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”

Different Ways to Access Space

Panelists Sarah Butler (chair) Sarah is a novelist, with an accompanying practice in socially-engaged, place-specific writing. Fascinated by the relationships between stories, places and communities, her work explores identity, belonging, landscape and home. She has a particular interest in urban spaces and urban change, and is one quarter of Women Talk Place. Julia Webb-Harvey JuliaContinue reading “Different Ways to Access Space”

Language and Belonging

Panelists Emma Dawson Varughese (chair) Emma Dawson Varughese is a Staffordshire Moorlands artist. She grew up surrounded by fire-making, woodworkers and a couple of generations of ‘makers’. Her creative practice ‘Aag’ (Hindi: fire) uses pyrography and decorative metalware on tree sections or on wood pieces. With a PhD in literary studies (Nottingham, 2007), her workContinue reading “Language and Belonging”

Green Spaces and Ordinary Folk

Panelists Jane Samuels (Chair) Jane Samuels is a writer, visual artist and teacher from Manchester. Her work is grounded in place, walking and psychogeography and her written and visual work explores walking methodologies, the inherent power structures that play out in place, and the human relationship with urban and rural environments. In 2019, Jane publishedContinue reading “Green Spaces and Ordinary Folk”