Great morning with the old miners of Elliot Colliery to celebrate their contribution to the community. The Winding House Museum, New Tredegar featured a digital installation from Richard Jones / Vision Fountain as part of the exhibition to clebrate the 50th anniversary of the closure on the mine:
From BBC “It is important for Wales to continue investing in renewable energy, according to the environment secretary. Lesley Griffiths’ comments come ahead of the biggest onshore wind farm in Wales and England being officially opened in south Wales on Thursday. There are 76 turbines at the £365m Pen y […]
Richard Jones (via VisionFountain) is making a digital installation for the The winding House Museum to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the closure of elliot Colliery.
Energy+Notion features in the Guardian online https://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2016/nov/15/coal-mines-to-turbines-how-energy-shapes-the-welsh-landscape-in-pictures
Energy+Notion will be showing at the Blackwood Miners Institute at 7.30 pm – 24th & 25th November 2016 The film will be shown in conjunction of the play “Coal” For details click above link or here: https://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/bmi/whatson/eventlist/3#COAL
From The Western Mail: “Photographer Richard Jones’ “Energy+Notion” project tells the story of energy in Wales, from the remnants of coal mining that shaped it’s towns and landscapes to the new wind farms springing up where the the mines once stood. The project was conceived in collaboration with he Arts […]
Energy+Notion will open at the Newbridge Memo at 6.00 pm – 11th November 2016 will include a couple of screenings prior to the showing of Land of Our Fathers. Entry is free for both films. Please come along.
Children from Rhigos Primary School became involved in the project in 2015 when Vattenfall, the Pen-y-Cymoedd wind farm operator, bussed the children up to the wind farm to show how the turbines are constructed. The children were shown how the bases are constructed and then taken to the visitor centre […]