purpleSTARS the AHRC Sensory Objects follow on Project

Microsoft Word - STARS JOB SPECpurpleSTARS is a Sensory Objects Enterprise – Co-Development and Start Up project from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Sensory Objects was awarded one year follow on award for impact and engagement.

Poster for Sensory Objects shows a man sniffing a wooden box and info about the research project.

You can read more about purpleSTARS work in this article written by Annie Grant for Special Children Magazine SC 244 Please do touch (2)

Large group of purpleSTARS posing with their Sensory Labels in the Enlightenment Gallery at the British Museum.Find out more about the Sensory Object research project at www.sensoryobjects.com and on Twitter  

“Hands-on exhibits bring a space to life, giving a greater understanding and meaning to cultural heritage. This is especially important for people with learning disabilities” (Lord Rix, 2005, President of Mencap).

Judith Appiah Became our first employee on a placement funded by the Building Better Opportunities Scheme.

purpleSTARS employee Judith Appiah

Judith with her sensory label, a wooden lasercut box with replica Ghanaian Slipper.

Judith gave a presentation at the Creative Bridges Conference on the 6th December 2019 read more about the event HERE