"Art is a guarantee of sanity" Louise Bourgeois
A selection of the photographs produced by Sharon Haward & Léonie Young featuring the objects & memorabilia from The Bridge workshop participants was exhibited in The Long Gallery, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery from 14 January-19 February 2017. 5,177 visitors had the opportunity to see the works & read the stories & memories associated with the photographs.
Seven large scale photo montages were installed on the outside of The Bridge Centre & a launch took place on 8 February. The photos will be visible to passers-by, local residents & Centre users throughout 2017. A selection of the photographs exhibited at the museum will be installed inside The Bridge Centre.
Workshop participants: Ron Bennett, Reg Benton, Tania Charman, Arline Daines, Dennis Daines, Sue Hadlow, Pauline Hyland, Joan Meleleu, Keith Meleleu, Val Riddle, Brenda Tindall, Moira Ward
Playland: People and communities
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
West Sussex BN11 1HP
17 December 2016-22 April 2017
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10.00-17.00
The commissioned film ‘People Pebble by Jivko Darakchiev is presented alongside artworks created and chosen by customers at Coastal Enterprises, Worthing . Working with artist & poet Gary Goodman, the participants produced monoprints, self portraits & townscapes which reflected senses of place and belonging.
A special viewing was held on Saturday 21 January which gave guests an opportunity to see & discuss the work with Darakchiev & the Coastal Enterprise customers.