Our creative team is constantly on the look-out for beautiful printed fabrics and odd, interesting haberdashery with a view to creating desirable items from others cast-offs. We are pleased to be able to seize this opportunity to link this on-going project to a broader re-use and recycling venture, through the CirculART project.
We hope to be able to share our enthusiasm for creative reuse and, in doing so, positively inspire others as well as communicating the wider mission of the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. The care that our clinical teams provide to those living with a life-limiting illness is vital and very much appreciated by our patients and their loved ones. Yet it is not always well known outside of these circles. Any opportunity to raise awareness, of the vital services ARHC provides – our inpatient, outpatient and community based work and increase understanding of the positive impact of our services, is of great value. To do this in the fun and creative forum of CirculART is very exciting for us.
Description of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s artwork appearing in CirculART
A range of pieces including; wearable items from a variety of textiles; up-cycled accessories; refashioned homeware; and suggestions to inspire others.
What repurposed materials does Arthur Rank Hospice Charity use
A wide variety including; unsaleable clothing; broken accessories; upholstery off-cuts; well-worn handbags; and numerous bits-and-bobs.
Why Arthur Rank Hospice Charity chooses to use repurposed materials
Repurposing materials, finding and choosing them are part of the joy of the creative process. Imagination and ingenuity shouldn’t be limited by finite resources.