Just Ask

More location drypoints

Last of nine drypoint images of Torbay locations for the Just Ask film which is nearing completion. The film, made by Josh Gaunt of Workshops ‘n Docs will document conversations with men in these nine locations throughout the area. We’ll hear men talking about suicide – their views, experiences and concerns shown against a backdrop […]

Animated locations.Torbay

Printing today the drypoints for the Torbay Just Ask animations – Boxing Club, Endeavour House, Homeless Hostel, Growing for Life and The Clipper Inn.        

Print Animations

Making three sequences of monoprinted  drawings for the “Just Ask” film Josh and I are working on. We will have filmed images from various Torbay locations with voices over talking about suicide and interspersed short animations of men embracing and handshakes.     While making I was listening on Radio 2  to rapper Professor Green […]

Drypoints for Just Ask film

Starting to make the drypoint images for locations in the Just Ask film I am making with Josh Gaunt (www.workshopsndocs.co.uk) – the project has changed over recent weeks because of the difficulty of recruiting men at risk of suicide into the participatory workshops. We have instead carried out a number of interviews with men at […]

ASIST suicide prevention first aid

I have completed the ASIST suicide prevention training today and the Just Ask project launches tomorrow. I am at Torquay Fire Station tomorrow morning and Victoria Street Paignton in the afternoon recruiting for our project and spreading the word. For more info see http://www.torbayculture.org/cultural-strategy/cultural-commissioning/ More info to follow soon