Science, Art and Poetry workshop at Millman Street

I draw dresses, shoes, always honey in my smile and a strawberry heart, a bit sweet, a bit sharp.

Older people at Millman Street took part in a workshop led a group of creatives and scientists from the Francis Crick Institute. The workshop saw older people looking at patterns from nature, creating their own drawn and collage based artwork, and contributing to a poem about love and their pasts. You can read the final poem here. 

I listened on the wireless when they sent rockets to the moon. Now there’s aliens, spaceships, the television is marvellous for people on their own.”

The workshop was part of the Francis Cricks Deconstructing Patterns exhibition, which is free to visit at The Francis Crick Institute from now until September 2018.


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