This Month We Are...
Stretch Digital with the ladies
Stretch Digital in the Art Room
Story Telling at Initiatives of Change
Banning Books
 
Current Project
STRETCH DIGITAL
STRETCH DIGITAL
After the success of the Stretch Story Box project and in direct response to an emerging need from the offending community we are luanching a new programme for the next 3 years with the aim of closing the 'digital divide' between prisoners and the rest of the community.
Digital story telling has been a real success and a really creative way to hear the true voice of the offending community. 
Nick Hardwick, HM Chief Inspector of Prisons, in the report Through the Gateway writes:

“We can’t go on with prisons in a pre-internet dark age: inefficient, wasteful and leaving prisoners woefully unprepared for the real world they will face on release. I have not met one prison professional who does not think drastic change is needed.”
From The Archives
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS IN YORK
Drop- In Studio Photography at two hostels for homeless people in York.
We spent time talking to people who dropped in, looking at examples of photography and portraiture and thinking about how the participants would like to represent themselves in a photo.
The two hostels Arclight and Baseline opened their doors to us with a portable studio  and the people who lived there or who dropped in during the day were very willing to have their photos taken in a studio setting, and in deciding which photo of themselves they would be happy to have in a final poster. 
Movie Vault
Our Team
Chloe Plumb

CHLOE PLUMB
Chloe is our brilliant freelance documentary filmmaker. Already this year she has made three films, check them out by following our Vimeo links..............

Simon Osler

SIMON OSLER
Simon  joining us to help us improve our work with young people. Simon has worked with Stretch artists as a participant of Arts Award projects now he joins us to offer a new perspective.

Results
Praise for Stretch Artist - Chris Sherwin

"We are extremely proud of Simon and his achievements and also appreciate that this could not have been possible without your dedication hard work and commitment "

Praise for Stretch Artist - Chris Sherwin
Leeds

College Sucess

"After achieving her Silver Arts Award, this young person used the confidence she had gained to apply for a BTEC Performing Arts course. She told Stretch ‘I could have never got to college without you. I am so so grateful and thank you for not giving up on me’   "

College Sucess
Leeds

 
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