knit the walls - past, present, future
Event, Free, Talks
Friday 26th November 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm
God's House Tower, Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2NY
Join us at ‘knit the walls – past, present, future’ for an evening of discussion, celebration and creativity as we celebrate our most recent exhibition ‘knit the walls’.
You can hear from artist and project founder sarah filmer as she discusses the project’s five year history, the positive impact the project has had on building community through creative practice and shares her highlights from ‘knit the walls’ over the years. sarah has also invited local residents and participants from the ‘knit the walls’ group will also share their stories of the city and experiences of the project whilst visitors are invited to take part in knitting activities and contribute to the ever-evolving knitted walls.
Guest speakers for the evening will be:
sarah filmer: artist, parent, feminist, educator, procrastinator, veterinary surgeon, trustee of @aspacearts – order changes daily.
Angela Chicken: Getting sacked from work after a life-changing pregnancy gave Angela Chicken the opportunity to experience life as a single parent on benefits. Her subsequent education on matters austerity-related – in particular isolation, low income, social housing and benefits prejudice – helped her find her voice as a writer.
Moly Mukherjee Gupta: Radio presenter, storyteller, traveler & dreamer.Love books, films, music, art, food & Turkish dramas.
Crystal Bloomfield: Artist, Feminist, Reader, Student, Empath, Optimist.
The Cafe & Bar will also be open serving refreshments and light bites throughout the evening.
Exhibition closing event takes place on Friday 26th November at GHT from 7pm – 9pm.
Book your free ticket here