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Preston Guild City

Presence of an Absence - Painting workshop & Film Screening

Date Saturday 13 June 2015
Time 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Location The Birley - Artist Studios & Project Space, Birley Street, Preston, PR1 2QE
Cost £FREE
Website www.postpost.co.uk/post/120554891213/presence-of-an-absence-the-birley-june-july

Presence of an Absence - Painting workshop & Film Screening

Join artist Georgianna C Ainsworth in a creative workshop session, and help to take part in the making of our next exhibitions.

Embroider and paint patterned textile fabrics for Georgianna’s large scale installation Flores del Desierto (Flowers of the Desert) - launching at the Birley on 18th June.

Paint donated shoes bright red for Elina Chauvet’s ‘Red Shoes’ - an amazing installation of hundreds of pairs of shoes set to take place on the Flag Market on the following Saturday 20th June.


The two are socially-engaged public art pieces which remind us of the spaces left behind by the victims of domestic violence in Mexico and around the world.

During the workshops there will be screenings of Brian Maguire and Mark McLoughlin’s Blood Rising documentary.

All welcome but *please not the documentary film contains sensitive themes - screening is not suitable for children*