The project is now being finalised. Artists include Lee Williams, Jonathan Anderson, Sean Puleston, Anne-Mie Melis, Matthew Britton, Jacob Whittaker, Dave Marchant, Philip Cheater, Digital Dialogues, Penny Jones, Kathryn Campell-Dodd, Roger Lougher, Thomas Carsley. With contributions from Neath Port Talbot Groups Foundation Diploma students.
The project will include film, printmaking, sculpture, installation and photography. There will be a series of workshops for schools which will be led the Dave Marchant which will explore the first world war and the mines as well as a series of tours and workshops with families led by Lee Williams. There will also be a limited edition t-shirt designed by Digital Dialogues commemorating the project.
The Museum is located near the village of Crynant in the Dulais Valley five miles north of Neath, Cefn Coed Colliery Museum tells the story of coal mining at Cefn Coed pit, once the deepest anthracite coal mine in the world. Cefn Coed was one of the most dangerous coalmines in Wales, gaining the nickname ‘The Slaughterhouse’. The story of the thousands of men who worked at Cefn Coed and at other pits in the anthracite coalmines of South West Wales is told through words, pictures and artefacts throughout the museum.
Bydd y prosiect yn cynnwys ffilm, gwneud printiau, cerfluniau, gosodiad a ffotograffiaeth. Bydd cyfres o weithdai fro ysgol a fydd yn cael ei arwain Dave Marchant a bydd yn edrych ar y rhyfel first world a'r mwyngloddiau, yn ogystal â chyfres o deithiau a gweithdai gyda theuluoedd a arweinir gan Lee Williams.
Bydd hefyd yn rhifyn crys-t cyfyngedig a gynlluniwyd gan Deialogau Digidol coffáu y prosiect.
Jake Whitaker and Jonathan Anderson have been working woth Neath Port Talbot foundation course and ther has been some exciting and radicalwork has beenproduced but both artist and the students.