Dreamer’s Space officially unveiled at Flowerfield Arts Centre
Wed, January 22, 2020
The Dreamer’s Space exhibition and outdoor trail created by the first Springhall Artist in Residence Corrina Askin has been officially unveiled at Flowerfield Arts Centre.
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Sean Bateson joined guests at the special event on Friday 17th January. Corrina has been based at the Portstewart facility for the last six months, creating the show and making a permanent outdoor trail inspired by her experiences in the borough.
Her residency was made possible through the kind bequest of John Springhall, an ardent supporter of Flowerfield Arts Centre, and his brother Chris attended the launch to witness John’s wishes come to fruition.
Over the past 6 months Corrina embraced the staff at Flowerfield and worked closely with school children, local libraries, young adults, older people and nursery schools in the area. She has produced a publication to guide visitors through this new world to help them find their way to stillness, happiness, fun and thoughtfulness, which is what Dreamer’s Space is all about. This was a truly unique approach to a residency practice, while still keeping the ethos of the artist’s identity and involving the community.
Corrina is holding a free family friendly workshop on Saturday 25th January from 11am to 12.20pm to explore Dreamer’s Space. Booking is advised as numbers are limited. Contact 028 7083 1400 for further details.
The Dreamer’s Space Exhibition continues until February 15th while the Dreamer’s Space Trail will be open all year round.