Saxmundham Middle School

A class of Year 8 pupils were given a one-day workshop with the Sainsbury Centre, starting with detailed examination of artefacts from Papua New Guinea. Inspired by the carvings, imagery and pattern-work of Papua New Guinean artisans, the project artist then gave the group twelve undecorated 8' long wooden posts, and invited the pupils to transform and ornament each one. They were also asked to consider how the posts might be joined together and installed somewhere in the school, which led to the idea of making an entrance bower leading into the school's woodland area.

Saxmundham Middle School posts