Invited by Crescents Arts, based in Scarborough to be artist-evaluator in residence at a significant AGM, marking a moment of transition for the organisation
Artist in Residence at Artcore Gallery, Derby, during which I undertook a self-directed inquiry of: What is would look like to design in and for friendship.
Commissioned by Place Prospectors, Birmingham to host activity to support a community tree planting of a new hazel tree at Idminston Croft, Druids Heath – in front of a row of independent shops including a well loved community cafe.
In Spring 2020 I joined 2NQ as a project manager to design and deliver a series of Safe Space workshops for older people (with and without dementia) living in the vicinity of Finsbury park, to engage with the park’s rich social and environmental heritage
Rings of flowers sewn around bases of trees, to accentuate and to draw attention to. As playful, visual acts of care; acts of hyper local placemaking
Along with 9 other artists in Peterborough, I was invited to participate in Nene Park Trust’s 42words project, highlighting the important role played by green spaces over the UK’s ‘lockdown’ period
In 2019 I was a recipient of the Arts Council’s developing your creative practice. I worked on a self initiated project interested in themes of care and curiosity in relation to overlooked green spaces.
Between 2019 – 20 I worked to support the brilliant Amanda Rigby of Paper Rhino develop and realise a series of 4 feminist RISO zine’s for Peterborough: GAZE!
A creative project exploring past, present and potential futures of Bretton’s GHOST PLAYGROUNDS.
A wandering ‘walkshop’ with card-based prompts which invite you to give attention to, and ask questions about, different elements within everyday the urban environment. You are invited to share observations with fellow walkers whilst you wander: “we help each other to see”.
Stories around place are slippery.
You pick a start and end point, key coordinates, omitting others along the way, to create a story.
Those with power get to set those stories, more often that not.
Those with reach.
Monthly community show and tell event, where people share interests, knowledge and skills. Taking place at a new local venue each time
A series of co-produced themed monthly wanders around Central Park Peterborough led by residents with different expertise and interests
An exploratory project that sought to unearth, make visible and celebrate points of interest in Bretton, Peterborough and to develop interventions in response to what was discovered
Co-imagine: an exhibition and associated outreach programme curated in response to a proposed redevelopment of Peckham Rye Station Gateway
A series of creative workshops designed for children and young people on the Pelican estate
A 3 day learning trip designed for Architects, City planners and Sociologists coming from Warsaw to London, wanting to build upon their approaches to participatory planning and working with communities
A concept for a living (digital) community asset map
Ongoing research project into Participatory Budgeting as a means to empower communities to have a tangible say in how their places develop
Ongoing research project into models of collaborative governance models
Blog I founded composed of photographs I took whilst cycling around London showing aspirational, crass property development advertisements in London