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Shadowing a Loudspeaker Session

I had the pleasure of being invited to sit in on one of the loudspeaker sessions this month. I felt incredibly privileged to get the chance to hear these humorous and clever women’s stories and how their experiences, paired with … Continue reading

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Identities of Us

On Thursday 3rd April the women who have been attending the most recent block of workshops showcased their work to friends, family and the public, during a special event at Nottingham Contemporary. Many of the artworks on display explored ideas … Continue reading

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Homage to famous painters

This week the women on the Loudspeaker Project were given an opportunity to be inspired by the current exhibiting artist Tala Madani who references the brush strokes of famous 20th century painters. Tala has sourced inspiration from many artists including … Continue reading

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A Chetwynd inspired creation

The latest block of Loudspeaker workshops are well under way and last week I popped in to see what was being made – Helen Thackray, Community Programmer. “After seeing the exhibition by Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, we took inspiration from her … Continue reading

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Celebration Event

Last week we marked the end of the first year of the Loudspeaker project with a celebration event in the Space at Nottingham Contemporary. This was an opportunity for everyone involved to look back at twelve months of workshops, events … Continue reading

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BBC visit

Today the BBC came to film our workshop and report on the Loudspeaker project. Geeta the journalist interviewed me and asked about my work and what it was all about. She also asked about my illness and if the project … Continue reading

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Whose Art is it anyway?

By Rachel Burnett, project participant and mentor. David Dyer self- taught Artist is observing life and making a statement. His work is temporary, transient graffiti collage, silent powerful art which speaks volumes about marginalised and alienated people in the community … Continue reading

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