Fortunately we had finished all the workshops for the Shout Out project when lockdown happened, but our exhibition at Soft Touch Arts has had to be cancelled. So not to be deterred we are taking the exhibition online, a website will be live very soon, showing all the amazing work from our young people. Art, music and a documentary film.
From January 2016 for 20 weeks myself and Kevin worked at the Dawn Centre Leicester. Our creative project was to address the stigma around mental health and the homeless. We met some exceptionally talented people. The work produced was always positive which is amazing as many of the residents could be very distressed about their situation and generally having a pretty rubbish time….