Paper Installations

The Good Books

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Giant paper installation commissioned by Durham University 

Created by Lady Kitt in response to 18-month social art residency at Cosins' Library with artist Sofia Barton.

 

 

An explosive wave of bright pink paper bursts from an unused bookshelf, carrying new “good books”, made by and with local communities, down to the heart of the library into a comfy, accessible,  playful reading nook with cushions and an invitation for visitors to contribute their own stories

2022

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Temple #1

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Paper installation with shrine to queer deities made from recycled plastic bags and lights. 

The NewBridge Project, Newcastle

2022

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Our Hive Of Voices

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Lage paper shrine installation, housing a wooden decoupaged cabinet containing Story Scrolls celebrating LGBTQ+ history in the Midlands. Part of socially engaged art project "This Our Hive Of Voices"
Commissioned as part of Meeting Point 4 by Arts & Heritage and Warwickshire County Records Office

2022

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SAFEDI enSHRINE

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Giant paper installation as part of AHRC funded commission with AXISWEB and Manchester Metropolitan University. 

 

Exploring collaborative craft as a catalyst for organisational policy change relating to disability arts and access

Supported by Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead), 

2021-22

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Spaces of Consent

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A participatory, digital space devised by Lady Kitt

Created in collaboration with Art Matters Now and members of the DGA, as part of  “Objects of Consent” an ongoing project initiated in 2019

Supported by Newcastle University, the Gender Research Group (GRG) and by Ampersand Inventions at Orbis

 

Launch Feb, 2021

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Art Confined- Norfolk Street Arts

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Social Making with Social Distance

A socially engaged live-art / craft project conceived and facilitated by Lady Kitt

Produced by Sarah Li

Installation at Norfolk Street Arts

Nov, 2020

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Art Confined- Disconsortia / Star and Shadow

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Social Making with Social Distance

A socially engaged live-art / craft project conceived and facilitated by Lady Kitt

Produced by Sarah Li

Installation at Star and Shadow Cinema (Newcastle (UK) commissioned by disabled artist led consortium Disconsortia 

July, 2020

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AXIS Residency

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North Shields (UK) supported through AXIS Vacant Space programme and a commission with Norfolk Street Arts

Sept-Oct 2020

Installation experiments: working with giant sheets of recycled paper, bank notes and LED lights

Techniques include origami, kirigami and wet paper folding

Sept-Oct, 2020

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Burned Bright

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A socially engaged commission by

Thought Foundation, Birtley ,UK

as part of CRAFT,

Feb-April, 2020

Creating a giant paper installation (a collaboratively made, Joss inspired shrine to endangered animals and disappearing environments), followed by ceremonial paper burning. Click image for link to more info.

Folded Stories

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A socially engaged commission by

The Bowes Centre as part of the 

#Untitled10 project at Bowes

Museum, Barnard Castle, UK

2019

Queer-ing the museum collection through collaborative making and paper installation including human sized, hand cut paper chain of Sapphos

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