Ella Woodcock’s project is about “collective joy”, and is inspired by the places the artist would go to before the pandemic to enjoy music. Woodcock tries to recreate these small gig venues and bizarre, dingy spaces from memory. “The idea originally stemmed from watching the Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense concert film and realising just how much I missed the theatrics of a night out – from the dancing, to the people, the spaces and just losing yourself. The installation is a memory of all these spaces.”
Saadia Shiekh’s collection arose from a desire to demonstrate that disability is not synonymous with inability. It is designed for diverse bodies.
Refika Salih is a makeup artist who takes inspiration from The Brothers Grimm fairy tales, in which a character disguised herself as a bird.