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PROJECTS

 

Qualifications

 

Ba Hons Arts Management (History of Art and Museum Studies)

Btec Level 2 – Music Technology

Arts Award Advisor (Discover, Explore, Bronze & Silver)

Foundation course in Herbal Medicine

 

Organisations & Memberships

 

Calderdale Sound Women Network

Edwin Waugh Lancashire Dialect Society

The Herb Society

Museums Association

Ebor Studio Group

PRS

The Ivors Academy

Saffron Music

 

Projects

 

2021

Curatorial

Working alongside The De Morgan Foundation to co-curate and project manage the exhibition 'Evelyn De Morgan Pre-Raphaelite Artist of Hope' for Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum. The exhibition gives a rare female perspective of the Pre-Raphaeilte movement and looks to hope for the future after turbulent times living through a global pandemic.

https://towneley.org.uk/events/artist-of-hope/

Sound Design

Commission for Insideoutsidehouse (artists collective) as part of the Use and Ornament exhibition at Air Space Gallery for the British Ceramic Biennial. Includes sites specific interview recordings and original composition inspired by the visual elements of the exhibition.

https://www.airspacegallery.org/index.php/project_entry/use_and_ornament

 

Sonic Installation

Part of Manchester International Festival Sounds at St. Chad's Church Rochdale. A site specific piece using inspiration from the Lancashire Dialect poet Tim Bobbin honouring his grave in the church yard.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMe4pE1zUcc

 

Composition Commission

Littleborough Arts Festival creating an outdoor installation using music and textiles

http://www.littleboroughartsfestival.co.uk/

 

Socially Engaged Commission

Oral history interviews and recording of conversations linked to local communities around the shoe and slipper industry for The Whitaker Museum and Lancashire Archives & Records Service

https://www.thewhitaker.org/

 

Mentoring

At youth organisation Vibe (visual arts & music) for young people 12-24 years

https://www.vibecreativity.com/

 

Herbal Medicine Workshops

Using my foundation course qualification I have run a number of herbal medicine workshops (lipbalm, body balm, herbal teas, tonics) for a vairety of organisations including The Whitaker Museum.

https://www.thewhitaker.org/

 

Talk

'An Introduction to Sound Art' for Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery & Museum

https://www.yourtrustrochdale.co.uk/venues/touchstones-rochdale/

 

Composition Commission

Folklore Tapes composition for 12" vinyl release - Swifter Than The Moon's Sphere, English Fairy Lore

http://www.folkloretapes.co.uk/product/swifter-than-the-moon-s-sphere-english-fairy-lore

 

Socially Engaged Commission with Textiles

Textile window display based on the theme 'The Wonder of Elders' for Cartwheel Arts as part of the Darn Hill Arts Week 2021. Using knitting and pom poms to create an alternative textile version of the night sky.

https://www.cartwheelarts.org.uk/event/darnhill-arts-week-2021

 

Radio

Radio 4 programme 'Ways to Weather the Storm', contributor and songwriter/vocalist.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000tcks

 

Live Performance

South Square Gallery, Bradford performances linked to the Bronte Sister's birthplace and a previous commision from 2016.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CSPUM8XMAcc/

 

Socially Engaged Workshops

A variety of hands on arts workshops including printmaking, zine making and textile art for organisations across the North West. Each workshop is bestspoke and created to suit the event, topic and audience.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cartwheelarts/51818349711/

Project Management

British Textile Biennial collaboration with Towneley Hall to install 7m x 8m artists banner onto a scaffold structure outside the grade I listed building as part of the 2021 British Textile Biennial.

https://britishtextilebiennial.co.uk/programme/azraa-motala-unapologetic/