Here’s Your Seat Across Newcastle
Here’s Your Seat is a new, year-long project which is connecting people in the North East and the rest of the world. In particular, in Newcastle we are working within the communities of Byker, Walker – The Bostey, Echo Artists and Young Artist Collective.
Even Though We Can’t Be Near, We Can All Still Be Here.
This invitation is for YOU, because you are unique, and there’s a place reserved for YOU to join us.
Take a seat as we work together to create, share and make a song, a photograph, a poem, a film or whatever’s special or important to you. You don’t need any previous experiences/skills.
We’d love you to be involved, and join our creative community with us all at Skimstone Arts. We’ll be working virtually but connected, over phone and video calls.
We’ll create art together that will be celebrated at events, festivals, online and in and around your community.
Become part of our international gallery with your unique photo:
- Choose an object that says something about you. Tell us why you have chosen it in a poem, song, video, photograph or a short story.
- Sit in your favourite place, somewhere comfortable and hold your object.
- Take a photo on your phone – you can use the timer or ask someone to take one.
- The photo needs to be framed from your neck to your feet. (so not your head – see the photos above)
Please send us your photo/artwork when you are ready and they’ll be included in our ongoing international online gallery and also events throughout 2020.
Email your photos to us at email@example.com
We have hold a first Here’s Your Seat event (Socially Distanced) on Tuesday 30th June 2020 in the Square outside St Michael’s Cross Cafe, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2AL.
Team Reaching Out have assemble the packs with different items and prompts for participants with artistic points to help people to get started.
We have distribute packs in Byker and Walker – following the Government guidelines and social distancing – to be able to start the artistic journey with participants.