PROCESSIONS 2018 Launch Event
In partnership wtih CALL - Culture Action Llandudno, we launch PROCESSIONS 2018 at HAUS, 26 Augusta Street, Llandudno
This event is FREE and everyone is welcome to attend morning and/or afternoon sessions.
11:00 - 11:45 am:
Local historian Barbara Lawson-Reay will discuss “Suffragists” of North Wales.
While researching for a talk about the Suffragist movement, Barbara uncovered a wealth of information about local activity. Her book ‘Votes for Women: The North Wales Suffragists’ Campaign 1907-1914′ was published in 2015.
Melanie Miller will discuss how textile banners, along with other visual artefacts, played a key role in the campaign for women’s suffrage.
Textile artist Melanie Miller is the lead artist on MOSTYN and CALL's joint project PROCESSIONS. '100 years of Women’s right to vote' will set the context of the project.
Textile banner-making workshops
12th, 19th, 26th May, 11am-4pm at 10 Vaughan Street, Llandudno
For more information and to book please go to www.cultureactionllandudno.co.uk/events
and in the afternoon
LUNCH will be provided for you and this will be a chance to network and view the artowrk created during April at HAUS for the project mam.mom.mum
During the month of April mother-artists Alana Tyson, Rebecca F. Hardy, Emily Hillman, Elly Strigner and Rebecca Gould made work in response to the theme of motherhood. The resultant works will be on display at Tedder House and the artists will be in discussion about their experience during the project mam.mom.mum as well as their wider experience of creating art as mothers.
Liverpool based artist Tabitha Moses will discuss her award winning work (Liverpool Art Prize) which includes the heart rending series “Investment” about infertility treatment.
PROCESSIONS is commissioned by 14-18 NOW and produced by Artichoke. With support from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, and from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. PROCESSIONS Cardiff is produced by Artichoke in partnership with Festival of Voice and Wales Millennium Centre.