In 1909, plans were drawn up for the first development of social housing in Portsmouth. These plans followed a wave of private housing initiatives in the nineteenth century lead by industrialists providing accommodation for their workers. Some of these heeded increasing scientific knowledge and understanding of the relationship between housing conditions and the health and…Read More
Residency at Portsmouth City Archives
I am delighted to have been selected as the Artist in Residence for Portsmouth City Council’s City of Stories, funded by Arts Council England. For the next three months I am working with the city archives and making work in response to my research.Read More
Meet Lauren Griffiths, the brains behind Shop Small, a curated pop-up that champions independent designer/makers. Lauren’s latest pop-up will take place this December and is the ideal place to find quality, one-off gifts with an ethical emphasis. I asked Lauren a few questions about the event and the ethos behind it. How would you describe…Read More
Threads is a participatory textile project lead by local artists Abi Wheeler and Carol Ann Eades. The work, commissioned by Ryde Arts in partnership with Ryde Library is being made at a time of transition in Ryde; against a backdrop of regeneration planning. As key stakeholders for the town debate it’s future, the work centralises…Read More
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