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Revolutionary Makers 2017 (wearables made by the public)
Revolutionary Makers, WOW Hull, 2017 (detail)

Revolutionary Makers: Watch highlights from Women of the World Festival in Hull here, where our mass craftivist  installation designed to create conversations and actions around gender equality launched as part of Hull City of Culture .  See me talking about it at the start of the project here and as part of the  Radio 4 Woman’s Hour panel live in Hull during the event here.  I also talked about this at  38 Degrees Live, Lewes after the event. More on craftivism in the UK here.

Voices Beyond Borders II (Westgate Chapel, Lewes, April 1st):   I will be performing as part of this refugee fundraiser one of the pieces I wrote as  National artist -in-residence for the RISING Global Peace Forum 2016,  Where There is  A Ruin, at Coventry Cathedral.

I am now Associate Research Fellow at Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre, University of London for the next three years.

Work on paper – landscapes and Portraits of Dreamers (brushpen portraits ) direct commissions here.

A selection of my sculptural work just toured the UK /Scotland this year as part Tall Tales touring, last at Glasgow Women’s Library. Details here. Listen here on soundcloud to my performance recital of ‘Mother Tongue’  – at the premiere of Tall Tales at Touchstones,  Rochdale –  a newly written work inspired by one of my sculptures on show and the life events behind it.

The Fourth Wall (formerly Through a Wall ), a collaborative, digital audio narrative project in partnership with MECP. Listen on soundcloud.  Read my Blast Theory residency blog on AN. Supported by Arts Council England and Guerrand Hermes Foundation for Peace. See project site for updates.

Read my Library Shelf online hosted by art and writing publishers Akerman Daly, connected to the Tall Tales tour.

Archived speaking events /podcasts :

In conversation with Philosopher Sacha Golob (Kings College) as part of a series of Visual Arts and Philosophy Salons at Fernandez and Wells, Somerset House, London. Podcast here

In conversation at the Stuart Hall Library at INIVA with Dr Christine  Checinska -Shaw. Listen here. (scroll to bottom for file)

On Radio 4 Midweek with Libby Purves, talking about gift, debt, art and  birth alongside Satish Kumar, Brian Blessed and the male midwife Mark Harris.  Listen to the programme on Iplayer here.

Burning The Books : Our film documenting the project tour, is online on vimeo – watch here.  Funded by Arts Council England.

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