Practice Progression

Patchwork Quilt: Collaborative Project

After coming across a new project by Midlands based artist Niamh Treacy, I was keen to find out more and potentially get involved. The project revolves around the production of patchwork quilt consisting of two sides: one representing the lows of suffering from mental health issues and one representing the freedom or relief that may come from… Continue reading Patchwork Quilt: Collaborative Project

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Practice Progression

Creative Workshop at Stepping Stones (Part of the YMCA)

On 10th May 2017, I went to a residential home which temporarily houses people recently discharged from psychiatric hospitals, much like a halfway house before giving the residents support to find their own place to live after 6 months. I organised a workshop during Mental Health Awareness Week, where I did worked with people living… Continue reading Creative Workshop at Stepping Stones (Part of the YMCA)

Artist Talks

Dancehall: Hannah Ellul and Ben Knight

Hannah Ellul and Ben Knight started their talk by saying that Dancehall came about from promoting gigs, which then developed into collaboration. They then started doing more curatorial creative projects which also included music experimentation.   “Dancehall is about how we might reflect on a sonic experience”   Hannah and Ben then went on to… Continue reading Dancehall: Hannah Ellul and Ben Knight