Our show ‘Botanical Invasion’ at Oldham Art Gallery came 2nd in the City life awards only 4% behind the winners ‘Animal Mummies’. Other finalists included:
Cornelia Parker, Whitworth Art Gallery
Animal Mummies, Manchester Museum
Play It, Museum of Science & Industry
Marking VE Day, Imperial War Museum North
Our interactive exhibition was designed to inspire and engage family audiences engulfing them in an explosion of breathtaking colour. It is now available for hire
Heres what some of the visitors said:
“Love it. Really creative & the kids enjoyed playing with it. Like some huge, camp Day of the Triffids.”
“Larger than life and wildly weird J Looking inside them is great fun – makes your hair VERY messy!!”
“Once again a fantastic exhibition @ Oldham gallery. I felt like I had stepped into another world OF COLOUR.”
“I’ve never seen something this creative before!”
“You’d have to be dead inside to not smile at this.”
Our colossal spices are now available for hire, including garlic, 14m chilli, ginger and nutmeg, are awe-inspiring, enormous, and they smell real! Head holes at a variety of heights allow people of all ages to explore the spicy interiors while their exterior skins are host to an array of fascinating and spicy facts. It’s a sensory extravaganza for children and adults alike, and you’ll never look at a spice rack in quite the same way again.
These massive inflatable spices were origionally commissioned by Kew Gardens for thier 2015 Full of Spice festival. They were a massive hit with the festival goers proving to be the most popular exhibition in the festival.
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Spacecadet’s ‘Calavera’ continues its 2016 tour. Catch it at:
23 January to 2 April 2016 – The Civic, Barnsley
9 July to 4 September – Maritime Museum, Hull
17 September to 12 November 2016 – Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk
4 February to 1 April 2017 – Mansfield Museum, Mansfield
AniMotion is a brand new touring exhibition bringing together six imaginative artists to create a free interactive exhibition which celebrates the diverse world of animation. http://www.thepoint.org.uk/article/animotion#sthash.tAOhC3YR.dpuf
Spacecadets collaborated with animator Matt Howarth of Puppetman Productions to produce Calavera – a giant Sugar skull inspired by Mexican Day of the Dead with ever changing audience controlled phenakistoscope eyes.
Manchester celebrated its 10th Diwali Mela. The events took place in Albert Square, Manchester city centre. Spacecadet’s created a shimmering inflatable Diwail sign and paraded their majestic Indian elephant in the magical nighttime parade.
Diwali , ‘The Festival of Lights’ – signifies the end of darkness which stands for ignorance and the beginning of knowledge symbolized by lights. Lamps are lit as a sign of celebration and hope for mankind. Celebrations focus on lights and lamps, and fireworks. The festival commemorates the victory of Good over Evil.