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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – at Victoria Park Butterfly House, Widnes

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – At Wigan Light Night

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – at Light Up Leeds

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Community Preview at The Studio, Widnes

More info about Voicing Silence here.

• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – notes from visitors about what “extinction” means to them

Voicing Silence – notes from visitors about what “extinction” means to them. More info about the work here.

• Dans mon Pays

Dans Mon Pays – Vidéo en ligne

Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the Covid . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – Fragments de poèmes créés en ligne avec la communauté française au Royaume-Uni

Ci-dessous, fragments de  poèmes créés en ligne avec la communauté française aux Royaume-Uni lors d’un atelier virtuel. “La barrière de . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Interview with Naema

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Studio Experiments • Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Constructing a shelter, at The Royal Standard studios

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Filming workshop at A Better Tomorrow

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Spirit Houses

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Extinct flowers making at the Daresbury Hotel

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Studio Experiments • Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Creating a shrine/shelter for holographic videos

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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Voicing Silence – Poetry workshop at Wat Phra Singh

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Poetry workshop at The Studio

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Poetry workshop with The Widnes Poets

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – poetry workshop at the Daresbury Hotel

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Dance workshop at the Daresbury Hotel

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Dance and Filming session at the Daresbury Hotel

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Dance and filming session at A Better Tomorrow

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – poetry workshop with A Better Tomorrow

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Growing Antlers

Growing Antlers – site sketches

Lou Chapelle has been commissioned by Heart of Glass to create a new piece of work for Knowsley Safari Park, . . .

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• Dans mon Pays

Dans mon Pays – Création de drapeaux en tissus

Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the . . .

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• Growing Antlers

Growing Antlers – Research, deers at Knowsley Safari Park

Lou Chapelle has been commissioned by Heart of Glass to create a new piece of work for Knowsley Safari Park, . . .

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• Growing Antlers

Growing Antlers – Research, deers and folklores

Lou Chapelle has been commissioned by Heart of Glass to create a new piece of work for Knowsley Safari Park, . . .

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• Growing Antlers

Growing Antlers – initial drawings

Lou Chapelle has been commissioned by Heart of Glass to create a new piece of work for Knowsley Safari Park, . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – RDV atelier virtuel Vendredi 30 Septembre 10h30 – 12h

Expatrié francophone en Grande Bretagne? Rejoignez-nous pour un RDV (en virtuel) pour partager nos ressentis et experiences en tant que . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – RDV atelier virtuel en soirée Jeudi 29 Septembre 20h-21h30

Expatrié francophone en Grande Bretagne? RDV atelier en soirée Jeudi 29 Septembre 20h-21h30. Rejoignez-nous pour un RDV (en virtuel) pour . . .

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• Dans mon Pays

Dans mon Pays – Célébration video et atelier musique à Garston Park

Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the Covid . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – dance workshop with Men Dancing at MDI

Voicing Silence is a holographic video created by artistic director Lou Chapelle, collaboratively with artists and Global Majority groups in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Poetry Workshop – at the Daresbury Hotel

Voicing Silence will be a holographic video projection, presented within a South-Asia inspired Spirit House, that responds to today’s global . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – opening night

  A huge thank you for everyone’s amazing work and inspiration. View the finished piece here.    

• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Lou Chapelle received Arts Council England funding from the Developing your Creative Practice program, to develop new ways to present . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Lou Chapelle received Arts Council England funding from the Developing your Creative Practice program, to develop new ways to present . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – watch video

Below is the video used in the holographic piece “If we were a forest’.  https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/715279897

• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Kashan rose water festival

https://www.saadatrent.com/english/article/rosewater-festival-in-kashan

• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Fritillaria

Iran: fritillaria imperialis TEHRAN – The fascinating crown imperial (fritillaria imperialis), precious part of Iran’s botanical richness, is being pushed . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Nacapule Jasmine

Some species of Jasmin are endangered, e.g Nacapule Jasmine: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136751312/137376139 The word jasmine derives from the Persian name “Yasmine”, which translates . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – extinct flowers

Viola cryana, the Cry violet, also known as Cry pansy, is an extinct plant species from the violet genus Viola which was . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – Atelier avec parents, profs et amis de La Petite Ecole de Liverpool

Proses Franglaises est un projet réalisé par La Petite Ecole de Liverpool avec directeur artistique Lou Chapelle, musicienne Carolyn St-Pé, . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Daresbury Hotel, flowers from home

          fritillaria imperialis https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/435186/Iran-s-precious-crown-imperial-on-the-brink-of-extinction similar species in UK: Fritillaria Mileagris, extinct in some countries https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:535213-1   . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Creative Team, a poem, a starting point

If I speak, Who is listening? What do they hear and what does it mean to them? Dance with me . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio Experiments – Arts Council DYCP

Lou Chapelle received Arts Council England funding from the Developing your Creative Practice program, to develop new ways to present . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – Themes du projet

Creations de poèmes sur l’usage de la double langue lorsque l’on vie à l’étranger. > Pourquoi êtes-vous parti(e) en Angleterre . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – St Helena Olive

The Saint Helena olive (Nesiota elliptica) is an extinct species of flowering plant. It is the only member of the . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – The Judean Date Palm

In 2005, a team of scientists sprouted a preserved 2,000-year-old seed, the oldest seed  germinated with human-assistance. Fruit of the date palm was . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – The Ghost Orchid

You look. It’s there. Then it’s not. Decades go by, and people are prowling the woods, eyes down, hunting for . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – exhibition

Below are photographs of the exhibition of ‘The Cosy Jumper’ in Church Square Shopping Centre St Helens, opening 21st March . . .

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• Proses Franglaises

Proses Franglaises – Nouveau projet avec les parents de La Petite Ecole de Liverpool

Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer un nouveau projet avec artiste Lou Chapelle et artiste/actrice/chanteuse Carolyn Saint-Pé. Merci au consulat francais . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – paper flowers and papier macher inspiration

https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/paper-flowers-the-global-ancient-roots-of-a-contemporary-maker-fixation https://www.biennial.com/events/tour-the-brendel-plant-models

• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – celebration party.

Below are photographs taken during a celebratory event at St Marie’s Church, Halton, to bring together all the people involved . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – collective collage

Below are photographs of a collective collage made from drawings and poetry, by residents of Heald Farm Court and Foundry Wharf. The . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – representation of biodiversity loss and care in folklores

Émile Bin (1825–1897), The Hamadryad (1870) Kodama, the tree spirit (Japanese culture) The Japanese have always known that some trees . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Protected: Producer and engagement officer for Voicing Silence – phase 2

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Watch final video

Below is an online version of a large scale holographic display, 7 x 4.5 x 4.5m wide, displayed in public . . .

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• Studio Experiments • The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Tesco Extra Widnes exhibition

The Bleach Packers video projections where presented at Runcorn Shopping City, Indoor Market Square, from 12th to 16th of January, then . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – Props

Below are photographs of props/ wearable knitted sculptures made by residents of Heald Farm Court and Foundry Wharf. The Cosy Jumper is a . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – Poem ‘In Memories of Memories’

Below is a poem or short meditation by Scott Farlow, created in response to conversations during workshops at Heald Farm Court and . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – Poem “Connected Memories”

Below is a poem edited by Scott Farlow, a rearrangement of the Collective Poem created in response to conversations during workshops . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – “A Collective Poem”

Below is a collective poem created with Scott Farlow in response to conversations during workshops at  Heald Farm Court and Foundry . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – Poem “The Messengers”

Below is a poem written by Scott Farlow in response to conversations during workshops at Heald Farm Court and Heald . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – video stills

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Runcorn Shopping City exhibition

The Bleach Packers video projections where presented at Runcorn Shopping City, Indoor Market Square, from 12th to 16th of January, . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – giving back their colour to the bleach packers.

The Bleach Packers video projections where presented at Runcorn Shopping City, Indoor Market Square, from 12th to 16th of January, . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Subtitled video now available

Thanks to ONCA, University of Leeds, Manchester Museum, and Laura Spark, Voicing Silence is now available with subtitles. More information . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Augmented Reality experience across Halton

Welcome to The Bleach Packers AR experience. Click on the map to help you find each location in the real . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – Poetry workshop

Below are photographs from a workshop with poet Scott Farlow and sound artist Laura Spark, with residents at Heald Farm Court and Foundry Whalf . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – performing with knitted sculptures

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – knitted sculptures designs

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – photo shoot with Cronton Dance students

Image taken during dance rehearsal with Cronton students and choreographer Sharon Graham. Lou Chapelle has been appointed by Halton Borough . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Dance rehearsal

Image taken during dance rehearsal with Cronton students and choreographer Sharon Graham. Lou Chapelle has been appointed by Halton Borough . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – sound studies

Below are playlists from a creative sound making workshop working with Cronton College Students and sound artist Wendy Smith. Thank . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – finger crochet workshop

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Wire Works

Through the Mesh – final video

Below is the final video that was created for Through the Mesh, working with Year 5 pupils at Bewsey Primary . . .

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• The Wire Works

Through the mesh – Final poem

Below is a poem created collectively with Year 5 children at Bewsey Lodge Primary School for Through the Mesh. A . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – portraits

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – recording session

Below are images taken during the recordings of the poem for the video soundtrack at the Studio, with GLOW and . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packer – Creating chemical sounds

Below are photographs from a creative sound making workshop working with Cronton College Students and sound artist Wendy Smith. Lou . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – design session making a ‘nature’ character

Below are photographs taken during a session with Fashion students from Cronton College, working with Lou Chapelle and artist and . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – design session making a ‘chemical’ character

Below are photographs taken during a session with Fashion students from Cronton College, working with Lou Chapelle and artist and . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – drawings of connection

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Wire Works

Through the Mesh – exhibition and school visits

Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, ‘Through the Mesh’ is part of the wider project ‘The Wire Works’ is . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – video and costume test session

Below are photographs taken during a session with Fashion students from Cronton College, working with Lou Chapelle and artist and . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – costume design session

Below are photographs taken during a session with Fashion students from Cronton College, working with Lou Chapelle and artist and . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – voice recording

Image: recording poem for the sound track with members of the youth Choir at The Studio, with Louise Fazackerley and . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – First workshop at Foundry Whalf

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – inspiration

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper – join us!

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper

The Cosy Jumper is a project exploring human feelings of connections and togetherness, through knitting, poetry, sound, and movement. Lou Chapelle will hold a . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – final poem for soundtrack

Below is a poem which was created with GLOW at The Studio, with collaborating Louise Fazarckerley. Thanks to Alex, Alistair, . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Halton duality (inspiration from history books)

Below are some of the themes/ ideas that might be included in the poem/ soundtrack for The Bleach Packers video . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – a poem (Behind every mask)

Below is a poem written by a young person from GLOW, with collaborating artist Louise Fazackerley. Lou Chapelle has been appointed . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – a poem (As brown paper crumples)

Below is a poem written by a young person from GLOW, with collaborating artist Louise Fazackerley. Lou Chapelle has been appointed . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – a poem (How could they breathe?)

Below is a poem written by a young person from GLOW, with collaborating artist Louise Fazackerley. Lou Chapelle has been appointed . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – a poem (Lung filled with gas)

Below is a poem written by a young person from GLOW, with collaborating artist Louise Fazackerley Lou Chapelle has been appointed . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – costumes mood-board

Below are images of paper costumes, for inspiration for the Bleach Packers. Costumes will be a mixture of paper and . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – poetry workshop

Below are images from a poetry workshop, with guest artist Louise Fazackerley, focusing on the emblematic Bleach Packers. Poems created . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – young people’s vision of the industry

Below are images of Halton’ industrial heritage, as the young people see it, drawn at the start of the project. . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – natural and rural landscapes

Below are images of Halton, from past and present. Laurence Payot has been appointed by Halton Borough Council to create . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – industrial landscapes

Below are images of Halton, at the peak of the chemical industry. Laurence Payot has been appointed by Halton Borough . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Fools’ Gold

Below are images of Pyrite, or iron sulfide (FeS2), a mineral that played a crucial part in Halton chemical factories . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers and other trades – photographs from then.

Below are images of Bleach Packers  and related trades. Laurence Payot has been appointed by Halton Borough Council to create . . .

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• The Wire Works

Through the mesh – dancing for video

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

Through the mesh – still portraits from video

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest.

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – video portraits

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – Landscapes

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – portraits

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – hands

Laurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – call for collaborating creative practitioners

Are you interested in working on a new project exploring Halton’s industrial heritage, working with artist Laurence Payot and young . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – call out for young people in Halton

Are you 15-19 years old? We’d like to invite you to be part of a creative project, “The Bleach Packers” . . .

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• The Bleach Packers

The Bleach Packers – Intro

Lou Chapelle has been appointed by Halton Borough Council to create an ambitious artwork inspired by Halton chemical industry, and working . . .

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• If we were a forest

If we were a forest – drawing in the woods

aurence Payot is working with Edge Hill University on a new video project, as part of this wider project, with . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – newspaper launch

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• Dans mon Pays

Dans Mon Pays – Interviews

. Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – performing and video recording with Bewsey Lodge

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – strands of connections activity

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – strands of connection with Bewsey Lodge Primary

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Bewsey Lodge Primary session, poems

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – newspaper

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – Unveiling ceremony

Images below: 1/ Charlotte (a young girl from Blackpool and model for the statue), reading a poem with her mum . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – painting stage

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – applying patina

Below: Images of Laurence Payot applying patina on Call of the Sea. Photo Credit Cintia Prieto (Castle Fine Arts Foundry).

• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Movement session at Heald Farm Court with Stacey Atkinson

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Drawing session at Heald Farm Court

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Poetry session at Heald Farm Court with Scott Farlow

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Animated drawings session 3 at Heald Farm Court

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – bronze stage

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Studio Experiments

Studio experiments – Arts Council England DYCP

Laurence Payot has received a “Developing your Creative Practice‘ Grant from Arts Council to develop interactive and social video systems . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Bewsey Lodge Primary session – poems

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Bewsey Lodge session – experiments with projections

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Bewsey Logde design session

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Patterns for wire mesh or perforated metal – for a safe box

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Dividing and filtering feelings and things…

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Imagining a new wire factory

Laurence Payot is working with Bewsey Lodge Primary School to create a video inspired by the wire heritage of Warrington. . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – animated drawings, session 2

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Stop motion under a tent

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – animated drawings session 1

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – a poem by Scott Farlow

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – How do you reconnect with yourself?

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Draw a portrait of someone important

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – List the physical places/objects that help you connect with others.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Remember a time when you danced.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Map out your human connections.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Draw a hug.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Represent friendship.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Draw an eye.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Activity – Draw your family tree.

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – home packs

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good – Poems, with Scott Farlow

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – Wax stage (before bronze casting and patina/painting)

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good, face-to-face with U3A

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• You make me feel good.

You make me feel good

Laurence Payot is currently working with Heart of Glass on a new project ‘You make me feel good.‘, commissioned as . . .

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• Dans mon Pays

Dans Mon Pays – Creations de Drapeaux

  Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the . . .

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• Dans mon Pays

Dans Mon Pays – Atelier Percussions Congolaises en virtuel

  Dans mon Pays is a project created with La Petite Ecole de Liverpool, and funded by the French Consulat. Over the . . .

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• General news

Studio day – playing with Angels’ videos

Studio day – playing with Angels‘ videos.

• Dans mon Pays

Dans Mon Pays – projet pendant Covid!

La Petite Ecole de Liverpool a reçu une bourse du consulat Français afin de pouvoir continuer ses activités pendant le . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – 3D printing (foam)

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Online Publication

facing Extinction is an online publication (https://facingextinction.corridor8.co.uk) that aim to creatively engage with The Sixth Mass Extinction Event, a topic . . .

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• Angels

Angels, Newspaper

Angels celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people: from childhood lullabies remembered from another country, to the things that make them happy in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing silence – Corridor 8 publication

facing Extinction is a limited edition book and online publication (coming soon) that aim to creatively engage with The Sixth . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – first step – 3D scanning

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – designing the statue

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – meet Charlotte

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – local sea life

  Images of local shells and sea life: 1. Common cockle. Images. (Fan-shaped shell with radiating ribs up to 5cm across. Widely . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Behind the scenes with composer Jon Hughes

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – behind the scene with artist/animator Laura Spark

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – sound fragments, with Jon Hughes

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – sound fragments, with Jon Hughes

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Dance recording session with choreographer Stacey Atkinson

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Drawings

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Movement workshop with adults

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Sound workshop with families – Tuesday 7 July

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – a collective poem

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Sound workshop with families – Monday 6 July

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Movement workshop with families

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Botanical animations with Welcome to English

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Botanical animations with Manchester City of Sanctuary

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Botanical animations, Thursday 25 June

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Fabric dye visual poems by Clare Jefferson

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – A collective poem

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Botanical animations with families, Tuesday 23 June

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Botanical animations with families, Monday 22 June

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Poems created with Manchester City of Sanctuary (Friday 19 June)

Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we are experiencing today. It . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – poems created with Welcome to English group (Friday 19 June)

Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we are experiencing today. It . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – poems (Thursday 18 June)

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we are experiencing today. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Animation workshop – Botanical illustrations

Thanks to all of you who have signed up to our drawing/animation workshops. Laura Spark has collected a series of . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – Everyday sounds

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – family poems (Tuesday 16 June)

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we are experiencing today. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – family poems (Monday 15 June)

Voicing Silence is an artistic response aiming to understand how the public feels about the 6th global mass extinction we are experiencing today. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Extinction – 5 words

Please share 5 words to describe what extinction means to you. #voicingsilence  

• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Poem by Scott Farlow- Aukward Silence

Aukward Silence In silencing nature, We are silencing ourselves. There are now few, where there were once many. Homogeneity is . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – Imagining the future

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Selected poems about Extinction

Below are poetic points of reference selected by Scott Farlow as inspiration and conversation openers  for the Voicing Silence Creative . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Creative Writing Workshop

The first Voicing Silence workshops will take place next week, there are still a few places left to register, please . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – Hopes and Dreams

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterfly in the Chaos – online workshops – Alive still lives

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – online design session with Young Leaders

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Participants Information Sheet

VOICING SILENCE Participants information sheet dated 8.02.20 This event is part of the Thinking Through Extinction project, a partnership between the . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Participants call out

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS Take part in free online workshops exploring the 6th mass extinction and current biodiversity losses. Creative Writing – . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Voicing Silence – Corridor8 writer residency

Corridor8, in partnership with the University of Leeds and Manchester Museum, invites proposals for an online writing residency for the . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Buterflies in the Chaos – call for 14-18 years old to create a collaborative video piece

https://www.theatkinson.co.uk/events/festival-hope-butterflies-chaos/ Would you like to learn about film-making and take part in workshops lead by young people? We are looking . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterflies in the Chaos – Young people’s Chaos and Butterflies

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Butterfly in the Chaos – design session – planning young people’s workshops – with young people

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Angels

Angels – online trailer

Angels celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people: from childhood lullabies remembered from another country, to the things that make them happy in . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Thinking Through Extinction – behind the scenes at Manchester Museum – with Rachel Petts

Laurence Payot has been appointed as artist in residence for Thinking Through Extinction, a project that explores how the current . . .

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• Butterflies in the Chaos

Hope Streets – Online consultation workshop

Hope Streets is a five year project creating a strategic partnership between heritage and youth sectors in the North West. . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Thinking Through Extinction and Covid 19

The coronavirus pandemic presents difficulties for the ‘Thinking Through Extinction’ project. It also raises profound questions about human and nonhuman . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Wire Dance – Creative movement activity

Wireworks is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. Artist Laurence Payot is creating a . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Woven feelings – Poetry activity

DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY PDF Wireworks is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. Artist Laurence Payot . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Woven feelings – Drawing activity

DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY PDF Wireworks is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. Artist Laurence Payot . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Strands of connection – Poetry activity

DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY PDF Wireworks is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. Artist Laurence Payot . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – Strands of connection – Drawing activity

DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY PDF Wireworks is a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. Artist Laurence Payot . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – behind the scenes in the Warrington Museum Archives – People

This visit was part of Wire Works, a National Lottery Heritage Fund project that celebrates the Wire Industry of Warrington. . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – behind the scenes at Croft Filters.

Croft Filters is a thriving wire business in Warrington. This visit was part of The Wire Works, a National Lottery Heritage Fund . . .

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• The Wire Works

The Wire Works – new arts and heritage project in Warrington

Laurence Payot, along with production company Ludovico, and artist Christine Wilcox Baker, have been invited to shape a new project, . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Thinking Through Extinction – artist in residence – behind the scenes at Manchester Museum – with Lindsey Loughtman

Laurence Payot has been appointed as artist in residence for Thinking Through Extinction, a project that explores how the current . . .

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• Voicing Silence

Thinking Through Extinction – Artist in residence

Laurence Payot has been appointed as artist in residence on a project that explores how the current global mass extinction . . .

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• Angels

Angels – Portsmouth Journey International Festival day 2

Angels from Laurence Payot on Vimeo.

• Angels

Angels – Documentary

• Angels

Angels – Feelings from home, created with young people at Grow Festival in Corby

A version of Angels, commissioned by Corby Grow Festival, and working with young people and Writing East Midlands, will be . . .

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• General news

Looking for an Art Producer / Co-Ordinator

Art producer / co-ordinator to work with artist Lou Chapelle 1 to 2 days a week Rate to be discussed . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – GET IN TOUCH

As part of Blackpool town centre regeneration, artist Laurence Payot will work with local schools and residents to design a . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – drawings of sea heroes at Blackpool Gateway Academy

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Call of the Sea – drawings of sea heroes at Blackpool Gateway Academy

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new public statue in Blackpool, as part of Blackpool’s Quality Corridor Programme. . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – design sent by Blackpool and the Flyde student

Design by Golda Marcella, fashion student at the Blackpool and the Flyde Academy: “My aim with this illustration is to demonstrate . . .

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• Angels

Angels – Portsmouth Journey International Festival day 1

Angels from Laurence Payot on Vimeo.

• Angels

Angels – Coffee Shop conversation

Laurence Payot chats about the process of creating her project Angels and the universal nature of hope and courage. The . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Silk Is The Soul – 360 at Treacle Market

Silk is the soul is a 360 video exploring the silk heritage of Macclesfield with a new perspective. Derelict mills . . .

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• Angels

Angels – coming soon at Portsmouth Journeys Festival

TIMES AND LOCATION Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October check https://www.journeysfestival.com/angelsports for location   Angels celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced . . .

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• Angels

Angels – coming soon at Manchester Journeys Festival

TIMES AND LOCATION Friday 11 and Saturday 12 October 6.45pm STARTS IN PICCADILLY GARDEN https://www.journeysfestival.com/angelsmcr Angels celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people – from . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – a poem by Scott Farlow

Our mermaid. A messenger. Of hope. From Atlantis near and far Beneath the sea. Sunken village, sunken forest, and ports . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – Previous statue by artist Laurence Payot

More information here: http://www.laurencepayot.com/work/i-thought-it-was-real/

• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Filming session 3

The Space Between Me is a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between me – Filming session 2

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between me – Painting costumes

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Sound recording – with film-maker Tim Brunsden

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Filming session 1

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Poem – A never-ending dance of Unknown stars and moons – created with artist/poet Scott Farlow

    Consider this… We are all galaxies made of stardust. Together we are galaxies within bigger galaxies. Stardust is . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Feeling the Universe around us – Drawing session

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Talking about Start dust – with artist/ poet Scott Farlow

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Atkinson, . . .

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• The Space Between Me

The Space Between Me – Exploring Orbits – with choreographer Stacey Goodall

The Space Between us a commission for the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, a collaboration between Laurence Payot, choreographer Stacey Goodall, . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – Inspiration

Selkies (Ireland): In Scottish mythology, selkies (also spelled silkies, sylkies, selchies) or selkie folk (Scots: selkie fowk) meaning “seal folk” . . .

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• Angels

Angels Video

• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – Designing a statue with the Beach Patrol Team

Staff and volunteers from the Blackpool Beach Patrol Team were invited to take part in a creative consultation session with . . .

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• Call of the Sea

Fashion Students from Blackpool and the Flyde College were invited to create a first version for ‘The Making of a . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – Consultation with Fashion Students at Blackpool and the Flyde

Fashion Students from Blackpool and the Flyde College were invited to create a first version for ‘The Making of a . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a Contemporary Mermaid – walk on the beach

Images of local shells and sea life: Common cockle (Fan-shaped shell with radiating ribs up to 5cm across. Widely distributed . . .

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• Call of the Sea

The Making of a new Mermaid – New permanent Commission announced

Laurence Payot has been selected to create a permanent piece of public art along the Blackpool Promenade. The commission is . . .

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• Angels

Angels at Timber Festival

https://timberfestival.org.uk/as-the-crow-flies/angels-laurence-payot-parang-kherzi/ Angels celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people: from childhood lullabies remembered from another country, to the things that make them happy . . .

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• Angels

Angels – Migration Matters Festival Day 1

         

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the Soul – VR intervention test videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG0K0BdYsw8&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvomKhJcXxg&feature=youtu.be  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOkzorPhhZg&feature=youtu.be    

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the Soul – creative writing with Broken Cross Primary

  Creating words for a soundtrack for a 360 video… coming soon at the Silk Museum….        

• Angels

Angels – second design session with Liverpool Women Connect

                     

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – 360 video – Treasures at the Silk Museum

360 video of the private pattern books room at the Silk Museum, with Young Ambassador Chloe. (temporary password Silk)

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – Finding treasures in Macclesfield – Crompton Mill

The search for the lost mills of Macclesfield (to be used for 360 performance and filming locations)    

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – Finding treasures in Macclesfield – Venture House Mill

The search for the lost mills of Macclesfield (to be used for 360 performance and filming locations)      

• Angels

Angels – design session with Liverpool Women Connect

If I had an angel, what would he/she have told me when I needed it the most?       . . .

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• Angels

Angels – second design session with City of Sanctuary, Manchester

Words of advise for someone who needs it.    

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – Finding treasures in Macclesfield – Mills by the river

The search for the lost mills of Macclesfield (to be used for 360 performance and filming locations)       . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – Experiments with VR

360 filming in silk heritage sites (John Ryle’s House, used to be attached to a huge Mill owned by John . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the Soul – Finding treasures in Macclesfield – Albion Mill

The search for the lost Mills of Macclesfield (to be used for 360 performance and filming locations)        

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – 360 video – hidden treasures at the silk Museum

360 video of the working loom at Paradise Mill, captured during a VR workshop. (temporary password Laurence)  

• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the soul – Young people in discussion with Silk Experts – behind the scenes

Behind the scenes at the Silk Museum library. Video coming soon.      

• Living Sculpture

Living Sculpture (Virtual) at Saint-Ex Culture Numerique

Living Sculpture (Virtual) will be exhibited at Saint-Ex Culture Numerique from 16th March until 20th May. More information.

• Angels

Angels awarded Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant

ABOUT Angels is a collaborative artwork by Laurence Payot that celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people. From sweet . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the Soul awarded Heritage Lottery Fund

Silk is the Soul, a project initially developed by Laurence Payot as part of a R&D with Macclesfield Barnaby festival . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue at Manchester Science and Industry Museum

Breathing Blue will be presented at the Manchester Science and Industry Museum as part of Culture : Cure, more information . . .

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• Angels

Angels

Laurence Payot and Art Reach and currently developing a new project that will send positive messages about Refugees and Asylum Seekers, . . .

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• General news

Living Sculpture (Virtual) presented as part of Light Up The North conference

Living Sculpture (Virtual) will be part of https://www.lightupthenorth.com/conference/

• People Pavilion

Video of People Pavilion by Emma Bowen

Together with local choirs from across Glasgow and choir leaders Cath Campbell and Harry Campbell, artist duo Ailie Rutherford and . . .

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• People Pavilion

Photographs of People Pavilion by Angela Catlin

Together with local choirs from across Glasgow and choir leaders Cath Campbell and Harry Campbell, artist duo Ailie Rutherford and . . .

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• General news

Collaboration with Particle Physicists at the University of Liverpool

  Laurence Payot is undertaking Research and Development with the University of Liverpool to design a series of artworks to . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Festival 2018, Glasgow European Championships

Together with local choirs from across Glasgow and choir leaders Cath Campbell and Harry Campbell, artist duo Ailie Rutherford and . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue at Whitworth Gallery

Breathing Blue will be presented at the Whitworth gallery as part of ‘Celebrating You In Research’, an event to celebrate . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue, at the Forum for Clean Air Day

Breathing Blue will be presented at the Forum Centre in Wythenshave for Clean Air Day on Thursday 21 June, 10:30 . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue at Manchester University Community Festival

Breathing Blue is a new artwork created by artist Laurence Payot with patients and researchers and in partnership with the Public Programmes Team and . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Laurence Payot – in the studio

Laurence Payot prepping Breathing Blue for Whitworth gallery on 5th July, Manchester University Community Festival on 16 June, and Clean Air Day at . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Living Sculpture experiments at Artscool, with Axis Arts Centre

Laurence Payot will develop a new series of Living Sculptures with primary school pupils as part of Artscool. Artscool 2018 . . .

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• People Pavilion

Take part in People Pavilion at Festival 2018, Glasgow, with the Strength in Unity choir

  We’d like to invite you to join us during Festival 2018 this summer for Strength in Unity.  We are bringing together . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue, interview with project manager Cassie Wilson

What are you creating? I am creating an interactive artwork which will engage people with personal and collective stories about . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue – Public engagement

Laurence Payot is working with patients and researchers in partnership with the Public Programmes Team, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, to . . .

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• Breathing Blue

Breathing Blue – Community session in Wythenshave library

Laurence Payot is working with patients and researchers in partnership with the Public Programmes Team, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, to . . .

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• Breathing Blue

New commission exploring breathlessness

Laurence Payot is working with patients and researchers in partnership with the Public Programmes Team, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, to . . .

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• General news

Article in After Nyne

Read article here http://www.afternynemagazine.com/digital-native-frequency-festival-2017/

• General news

Proposal for interactive motion tracking work

Laurence Payot is currently developing a new work in collaboration with artist/coder Ashley James Brown, carrying on her investigations of . . .

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• General news

White Solstice

White Solstice was a magical event, 400 people attended. Photographs and information here, video coming soon.

• General news

Commission with National Trust and Sefton Libraries

To mark the Winter Solstice, Formby Library in partnership with National Trust have commissioned artist Laurence Payot to create a . . .

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• Living Sculpture • Press

Sky News Swipe – Living Sculpture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVJEaodwA6c&list=PLG8IrydigQfckEQNNdxoPiQ0GtAJLP5_5&index=1

• Living Sculpture • Press

Living Sculpture (Virtual), reviewed by Corridor 8 – at Frequency Festival, Lincoln

Living Sculpture (Virtual) reviewed by Corridor 8 – at Frequency Festival, Lincoln Read article: http://corridor8.co.uk/article/review-frequency-festival-2017/

• Silk is the Soul

Tales from Hangzhou and the place underneath the Heavens.

Notes from a travel to HangZhou with Macclesfield Historian Dorothy Bentley Smith. Part of an R&D program with Barnaby Macclesfield . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Residency at HangZhou Normal University and A-n Travel Bursary

Laurence Payot has been invited to visit Hangzhou Normal University (Hangzhou, China). The project is part of a Resrecah and . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Port Eliot Festival

People Pavilion was re-comissionned for Port Eliot Festival. Artist Laurence Payot and Ailie Rutherford invited Pulse, a local group of . . .

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• Living Sculpture • Press

Article in The Double Negative

Read article here: http://www.thedoublenegative.co.uk/2017/07/the-alchemy-between-us-how-artists-really-feel-about-engagement/

• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Poem by Scott Farlow – Bracknell Dusk Walkers

This is the full version of a poem created by Scott Farlow with Laurence Payot, inspired by Bracknell Dusk Walkers . . .

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• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture

Digifest at Warwick Arts Centre

Living Sculpture (Virtual) will be presented as part of Digest at Warwick Arts Centre Saturday 17 June, 10-4pm. https://www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/whats-on/2017/living-sculpture/  

• Silk is the Soul

Silk Is the Soul, workshop video

Video created during a workshop in Macclesfield exploring silk. Part of a Research and Development program with Macclesfield Barnaby Festival.

• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture

Living Sculpture (Virtual) at York Art Gallery

Living Sculpture (virtual) York Art gallery 10 March to 23 April In the Project space gallery – free entry Running . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Collaborative Practice workshop

Sunday 26 March, 1-4pm at The Royal Standard From viewers to participants to collaborators, how do people inform and become part of . . .

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• Living Sculpture

About Symbiosis

WHAT IS SYMBIOSIS? Symbiosis is a Greek word meaning “living together” and in biology describes an intimate association between two . . .

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• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture • Press

Living Sculpture at Crewe Station – with SHIFT

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39244189  

• Silk is the Soul

Print making at the Print Mill

SILK IS THE SOUL Take part, Friday 10 February, 10 am – 3 pm, Print Mill,  78 Mill Street, Macclesfield, . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Silk is the Soul – Take part

Laurence is currently undertaking a Research and Development period in Macclesfield with the Barnaby Festival to develop some work for . . .

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• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture

The Alchemy Between Us – Presentation of work and open discussions at Tate Liverpool

‘The Alchemy Between Us’ Tate Exchange, at Tate Liverpool (1st floor gallery) Sunday 11 December till Saturday 17 December ‘The . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Open Discussion at Tate Liverpool – “What happens in the process of creation-reception?”

‘The Alchemy Between Us’ Tate Exchange, at Tate Liverpool (1st floor gallery) Thursday 15 December, 12.30 till 2.30 pm ‘The . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Open Discussion at Tate Liverpool – “Art as Symbiosis”

‘The Alchemy Between Us’ Tate Exchange, at Tate Liverpool (1st floor gallery) Wednesday 14 December, 12.30 till 2.30pm ‘The Alchemy . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Open Discussion at Tate Liverpool – “Why do artworks need people?”

‘The Alchemy Between Us’ Tate Exchange, at Tate Liverpool (1st floor gallery) Tuesday 13 December, 12.30 till 2.30pm ‘The Alchemy . . .

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• General news

The Dawn Chorus (part 1 – Planting the seeds)

The Dawn Chorus will be an artistic engagement based at THE CHAPEL (aka The chapel Gallery, recently taken over by . . .

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• People Pavilion

Come and Dance with us

Artists Laurence Payot and Ailie Rutherford are creating a moving, dancing artwork for this years’ Electric Fields Festival. We’d like . . .

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• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Exhibition of Photographs from Bracknell Dusk Walks

Selected photographs and poems from the Bracknell Dusk Walks will be exhibited in Princess Square Shopping Centre, Bracknell, 10-2pm until . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Collages for Virtual Symbiosis

Laurence Payot is creating a series of collages made from found imagery of drapery in classical paintings and hands from . . .

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• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Bracknell Dusk Walk in Swinley Forest and Ceasar’s Camp

On Sunday 20th March (Vernal Equinox), the 3rd Bracknell Dusk Walk took place in Swinley Forest, leading the group all . . .

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• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Bracknell Dusk Walk in Lily Hill Park and Clinton’s Hill

On Wednesday 9th March (New Moon), the 2nd Bracknell Dusk Walk took place in Lily Hill Park and Clinton’s Hill . . .

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• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Bracknell Dusk Walk in Bill Hill

On Monday 1st March (First Day of Spring), the 1st Bracknell Dusk Walk took place in Swinley Forest, leading the . . .

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• Bracknell Dusk Walkers

Bracknell Dusk Walks

As part of her residency with Bracknell Regeneration Partnership, Laurence Payot is organising a series of dusk walks with local . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Virtual Symbiosis – Design Session at the University of York

Laurence Payot has been awarded an artist in residence at the University of York with C2D2 (Wellcome Trust funded) to . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Artist Talk – on Art/science collaboration and a new commission with the University of York

Virtual Symbiosis, Artist talk Thursday 19 November, 1.30 till 2.30pm at the University of York (CSE/082, Heslington East Campus) Artist . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Master Class at Manchester Metropolitan University

Over 2 days, Laurence Payot will experiment with Fine Art Students at Manchester Metropolitan University to explore ideas of ephemeral . . .

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• Silk is the Soul

Proposal for Silk is the Soul

“Silk is still very much the soul of the town.” (Macclesfield, UK) Silk is the Soul is a concept by . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Light Up Festival

Image: People Pavilion – workshop session with Chinese community in preparation for Light Up Lancaster   People Pavilion at Light . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Lancashire Encounters

A new commission of People Pavilion, project in collaboration with Ailie Rutherford, for Lancaster Arts and Lancashire Encounters.  

• Living Sculpture

Video of Symbiosis Talk

Laurence Payot discusses her collaboration on Living Scultures with Evolutionary Scientists Michael Brookhurst and Ewan Minter. Recorded for the Bluecoat . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Talk: Symbiosis – Art and Science

Laurence Payot and scientist Ewan Minter discuss Payot’s research into symbiosis which informed her interactive sculptures that feature in RESOURCE. . . .

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• Press

Review in Corridor 8

Article on Corridor 8, read here

• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture

Images from RESOURCE, group show at the Bluecoat

Images of Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Scuptures (Gloves, Sticks, and Mirrors) presented as part of RESOURCE, group show at the . . .

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• Exhibitions • Living Sculpture

Living Sculptures at the Bluecoat

3 Living Sculptures are currently on show at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, as part of RESOURCE, open until 27th September.

• Living Sculpture

Second session of Live Sketching of ‘Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Sculptures’ with Blue Room at the Bluecoat

As part of her ongoing research on Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Sculptures, Laurence Payot is creating a series  of live . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Live Sketching of ‘Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Sculptures’ with Blue Room and Out of the Blue at the Bluecoat

As part of her ongoing research on Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Sculptures, Laurence Payot is creating a series  of . . .

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• Exhibitions • General news • Living Sculpture

Exhibition at York City Screen

Symbiosis: Social Experiments with Living Sculptures Exhibition of selected prints at York City Screen Picture House 27 March- 7 April . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming • Exhibitions

Wind Charming – Bam Bam Bam @ The Royal Standard

Wind Charming was presented as part the exhibition Bam Bam Bam at The Royal Standard.  

• Living Sculpture

TATE Liverpool Parade of Living Sculptures in Liverpool ONE

On Saturday 19 July, a series of Living Sculptures took form in the streets of Liverpool, carried by Tate Collective . . .

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• General news

Live Collision Video Release

Let Us Be Great What are today’s symbols of Dublin’s collective (un)consciousness? What connects us together, what makes us feel . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Warrington Arts Festival

A new version of People Pavilion will appear on the streets of Warrington as part of Warrington Arts Festival  on 18th . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

Video of Wind Charming 2014

Thank you to everyone who made this magical moment happen.

• Dunstable Wind Charming • Press

Huffington Post : Wind Charming – Folklore for Today

Read article in full. The United Kingdom abounds with folklore and traditions often dating back centuries. We roll cheeses down hills, . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

This week-end: Wind Charming Initiation Days

Reveal the wind charmer in you Dunstable Wind Charming Initiation days – booking now open – limited places (over 16 . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming • Press

Come and reveal your inner Wind Charmer on the Downs

Read article on Dunstable Gazette website

• Living Sculpture

Tate Liverpool Parade call out

See post on Tate’s website. Tate Collective Liverpool invites you and groups to be part of the Blueprint Parade of . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion at Common Wealth Games

  A new version of People Pavilion will take form during the Common Wealth Games. Govanhill Voices will shape People . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

Call to all Dunstable Wind Charmers

Call to all Dunstable Wind Charmers The Wind Charming folklore is back this year. Be a part of it. Preparations . . .

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• People Pavilion

People Pavilion – A human mobile architecture – with Ailie Rutherford and Streetland Festival

Enter or become a moving architecture on the streets of Govanhill
. People Pavilion is a new performance created by artists . . .

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• People Pavilion

Create a People Pavilion

Come and join artists Laurence Payot and Ailie Rutherford at the Govanhill Bath to create a People Pavilion, and experiment . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Living Sculpture – Live Sketches in Space – With Tate Collective for Blueprint Parade

Laurence Payot is currently working with Tate Collective and groups of young people around Merseyside to create a Living Sculpture . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Take part in Symbiogenesis, a Sci-Art project realised in collaboration with Michael Brockhurst.

Get an unusual and beautiful group portrait with your friends or family. Completely Free. York, 17-18 May.   Become part of a science-art . . .

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• 1 In A Million You • Press

Curator Omar Kholeif talks to Laurence Payot about her work One in a Million You currently on display at FACT

Science Fiction: New Death curator, and recently appointed Whitechapel curator Omar Kholeif talks to Laurence Payot about her work One in a . . .

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• Exhibitions

New Commission for Live Collision, Dublin

Laurence Payot will be creating one of her first Living Sculpture experiment as part of Live Collision 2014. Using the . . .

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• 1 In A Million You • Exhibitions

Tribe Revealed at FACT, Science Fiction: New Death

1 In A Million you is part of FACT exhibition Science Fiction: New Death – until 22 june 2014

• Dunstable Wind Charming • Exhibitions

We Are Now – film screening

Short film screening Saturday 8th March  Priory House Visitor Centre, Dunstable Premiere screening at 1pm Repeat screenings every 15 minutes . . .

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• People Pavilion

New Collaboration with Ailie Rutherford

Laurence Payot and Ailie Rutherford are joining forces to create a new body of work, People Pavilion, to create a . . .

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• General news • Living Sculpture

Research and Development Award for Living Sculpture

Laurence Payot has been awarded a Research and development Award for All by Arts Council England, to develop her new . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Art-Science partnership – Can Symbiotic relationships in nature be used as a model for creating participatory sculptures?

Laurence Payot is working with Scientists Micheal Brockhurst from the University of York, and Duncan Cameron from the University of Sheffield to . . .

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• Living Sculpture

Living Sculpture Experiments at Crear Creative Retreat: Developing Practice in Participatory Settings

Laurence Payot took part in Crear Creative Retreat, developing her concept for Living Sculpture with the invited artists and curators. . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – personal invite

Personal invites for We Are Now made by local residents. With Artist Scott Farlow. See all images from this session.

• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – Creating costumes

Creating costumes for We Are Now, during Party in the Park festival in Dunstable See all images from this session.

• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – Masks

Mask making with local children of Dunstable for We Are Now. with artists Claire London. See all images from this . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – These ladies know it all.

Experimenting with materials for We Are Now with some nice ladies of Dunstable. See all images from this session.

• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – How they see the wind

Residents drawing the wind for We Are Now, with artist Scott Farlow. See all images from this session.

• General news • Press

Liverpool Art Prize – Shortlisted

Local artists Kevin Hunt, Tabitha Moses, Julieann O’Malley and Laurence Payot have been revealed as the shortlist for the 2013 . . .

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• Dunstable Wind Charming

We Are Now – Stories

Collecting local stories about the wind for We Are Now. With artist Michelle Thomas. See all images from this session.

• Exhibitions • General news

The Quest with Nathan Jones

In 2012, Laurence has been collaborating with contemporary writer and performer Nathan Jones and Mercy. The resulting work, The Quest, took . . .

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• General news • Press

Biennial 2012: Laurence Payot and Dora Garcia in conversation

We filmed Spanish artist Dora Garcia talking to French (Liverpool based) artist Laurence Payot about the ups and downs of . . .

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• Exhibitions • General news

Liverpool Biennial Commission for Public Program

For the Liverpool Biennial 2012, Laurence Payot has developed 2 of her Together Sculptures, engaging with members of the public . . .

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• General news

Residency with In Certain Places

During summer 2012, artist Laurence Payot undertook a series of activities, which explored how people use and inhabit Preston’s Market . . .

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• General news

Springcamp Residency – Ghent

In Time Of Crisis, Artists Take A Stand : http://www.timelab.org/en/project/springcamp-2012 As part of her residency, Laurence explored how to communicate emotions . . .

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• Exhibitions

Drawings on Auction at Pompidou Centre-Metz

As part of  The Great Public Sale of Brilliant but Unrealised Ideas, Laurence will be selling 3 drawings from her . . .

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• Exhibitions

Moving Sculpture in The Public Realm – CAAPO commission

Laurence Payot has worked in Cardiff with CAAPO to create a small intervention. More info and video: http://www.creativeassault.org/LAURENCE-PAYOT

• General news

The Dawn Chorus (Planting the Seeds)

The Dawn Chorus is an artistic engagement project based at The Chapel Ormskirk Arts House (aka The chapel Gallery) aiming . . .

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• General news

Conference at Pompidou Centre-Metz

Laurence Payot will be speaking at a conference at Pompidou-Centre: Table Ronde, Traversees Urbaines. As part of Imaginez Maintenant: http://www.centrepompidou-metz.fr/en/node/22112

• Exhibitions

Intervention at Tate Modern for No Soul For Sale

Laurence Payot, with The Royal Standard has been invited to take part in No Soul For Sale at Tate Modern, . . .

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• Exhibitions • General news

New commission for Pompidou Centre-Metz

Laurence Payot has been commissioned to create a new piece of work for Imaginez Maintenant at the Pompidou Centre-Metz. A . . .

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• General news

Curated exhibition for Global Studio

Laurence Payot was invited to curate part of an exhibition at The Bluecoat for Global Studios. Her investigations into documentation . . .

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