio and the internet.

We are tremendously grateful to all the communities, supporters and funders who have supported our work, and of course to all the individuals and organisations who became involved …

Eva radio on film

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Eva Radio has gone independent and continues to broadcast on SounDart Radio 102.5fm (or online) every Thursday at 11am. Check it out.

We’ve also made a little movie…

 

 

News/Images of Quiet Walk #2 — Book Walks on 26 & 28 April

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Places are going fast on AHA’s next two walks, if you’re hoping to come please book soonest to ensure your place on two these two very different walks.

Quiet Walk #1:  Friday, 26 April,  1930 to 2000, Bellever Forest.  Leader:  sound artist/naturalist Tony Whitehead.   This evening walk begins before sundown and finishes as the moon rises over the moor.  Tony will identify the various bird songs heard, along with information about habits and habitat.    For further details …

EVA Radio 18 April

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The EVA Radio Team will be talking about (former…) Devon industries again this week, in particular Tuckenhay Mill and the creation of hand-made rag paper for use in fine printing and publishing (and for use in banknotes).  Michael will be looking into the rituals and celebrations surrounding Lent and Easter.  And there will be a discussion about the past 11+ months of EVA Radio:   from the formation of the group, to the development of the programme, to the difference it …

Next First Friday is May 3 with Hilary Burns

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Due to the timing of the Easter Holiday there is no First Friday in April this year.  However, the May First Friday (May 3) will make up for the loss with a talk by guest artist Hilary Burns.

Hilary makes baskets, but explains:  “Being a basketmaker was not something that I’d planned for myself (I initially wanted to make sculpture and afterwards worked as a fabric weaver).”.   She’ll talk about what it is about the craft that keeps her …

EVA Lifestory Boxes

EVA Lifestory Box preliminary drawing by Norman Pink

Project participants in Babbacombe, Bovey Tracey and Totnes have just about completed the designs and gathered together or created all the materials for inclusion in their Life Story Boxes.   The participants’ creative responses to the project have been supported by  project artist Kate Green and EVA Creative Producer Jennie Hayes.  The collected materials are being displayed in each individual’s selected ‘box’ (suitcases, sewing boxes, antique chests, multi-drawered containers, vanity cases, etc.) and being turned into multi-media works of art …

Last Chance for Quiet Walk #2

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Time is running out to book your place on Sunday’s Quiet Walk #2 with sound artist Tony Whitehead.  

Sunday, 24 March, 0530 to 0900, Newbridge, Dartmoor.

While participation in this walk requires a rather hefty commitment in terms of setting one’s alarm clock very very early — it will be worth it — Tony and Dartmoor will both have failed if you don’t finish the walk being incredibly glad you made the effort!

It’s spring and on Dartmoor (and, well, …

AHA Radio Podcasts Available on-line

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Want to catch-up on the programmes you’ve missed?  It’s easy, listen again at auneheadarts.org.uk – just look for “AHA Radio”.  You can also subscribe free via iTunes by going here.

Info soon about this week’s programme (Thursday 21, March).

 

 

EVA Commissioned Artists Broadcast now on-line.

Drawing of Fairfield House by EVA Artist Karen Wallis

If you missed last week’s airing of artist Karen Wallis’ sound work Fairfield House, don’t despair  — it’s available as a podcast.   To listen to the podcast go here.

To learn more about Karen’s work on this project and to see drawings she made during her residency go here.

The remaining EVA Commissioned Artist broadcasts are scheduled as follows:

28 March, 1100 to 1200, a setting for her words by Elspeth Owen

11 April,    1100 to 1200, Fragments from the Ruins by …

Aune Head Arts

Special Announcements

Aune Head Arts is now closed. This website is being maintained as an archive site only. We'd like to say a big big thank you to everyone who was part of our work since 1997.

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please email richard AT richardpovall.net

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