image by Jenni Fagan
We've just finished collating what is going to be a fantastic art collection including six pieces from Jenni Fagan, author of The Panoptican.
Two photographs from Allen Jenkins, author of Plot 39, and journalist.
A display of care experienced authors and featuring a brilliant collection of orphan stones from Saira-Jayne Jones.
The wonderful WINGS OF HOPE made up of many painted feathers from younger and older care experienced people.
The Wings will be exhibited at the conference where people can have their photos taken and soar.
Rosie Canning, Yusuf Paul and Rod Kippen as well as coordinating this fabulous collection of art will be exhibiting some of their own work.
An amazing booklet from Australian academic Dee Michell, about Real Life Super Heroes will be on display.
Some wonderful art from Ian Dickson's brother, Colin Park a care experienced artist and sculptor from South West Scotland, a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art.
A short story from Writer in Residence, Ellen Maloney who will also facilitate Letter to My Younger Self
Open Mic for those who want to perform short pieces.
This and much more as well as some moving anonymous pieces.
We look forward to welcoming the care experienced community to browse and enjoy this extraordinary collection of art at the first conference of its kind in England..
Thanks and all good wishes,