Moved to create art for children
A CHELTENHAM-based artist has helped school children learn about magnetism by temporarily installing a 'kinetic' sculpture in the grounds of their school.
Natasha Houseago set up the neodymium magnets – the most powerful in the world – in Naunton Park Primary School, Cheltenham, where her daughter Elia is a pupil.
The Bath Road-based artist and sculptor said: "My daughter told me she was learning about magnetism and I thought I would offer it to the school on a temporary basis.
"I felt it was a good thing as a community based artist.
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"All of those who were covering the subject could see magnetism in action.
"They look like giant matches but you can see some of the magnets quivering. I wanted the pupils to be able to touch the stalks, so I set it up for them."
Natasha regularly works with schools, most recently on carvings with Oakwood Primary.