Fun-A-Day Dundee has a simple concept that produces inspiring results. Participants choose a project and produce one piece of artwork every day for the entire month of January. The resulting pieces create a narrative outlining each person’s journey through the first month of the year. Projects vary from lighthearted to serious, high-brow to low-brow.
Dundee has been participating in the Fun-A-Day project since 2011. The premise is simple: pick a project (take a photograph, make the bed, draw a picture, bake a cake, etc) and do it every day in January, then show your work the following month in a big group exhibition.
FADD is not just for artists. It’s for the curious, the crafty, the ‘I once did some sewing 6 years ago and would like to try it again’, for the adventurous, for the people who need to find focus during a difficult month, for the ones who like to try something new every day, for those who want to learn a new skill, and for those of us who want to have some lighthearted fun without any expectations, high standards, and skills/qualifications. There have been families with infants taking part all the way up to over 70+yrs. Lots of people have joined, with a whole variety of day jobs, unrelated to creativity, they some inspiration and solace in this community of makers doing the project just for fun!