Redruth is a town of bygone wealth — Inland Art Festival saw the area flush with creative enterprise. A mining town which once held the title of ‘richest square mile in the world’, Redruth is now one of the poorest areas in Europe with 70% of households just a pay packet away from poverty. Despite this, Inland Art Festival exhibited the town’s creative wealth with a lively three-day programme of interactive installations, workshops, screenings and performances addressing prescient themes of futurologies, community and the legacies of de-industrialisation.
Read the full article here where I also have a mention with the work developed via SAW Open Studios Creative Pathways Bursary 2016: http://www.vasw.org.uk/features/postcard-from-/postcard-from-inland-art-festival.php
Published on November 18, 2016 // Adam Grose