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‘It Takes A Village…’ by Aisha Zia

‘It Takes A Village…’ by Aisha Zia

My photo journalistic experience led me to a unique approach in making theatre; heavily researched and based on interviews with real people dealing with real issues. Whilst back in Peterborough in 2019, I was commissioned by Good Chance Theatre to work on a new show about masculinity and vulnerability working with British Muslim men. A […]

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Dr. Endosymbioticlove OR: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Climate Crisis

Dr. Endosymbioticlove OR: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Climate Crisis

Ahead of Future Network Shorts #4 Hwa Young Jung brings artists and scientists together to talk about coexistence during a time of climate crisis: Endosymbiotic Love Calendar brings performance artists & scientists working together to embody a microorganism for every month of 2021. This art + science collaboration delves into the (renewed public awareness of […]

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What I Leave Behind I Bring With Me

What I Leave Behind I Bring With Me Photo Credit: Adam Sloan Liverpool based sound artist Laura Campbell has started a new podcast titled “What I Leave Behind I Bring With Me,” available to stream on Apple Podcasts. Here Laura talks more about her experiences during lockdown. Walking and recording became a daily activity during […]

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Marjorie Morgan “More than One Woman”

The Story of Carmen from Metal Liverpool on Vimeo. Marjorie Morgan is a Liverpool based playwright, director and producer developing The Story of Carmen as part of Metal’s Remote Residencies programme. The radio play will be available soon, please watch the trailer above and read a short piece of writing by Marjorie on her research […]

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What words are you wearing? – Charley Genever

Why do we wear words on our clothing? My favourite forms of self-expression are words and fashion. So lately I’ve been thinking a lot about where the two intersect, starting specifically with slogan tees. As a kid I haaaated anything with writing on it unless it was a band t-shirt or a brand name I […]

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#Quaranzine by Leah Jones and Jade French

#Quaranzine. Self-advocates in Lockdown. Read #Quaranzine here During their Remote Residency with Metal curator Leah Jones and researcher Jade French created a digital zine titled #Quaranzine: self-advocates in lockdown. In this blogpost Leah and Jade reflect on their experience of making the zine while under lockdown. Hello reader, it’s Leah and Jade. Can you believe […]

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Working with Terracotta clay

Working with Terracotta clay

I experimented the use of terracotta clay as art material. This is a new approach in my art practice. I enjoy the feel of clay in my hands,  smeared the damp clay with hands,  on different surfaces. I also painted a thin layer of clay into my sketchbook, making gestural marks. The patterns on top […]

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Artist In Residence Interview with Jane Hoodless

TIME AND SPACE FOR CREATIVE PRACTICE Each year arts organisation Metal invites a number of artists into residence. The artists spend time in the city undertaking research to inform new performances and art works. Working in the city, meeting people and exploring places, invariably ends up with the resulting art works being about Peterborough or […]

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Joanna Sperryn-Jones

Joanna Sperryn-Jones makes and breaks sculpture and frequently encourages others to participate in the process. Her research is concerned with perceptions and experiences of breaking and simultaneously explores and draws parallels between personal experiences in life, such as breaking bones, with those of making/breaking sculpture.

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Metal Cookbook

Metal Cookbook

  Metal Cookbook At Metal Liverpool, we grow a whole range fresh produce in our community garden from herbs to fruit and vegetables!  We work with our resident artists to get creative in the kitchen, cooking dinners for local creatives and community members, this process forms a vital part of their research and development phase […]

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Dave Evans

The permaculture garden at Edge Hill Station has given me a unique environment that has helped me to develop new artwork.  I make work about rhythm and movement, and the station garden is a place where lots of different rhythms, those of plants, commuters and trains, all intersect. It has also been a great opportunity […]

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