We have just spent a week with the students of the first year at the ESACM art school of Clermont. Our workshop was based around evolution and ways of letting external influences shape an artwork. The students played some extended versions of drawing games that we have developed in the past and by the end of the week had invented a few new ones. They then developed individual or collaborative projects based on protocols, mutations, hybrids, changing forms and differing interpretations. We have put all the drawing game images up on our flickr account and we have documented the week's work on an ESACM workshop blog.
Tomorrow we start our residency at the University of Angers. We're putting together an exhibition for the Galerie 5 that will open mid December 2015. We will be posting regularly in a dedicated Natural Selection blog.
We have worked with a class of primary school children from the École Jean Moulin in Rennes to put together an exhibition of work from the FRAC Bretagne. The children selected the work, designed the layout of the exhibition and will give guided tours of the show. 'Game Over' is at the Ec'arts gallery of the ESPE, teacher training institute in Rennes from 23 March to 7 May 2015. The project was organised jointly by the FRAC and La Criée.