WHERE ARE YOU BOUND? A CALLOUT TO ARTISTS POETS CRAFTSPEOPLE PASSERS BY
Where are you bound? A shout out sailors passing each other would ask. Where is SB May bound? She has an uncertain future. We have the opportunity to record the next few years to an unknown final destination by creating a visual arts record of her journey. From her 130th birthday to her end goal, a restoration dream which has now become for her a cargo of hope. We can do this using video, photography, sound, poetry, paint, sculpture, ceramics, theatre, the list is endless. No boundary on creativity.
For one of us, Connie, an aspiring artist one day, is hoping to capture the moving of the tide across the mud where she lay. The sound of the creaking timbers in the hold as the tide ebbs and flows. The marks in the mud which remain for a while but change and slowly transformed by the next object that will take her place.
The beautiful Sailing Barge May is 130 years old on the 22nd July 2021. She is sitting on the foreshore at Pin Mill, but is moving