Power of Stories Community Artwork
Britten Pears Arts worked with members of the local Black community, who took part in community art workshops with artist, curator and gallerist Devi Singh, who is from Indo-Caribbean descent.
The workshops were a safe and empathetic spaces where those taking part were asked to share their stories and experiences creatively.
Below is more information about those who took part.
Louis is the first Black train conductor in East Anglia, a role he took 15 years ago.
“My family travelled from Antigua in the 1950's to make England their new home. Felixstowe is the town I call home, a tranquil, friendly place, that I feel welcome.”
Jasmine is a Multidisciplinary artist, with work shown regionally in the UK, and internationally in Spain, Germany and USA.
You can find more about her work here.
Nadia is an artist and painter born in Cambridge. Her work is heavily influenced by childhood stays in Dominica, nature, the sea and a love for her Southwold Caravan. She brings a vibrancy and energy to her art that excites.
Nqobile is a Zimbabwean musician, teacher and performer of marimba who now lives in Ipswich.