17 July – 26 September 2019
Free, Donations Welcome
How to be a Dyslexic Artist! is a display of images and videos resulting from a short course exploring personal experiences of being an adult dyslexic in our text heavy society.
How to be a Dyslexic Artist! is delivered by artist / consultant Benedict Phillips and his team, Linda Tomlinson, Ros Lehany and Kelly Culver who bring with them a wide range of skills including, sculpture techniques, creative writing, costume design and production, photography and performance art. The team have worked with the participants over weekly sessions to create a personal manifesto, props and costumes to generate an 'alternative persona' resulting in new artworks including studio portraits of their new creations.
The project participants are:
John Arnison - Alessandra Cali' - Ollie Getley - Fran Hennessy -Eve Miller - Emma Roberts - Rabhia Saeeda - Laura Taylor Alicia Wallace - Mara West - Lo Whitehead
How to be a Dyslexic Artist! is supported by funding from Leeds Inspired & Arts Council England. With special thanks to project partners The Tetley, Digital Media Labs, Jonathan Turner & Glenn Boulter
The work is available to see on The Tetley's second floor until 26 September 2019.