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Ann Wilson


Poetry Works


Sat 30th Sept, Sat 7th Oct, Sat 14th Oct.

OS grid ref: NY 252 206
Top of Market Street Ulverston.

The artist will define the space using tape that workmen would use when digging a hole in the road and will also have a Poet at Work sign, a display board, stools and a fold-up table.  Dressed as in a large illuminous jacket, the artist will have a large jar of pennies on the table with a sign reading 'Penny for your thoughts'.

The artist will encourage the public to write ideas on paper and in exchange for a penny.  Ther photo will be displayed next to their thought or idea.   They can then return in one hour in which time to receive a specially written poem based on their idea.

Ann is a performance poet and the South Cumbria Poet Laureate.  She enjoys collaborating with other artists and musicians and is inspired by creating opportunities for people to express themselves in a safe and creative environment.  Ann is interested in using the creative cycle as both an artistic and healing process believing that poetry and spoken word can bring communities and individuals together.  Ann performs and promotes spoken word that is dynamic, relevant, accessible and fun.

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