In November 2014 I was commissioned to write a poem to accompany the Edwin Smith Photography exhibition at RIBA
The poem cam be read here:
More on the poem and recordings of poets reading here:
Wall of Moogee drawings created whilst conference in process.
Download the related publication HERE
ConText was a fully realised book with illustrations by the participants written, edited and bound in a single day with four writers from Inside Out working as a team with 15 inmates of HMP Whatton.
The session ended with inmates reading from the hot off the press publication and Rosie Garner should be congragulated for leading this one day event.
Inside Out are keen to run this event again.
Contact through this website.
A project with drug and alcohol recovery participants to utilise recovery experience in assembling a collage artwork reflecting users experience.
Included creative writing and image manipulation as well as construction skills.
Exhibited at Waterstones Gallery September 2006
Received full page coverage in Nottingham Evening Post
Series of workshops using digital imaging (‘Mansfield’ project) and film (‘Newark’ project) working with Framework Housing Academy County.
Paticipants used digital video and cameras to capture local scenes then edited the results into a large collage and a music video.
Results exhibited top floor gallery at Waterstones and received write up in the Nottingham Evening Post see previous post.
‘Mansfield’ 5′ x 8′ Collage
No not a prison this time but a lovely big old converted warehouse off Radford Boulevard that City Arts moved into some time in 2005 I think. I along with six or more other artists were given free studio space in return for interacting with users and contributing to City Arts.
These photos taken at the time.
City Arts now on same road as Nottingham Writers Studio in Hockley.
I designed the original Double Impact arts website and related graphic design: