On Sunday 2nd August the NICE Programme set to work at Stockton International Riverside Festival. Following the theme of SIRF 2015 ‘Instant Light’ the NICE artists planned and ran a drop in participatory workshop for members of the public.
Members of the public were invited to take a blank matchbox and decorate it, responding to the festival theme. Each person was then asked to create a silhouette of a personal item from their bag or pocket and put it inside their matchbox. The collection of matchboxes were then exhibited in the Stockton Enterprise Arcade and here they are…
A live feed of the event can be found on the NICE Instagram account (@nicenortheast).
Many thanks to all those who contributed to BOXED, Stockton Borough Council and SIRF for the opportunity to be part of such an incredible event.