Treasures in the Sand : A Community Lettering Workshop
Mollie Baxter’s beautiful ‘Some Tides’ poem was written in response to Community Conversations held by The Exchange Creative Community with people from Morecambe’s West End.
I created a Morecambe Typeface to visualise the poem – drawing upon lettering found in old posters and brochures from Morecambe’s entertainment past.
Letters from the Morecambe Typeface were selected from a giant type tray and made into mini-poems. In the sand I found …
These mini-poems were pasted up together to create a giant message board.
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Artist // Workshop Delivery
Funded as part of Make My Day! by Arts Council England