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Shooting from the HIP – Hull International Photography Festival

It appears many are still unaware that Hull International Photography Festival, is taking place right now in the city, despite it being picked up by major arts and culture publications this week, including The GuardianContinue reading

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Freedom Festival A Window On To Hull2017

I began, like many others, inside KAG at the members show enjoying the art on the walls in the familiar surroundings. I made a beeline for KAG because I felt sure there would be people there who I knew. I also hoped there’d be a welcoming glass of vino – which there was. Continue reading

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Illustrators Nobody Knows

I remember a couple of illustrations from childhood: firstly the spikey characters of Quentin Blake that peopled Dahl’s wonderful stories. My parents would pass each other the Doonesbury strip and I would peer at the strange figures, wondering what the hell was so funny. As for actually drawing anything myself that resembled, well anything, I never could crack it. I have much admiration for anyone who can make marks, connect lines and make you feel something. There’s a faerie tale book I had as a child and I can still feel the wildness of Baba Yaga’s hair turning into brambles and the quietly menacing skulls, on the gatepost of the witch’s hovel. Continue reading

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Breakout The Branding For 2017

I can think of few better places than Thieving Harry’s on the corner of Humber Street to invite interested parties to come together to discuss the brand identity for 2017. With the sun streaming through the windows, it was just a shame that we had to spend three hours upstairs eating brownies and drinking Thieving Harry’s renowned coffee.  Continue reading

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Hull Odyssey Announced At Creative 1

Announced at Creative 1 last night Hull Odyssey is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious theatre-works for a generation. At the helm is Rupert Creed (read about Freedom To Tell Tales and Discover Your Voice) writer/director and an authority on community theatre. The  Continue reading

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Art as buses

Wait for one art gathering and three come along at once. After a week that would fly by in a blur of visual presentations and slideshows, a week of energised speakers sharing experiences and passions, I try to make sense of it all.  Continue reading

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