The Fumifugium Orchestra: Free electronic workshops for teens at Maxilla Studios

* Update 17 March 2020: These workshops have been suspended *


ACAVA are happy to continue hosting The Fumifugiums Orchestra, a project by artist Rachael Nee.

Rachael is currently inviting local teens to collaborate on a new environmental electronic project. Each session participants will learn how to make a different electronic component using found objects which will eventually form part of the Fumifugium Orchestra.

Sunday 15th March, 11am–1pm and 2pm–4pm
Sunday 22nd March, 11am–1pm

Create a microphone out of tin-cans
Build a music amplifier and speaker
Create an instrument controlled by light

ACAVA Maxilla Studios W10 6NQ

Rachael has also organised family sessions as part of the same project, more info on this page.



About the project

Maxilla Studios resident artist Rachel Nee has been working with local families who live close to the Westway motorway. Together they have been collecting data from air pollution monitors placed outside homes close to the motorway. The data collected is now being used to inform the rest of the project with workshops for teens and other activities for local families.

To book a place for the teens workshops happening in February and March please email Rachael Nee at rachaelnee@gmail.com or call 07813 098811

Find out more about Rachael's work here.