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Remembering Amy – 75th Anniversary for Hull Aviation Heroine

‘It can’t be done – hold tight and watch’ this is a quote taken from an article written by Amy Johnson in Woman Engineer.  In a series of articles written in the 1930s Amy confronts head-on, traditional gender roles and expectations. She had quite a bit to say on the subject of women’s liberation and equality; just one of the many things the Kardomah 94 audience learned tonight, about Hull’s high-flying heroine.  Continue reading

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(u)Y(ol) – (A dissection)

I liked the poster image with a rodent body divided by three nails: like the hand-tooled nails that were driven into Christ on the cross.  Continue reading

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Tempest Lays Down Manifesto

katetempestposterAnd on the fourth day they celebrated the word and the word was good. The word was better than good, the word was beautiful and courageous, feisty and commanding. A hundred or more people gathered  and they did listen and they did dance.

Kate Tempest is here tonight on this stage at Fruit in her own headline show doing what she always dreamed of. Everything has been leading up to this point, fifteen years of hard work fighting Rap battles at 16, begging MCs at raves, doing poetry in libraries, cafes, art centres, on the street to anyone who would listen.

 

 

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Compass Live Art Bit At Ferens 2014

compass_festival_logoDelayed post regarding events at Compass Live Art in 2014, held within the Live Art Space at Ferens Art Gallery Hull. Delayed through recognition of need to separate personal opinion from associated projects. Continue reading

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