Inspired by all kinds of sheds ? aircraft hangars, antlers, light ? Shedman creates a unique interaction with people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Shedman?s shed becomes whatever his visitors make it – quiet room, sideshow booth, performance space, symbolic threshold,…
Shedman has been writer in residence at the Bird Fair at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Centre, Arundel, West Sussex, (Bird Shedman), the Wood Fair at Bentley in East Sussex (Wood Shedman), at the conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment in Chichester and at the Small Wonder Short Story Festival at Charleston. He?s run workshops at schools in Horsham, Crawley, Hove and on the High Weald in Kent (Pig Shedman!).
Scale of show
Shedman works best in areas of high pedestrian traffic inside or out. Minimum area required approx 3sq.m.
Shedman is 24/7, with breaks.
“A refreshingly different approach to an arts residency?a memorable mixed media installation with a very human face. He brought new visitors to the museum and struck a chord with people from many different backgrounds?His residency was a motivating and energising process for all involved… I can recommend him unhesitatingly to other organisations seeking a different approach to the integration of community, arts and cultural activities.”
John Cooper Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton