Saturday, 14 November 2009

Journey to the Podium

The sounds of Chloe's hockey stick have been recorded by Colchester-based artist, Tim Skinner, as part of a new arts project run by Essex County Council.

The 'Journey to the Podium' arts scheme will produce pieces of art around 9 different Essex athletes all potiential 2012 Olympic hopefuls.

Chloe met Tim at Chelmer Park for her recording, he is eventually going to produce a multimedia installation for display in the Gibberd Gallery in Harlow and at Colchester United's Community Stadium.

'Journey to the Podium' brings together sport and art, with Chloe running a hockey coaching day at Chelmer Park for students from three schools in Chelmsford on Friday, 7th November 2009.

Essex County Council contiue to support athletes like Chloe, through their Team Essex scheme and this arts project pairs the county's top sporting talent with up and coming artists.

For a preview of some of the work Tim is doing with Chloe check out his personal website below.

Tim Skinner - Multimedia Installation Artist

BBC Essex: Essex athletes in new art project

Essex Coutny Council: Journey to the Podium

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