Sunday, 18 March 2012

Mar'12 // Chris Field Fund

My new project Mnemológia (words/study of memory) will be kindly supported from the Chris Field Fund. This is great news!

I will guide participants from the Greek community to re-visit and re-invent their personal and collective biography through photographs, collages and writing to sequence life stories.


Here is a bit about who this inspiring woman, Chris Field, was:

For thirty years, Chris taught art to adults around Brighton and Hove—at the Connaught Centre, Portslade Community College and the Friends Centre – before her un-timely death in 2008. Two years ago a Fund was set up to honour and continue her work.

The Chris Field Fund supports small-scale learning activities in Brighton and Hove which aim to attract new people into creative arts learning; involve learners from all parts of the city; encourage existing learners to try new and different forms of creative art; and involve creative arts tutors and working artists in the city in sharing ideas and expertise.

The Fund has so far paid for a display wall of learners‘ work within Brighton Junction and, to date, has funded nine projects, some of which have been completed.

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