‘I was told I was stupid… I was told I didn’t work hard enough, that I was lazy… I was made to feel less… that I’d never amount to much in life…’ just a few examples of the kind of experiences participants in The Dyslexia Portrait had to endure. Continue reading
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Invitation to ‘The River We Once Knew’ by David Morris. A study of the River and her people 1971. At the HIP Gallery Hull June 2 – June 24. (PREVIEW Friday June 2 starts 6.30pm Everyone welcome) Black and white photographs of the streets, bars and faces of the city from the same time accompany these four River Hull images. Rosie Millard will open the show and there will be readings and stories from Vicky Foster, Audrey Dunne, Michelle Dee and Alec Gill. Continue reading
Last night I attended the opening night of the EYESeeMe exhibition, curated by Humanitarian Photographer Rebecca Robyns. EYESeeMe is a registered charity set up by Rebecca that works with children and young adults from S.E. Asia many of whom are orphaned, living with HIV, marginalised, living as refugees or just abandoned. Continue reading
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 Guardian. Continue reading
Back in 2013 I said they were yet to compose their opus, but early contenders for festival pick of the day Dead Hormones, won over the early crowds with their midday slot on the Alternative stage. Reaching out with dynamic melodies and a magnetism that pulls you helplessly in The Dead Hormones remain under the radar somewhat. The new EP expected later this year, will surely help cement their deserved place in Hull’s pulsating music scene.
An ape sporting a bowler hat, regards his surroundings and then invites you sit awhile; perhaps pose for a #monkeyhouse selfie.
Friday 3rd July saw the launch of new exhibition ‘Welcome Back To The Monkey House‘ by the artist and image maker Anna Bean. During the preview night there was a noticeable warmth, for both art and artist, from the fifty or more gathered inside KAG (Kingston Art Gallery) on Humber Street. Continue reading