Chepstow – Looking for Nathaniel Wells
Chepstow School is the closest to Piercefield House, with the school grounds backing on to the estate. The Artist and Education Team worked with 35 year 9 students over three days, to construct a collective portrait of Nathaniel, as no confirmed depiction of him exists. The group visited Piercefield before returning to school to make collages and paint portraits, creating stop motion and Gif animations from the resulting work. Sounds recordings were also created to sit alongside the animations. The students also created a series of Photosynths to create surreal animated walks through the woods at Piercefield.