Energy and Notion

Energy and Notion project tells the story of changing energy in Wales through the affected communities.

Coal had a massiveinfluence in Wales. Energy continues to have a profound effect upon the physical and social landscape in Wales.

The project was funded by Arts Council Wales and Vatennfall in 2016.

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Flyer from the Installation.

The Energy+Notion project was supported by curators at arts centres, cinemas and theatres across Wales, that included:

Aberdare Coliseum

Blackwood Miners Institute

Newbridge Memo

Parc and Dare, Treorchy

Pontardawe Arts Centre

The project engaged with primary schools, youth and community groups, including:

3GS Development Trust via The Forsythia Youth Project

The White Rose Centre

Rhigos Primary School

A small production grant was provided by the Arts Council of Wales, 2016.

Some project sponsorship kindly provided by Vattenfall

The project was produced & photographed and edited by Richard Jones.

Additional editing and digital assistance by Chieko

Technical and video consultation by Andy Mees

Additional partners and consultants included;  Professor Nick Jenkins-  School of Engineering (energy) Cardiff University, Dr Martin O’Neil – (School of Social Sciences) Cardiff University, David Chamberlain & Sharon Casey – Blackwood Miners Institute, Angie Dickenson – Area Artistic Manager for Neath & Port Albot Theatres, Anne Hayes – Arts Development Officer for Rhondda Cynon Taff , Helen Harman – Arts Development Officer at Newbridge Memo.