A Memory of Darkness – Louise Beer

Louise Beer works between London, Margate and Aotearoa New Zealand. She uses installation, moving image, photography and sound to explore humanity’s evolving understanding of Earth’s environments and the cosmos. Louise creates objects and experiences that reflect the incomprehensible nature of reality, from the ocean floor to the night sky. In 2021, Louise was awarded aContinue reading “A Memory of Darkness – Louise Beer”

Place and Community

Panelists Sarah Butler (chair) Sarah Butler has three novels published by Picador in the UK and with fourteen international publishers: Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love (2013), Before The Fire (2015) and Jack and Bet (2020). In November 2018, she published a novella, Not Home, written in conversation with people living in unsupported temporary accommodation in Manchester. Sarah’s work explores ideas ofContinue reading “Place and Community”

Words, Water and Belonging

Panelists Sarah Jasmon (chair) Sarah Jasmon lives on a boat on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Lancashire and writes novels, short stories and creative non-fiction. An associate lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University for several years, she is currently studying for a PhD in Creative Geography in which she explores the canalsContinue reading “Words, Water and Belonging”