Coventry University Big Draw Workshop - Clear Stream Sounds
Phil Perry and Paula Murarescu with Coventry University
Part of The Sherbourne Shoal Coventry University Online
Wed 28 Oct 3.00-4.15
Clear Stream Sounds Come and work with our Graphic Design team, inspired by River bank sounds create Word-scapes that capture everything the River Sherbourne was and could be! In this project, we will explore an idealised vision of the river, gleaming in the sunlight, sparkling and as alive as it once was; flowing through our landscape, cascading over the rocks and stones of the river bed and providing homes and sustenance for fish, insects, and mammals. The name Sherbourne is said to derive from Scir Burna, or “clear stream” in Old English, and this glimpse of the past is our vision for the future. The Sherbourne Shoal.
Underneath the heart of Coventry City Centre snakes the River Sherbourne. It’s covered and contained underground life also hides its history from Anglo Saxon times to Coventry’s Industrial history. We want to showcase its underground journey and its historical importance to migration and commerce through a collective digital collage visualising the journey of the river Sherbourne.  
Bring your imagination and creative inventiveness of what the underwater life of the river was, is and might be. From fantastical beasts to exquisite ecology to combating contamination……. The School of Art and Design are delivering 3 live online sessions for you to create pictures, collage to contribute to an online showcase revealing the River Sherbourne.  

Come along to an online art session to find out about the the secret life of water and most importantly have fun with the team in the School of Art and Design drawing, making an amazing drawings and collage for a digital collaboration animation of the Sherbourne Shoal!

Register to receive the online session link and a materials list to come and take part with the team in the School of Art and Design

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This is a free event

Suitable for ages: All

Organised by Coventry University

Ms Lindsey Chambers
t: 07557 425 722

Family Friendly Facilities: Online event

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Coventry University Online
Graham Sutherland Building
Cox Street
024 7688 7688

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