Peak has commissioned artist Susan Adams to create new work for this year’s Abergavenny Food Festival.
The time when the whole community headed to the fields to bring the harvest home is long gone but most people have memories of harvest celebrations in school, in churches and community halls.
The making of a “corn dolly” was an ancient custom and traditionally made from the last sheaf of corn to be harvested, where it was believed the corn spirit was hiding. The corn dolly was often ceremonially destroyed to represent the death of the old…
“I enjoy going outdoors and seeing how art can merge or impact where we are.”
Illumine is a year-long digital training project for young ‘Image Makers’ (16-25 years) that is managed and coordinated by Peak on behalf of Powys County Council. Having commenced in Spring, our Image Makers are working with artists and industry professionals to ‘reimagine’ the Brecon Beacons and wider area, creating original digital content for display at ‘y Gaer’, Brecon’s new cultural hub opening in Winter 2018.
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