Chris Riddell - Home Is Where The Heart Is
HOUSE/Photoworks workshop co-production
Jubilee Street, Brighton
Saturday 14 May: 30minute slots between 11.00am - 4.30pm
FREE but booking recommended
Children’s Laureate and illustrator Chris Riddell leads a free community drawing and photography event for children and families at Brighton & Hove’s Jubilee Library, in a co-production from HOUSE 2016 and Photoworks.
Led by Chris Riddell, Home Is Where The Heart Is invites workshop participants to create a drawing inspired by the festival themes of Home and Sense of Place. Combining drawing and photography, the workshop also offers participants the opportunity of working with photographer Elizabeth Doak to make photographic portraits of themselves wearing their drawing on their heart.
The resulting works will be displayed as installations in the foyers of MyHotel Brighton and the University of Brighton, Grand Parade until the Festival closes, and then extended at Jubilee Library until the end of June. The workshop will form part of Jubilee Library’s special day of family activities. This event is free, but please see Events page for booking details, as spaces are limited.
A limited edition print, designed by Chris Riddell especially for HOUSE 2016, is available to purchase from the HOUSE Hub: University of Brighton Foyer, Grand Parade.
HOUSE hopes to extend the workshop to smaller libraries on the outskirts of the city, in places that are not often reached by other festival events.
Exhibition of the workshop photographic installation:
Foyer of MyHotel Brighton 17 Jubilee Street Brighton: 16 - 29 May
Exhibition of the workshop drawings:
Foyer of University of Brighton 58-67 Grand Parade Brighton: 16 - 29 May
Jubilee Library Jubilee Street Brighton: 31 May - end June
@HOUSE_Festival @chrisriddell50 @BHLibraries
Chris Riddell - Biography
Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children and has won a number of major prizes. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.
Elizabeth Doak - Biography
Elizabeth Doak is a freelance photographer and artist educator currently working for the National Portrait Gallery, Towner, Eastbourne, in local schools and on various independent projects.