Saturday 19th June - 11am – 5pm
Ever wondered how Bill Bryson or Pete McCarthy got started? Ever fancied the life of a roving reporter or travel journalist? Locally - based photojournalist Lee Karen Stow introduces the skills and resources needed to begin a career in a practical, hands-on workshop designed for would-be travel journalists, including the secrets of selling work to editors and gaining commissions.
Lee Karen Stow is a Hull-based freelance journalist and photographer specialising in people and places. A former features writer for the Hull Daily Mail, Lee has visited around 40 countries in the last six years and has had work published by The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Express on Sunday, CNN Traveller, Geographical, Wanderlust and others. She has also authored, co-authored and provided photography for several travel books, including the AA Adventure Traveller series.
In December 2003, she launched The Travel I’ve Seen, a documentary photography exhibition sponsored by Hull City Arts and Arts Council England at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull. Her images are also on show at Salts Mill in Saltaire, near Bradford.
Saturday 19th June - 3.00-5.00pm
An opportunity to learn drumming skills with these exhilarating artists, writers, musicians and storytellers who work within the Sufi tradition.
Loud, physical, mystical and fun. Suitable for all ages.
Saturday 19th June
Workshops with two artists working in different fields who use text as a basis for their work.
Anna Myatt is a contemporary classical vocalist and Scott Langthorpe is a phonic artist working with turntables, combining dj skills with computer based music software. Working with students from the Starsearch course at Bransholme, the performance will mix poetry, comic strips and conversations with urban music, beatboxing, rapping and street poetry which have been explored in the workshops.
Three African artists concerned with exploring the path of spiritual truth invite you to an evening of of Sufi poetry and music.
A performance which combines artforms from the Sufi tradition in an extraordinary fusion of cultures.