Sheffield Xmas Light Switch On 2014

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In 2014 Madeleina won arts funding from O2 Think Big to run community art workshops and create an installation in a gallery in Sheffield City Centre to celebrate the Sheffield Xmas Light Switch On .

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Madeleina organised and led origami workshops teaching people how to make origami lanterns which were then displayed in the exhibition at 35 Chapel Walk Gallery.

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The project aimed to bring the community together through teaching creative skills. Madeleina ran workshops in the Peak District and in Sheffield City Centre.

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The exhibition explored the experience of light through different different media, including paper, water and ceramics.

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Part of the exhibition included a series of ceramic vases which Madeleina created at a local workshop in the community arts gallery.

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The vases were created using a raku glaze.

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The exhibition was held at 35 Chapel Walk where Madeleina led another origami workshop to celebrate the Xmas Light Switch On.

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Children and families had the opportunity to make origami lanterns to take home with them as Christmas decorations.

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The exhibition then moved to Edale village church, in the Peak District.

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