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Festival of Imagineers 2017

Festival of Imagineers 2017

At the core of Imagineers work lies the Festival of Imagineers, a week-long festival celebrating innovation, linking art design and engineering and acting as a catalyst for new creative work at the intersection of art and engineering. FOI works with creative thinkers and innovators locally, nationally and internationally to create a unique festival of outdoor/site…

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Transformations 3

Transformations 3

We have had a fantastic year working with 15 young people aged 18-25 on a series of outdoor installations and performances performed in and around Coventry on Saturday July 1st. Many of them have found pathways into future training for careers in the creative sector, develop confidence and skill, worked together in production teams and…

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The Imagineerium Initiative

The Imagineerium Initiative

Imagineer has worked with 5 Coventry Primary Schools this year: Whitmore Park, St Barts, Corpus Christie, Moathouse, Holy Family, on The Marvellous Mechanical Machines Project funded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Medwell Hyde, The Premier Group and John Haynes and in partnership with Warwick University. This is a Science technology engineering arts and maths (STEAM)…

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An Extraordinary Journey

An Extraordinary Journey

The journey of Godiva Awakes, the Artists Take the Lead commission for West Midlands began back in May 2009 with 300 words outlining the vision and a visualisation of the ideas for the project by stained glass artist, Frans Wesselman. Having won the commission Imagineer Production’s mission was to turn this incredible, eccentric, cycle powered…

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Godiva Awakes

Godiva Awakes

IMAGINE Imagine a ten metre high Lady Godiva, awakening from her sleeping chamber for the first time. She stands in the centre of England between the White Horse in Kent and the Angel of the North, a potent symbol of justice across the world, reborn for the 21st century, embodying the values of fair play,…

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Festival of Imagineers 2016

Festival of Imagineers 2016

Festival of Imagineers 2016 The Festival of Imagineers 2016 saw Imagineer open the doors to its Daimler Powerhouse making space for the first time to the general public and offered a week-long programme of interactive exhibitions, workshops and activities by imagineers from all walks of life. Click to enlarge images.   Imagine Daimler played host to a week…

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The Imagineerium Initiative

The Imagineerium Initiative

STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Maths) education project, coaching the habit of invention with children and young people. Professional artists and creative engineers work in role with children, young people and teachers inhabiting the Daimler Powerhouse working on authentic constructive arts commissions which feed into the Festival of Imagineers. The project has been successfully piloted…

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Transformations

Transformations

A project with young people aged 18-25 from Coventry and Warwickshire who are not in employment education or training. Transformations is a 6 month co-creation programme with artists and engineers which aims through theatre, design and construction to develop the confidence skills and capabilities of all the young people involved. Recent projects Liberty Created with…

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Projects, commissions and touring

Projects, commissions and touring

Imagineer works with other creative organisations, local authorities, festival and event producers and businesses on new projects which excite us and where we have opportunities to pass on our skills and expertise. Recent projects include: The MOTHS project (Museums on the High Street) with Worcestershire Museums Service (2014) The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and the RSC…

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