Hull Literature Festival 2004 
 the humber mouth  19th June - 4th July 2004

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Preview Events
Saturday 19th June
Sunday 20th June
Monday 21st June
Tuesday 22nd June
Wednesday 23rd June
Thursday 24th June
Friday 25th June
Saturday 26th June
Sunday 27th June
Monday 28th June
Tuesday 29th June
Wednesday 30th June
Thursday 1st July
Friday 2nd July
Saturday 3rd July
Sunday 4th July

Exhibitions & other Projects



June 19th � July 4th
Take 5 Caf�, Central Library, Albion Street

Hull 225

A text based artwork featuring 225 words by 225 people, all of whom work with, love or hate language and have a connection with the city. Invitations were sent to local wordsmiths and to luminaries such as Andrew Motion, Roger McGough, John Prescott, Douglas Dunn and Roy Hattersley. Who replied and which word did they nominate? The artwork will be on display throughout the festival.

Ian Killen has been producing text based artworks for twenty years and these frequently take the form of collective paintings where large numbers of contributions are taken from the public.

19th June � 4th July
Hull Time Based Arts, High Street

Full Circle

Full Circle is a multi-media installation using photography, ultraviolet text and lighting, questioning memory, the passing of time, and emotions past and present.

Artist Mark Smith works with ultraviolet paint to create text which appears and disappears depending upon the position of the viewer. The title of this exhibition, Full Circle, relates to a walk taken between two geographical points, and two moments in time.

Illegal Media: Mute/Record

Working in partnership with a mental health centre in Hull, Illegal Media present an original audio piece derived from texts generated by the centre�s clients. Mute/Record is concerned with anonymous voices, diary-like texts and with individual expression. The project blends the spoken word with experimental collage.

In addition to CD copies for the clients themselves, it will also be publicly accessible during the Humber Mouth festival by visiting

Zoo & Logical Times

The first issue of the Zoo & Logical Times appeared last year: a beautifully produced magazine of extraordinary magnitude. The second issue, produced as an audio magazine with pamphlet will be available from June 19th from [email protected]

The Book is Always Better Than The Film
Special Commission

A web-based project by Louise Chapman who has been working with older people to collect fragments of text and comments to form an alternative guide to life and language. Profound, flippant, essential and creative, comments can be read on the festival website.

19th June - 4th July
EICH Gallery, George Street

Dinah Kelly:
Windows of Change

Exhibition and installation influenced by the artist's travels to North Africa. The show features a little house full of objects and images. The exhibition creates a narrative to enhance awareness and understanding of Islamic culture in its many diverse forms.

3rd & 4th July
Heritage Open Days 2004
Hull Civic Society

Heritage Open Days enable historic and architecturally interesting buildings that are not normally accessible to be open to the public.
Each year a range of buildings are especially opened and visited by hundreds of people.
Telephone Ian Loge on 07833 657290 for further details, or pick up a leaflet from Tourist Information Centres, Libraries and Princes Quay.

Sunday July 4th & July 11th
Avenues Open Gardens

The annual Open Gardens celebration in and around the Avenues area of Hull off Princes Avenue. Whether you are a fan of Alan Titchmarsh or Dairmud Gavin, you will find something to amaze you in the region's biggest open access garden event. This year there are added festival events for all the family: Dave Webb's Poetry with Kids will be at 52 Marlborough Avenue & Scrapstore will be at 109 Westbourne Avenue on Sunday 4th July from 2pm

Voices Of Hulls Refugees

Invited participants drawn from Hull�s refugee community will examine and portray, through imagery and language, their life experiences, aspirations and hopes for the future. The project will be a platform for the community to touch upon issues such as housing, employment, family life, local perceptions, integration and long-term plans. Working in collaboration with The Learning Shop, Hull City Council and local organisations, the writer Daphne Glazer and photographer Sarah Daniels will produce a publication for distribution throughout the Humber Mouth Festival and Refugee Week 2004.

Stoneferry Primary School
Tastes of Africa

Stoneferry primary School hosts an African week inviting children to experience different cultures and to meet people from the continent. Michael Hardcastle, children�s author, will work with Spin Off Theatre Co to involve pupils in a day of writing and thinking activities.

Hull City Libraries
Hull Libraries Literary Quiz

Throughout the month of June, the Libraries are running a literary quiz, open to anyone who fancies their chances of winning a �30 book token from Brown�s Books. Following the success of the Big Read Quiz, the quiz will be available from all libraries from 1st June. There will be five runners-up prizes of �10. Entries will be accepted at any library up until June 30th.
Thanks to Brown�s Books for their support.

General Enquiries:
City Information Service
at Hull Central Library
Tel: 01482 223344
E-mail: [email protected]

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