If Crescent Arts were a tree

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 in terms of formal governance structures, vision and approach.

I was asked to visually capture and communicate the AGM, or moment in the organisation’s life, to then be sent out in the newsletter following the AGM – potentially as a way to open up the conversation and communicate more broadly what unfolded.

‘Crescent Arts is a vibrant creative hub rooted in Scarborough’, Crescent Arts vision statement 2020

I was struck by the use of the word ‘rooted’ in the new vision statement, and the idea unfurled from their.

I produced a zine, created through papercutting and indesign, along with an accompanying, poetic text which posed… If Crescent Arts is a tree, then Scarborough is the soil.

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