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‘Unlocking our heritage through memories, art and archives: to
enrich our communities now and for the future’
Appletye was set up to explore the role of archives and
heritage in artistic practice. It has also explored the role of the
arts in understanding, opening up and informing archives and
heritage. Appletye is an artist-led organisation, based in Kent
but with a national role.
As well as developing and managing arts and heritage
projects, it has provided resources, training, and professional
development for artists working with archives, heritage assets,
and heritage sites.
Dawn is a professional, award winning artist who works
from her studio in Birchington, Kent. She uses archives
to explore themes of recollection, memory and memorial
working with both her own personal archives and national
collections. Dawn’s work develops from extensive research
and has a strong narrative content. Working primarily in print,
her approach is concerned with the very nature of print;
repetition, reversal, layering and serendipity, and every idea,
technique and material is researched to ensure it’s significance
to the completed works. Dawn is recognised for her work
responding to the archive of a WWI nurse. Her print and mixed
media practice has been exhibited in UK and internationally.
Her work is held in private and public collections.
Dan’s creative practice is as a social artist. He has worked with
communities, oral histories, archives and places to produce
new telling of historical stories. He was commissioned by
Appetite CPP programme and told the complete history
of Stoke through stories from one road in a book, ‘Its All
About the Road’. For Metal Southend and Estuary Festival
Dan followed stories of immigration and emigration along