“I will use libraries as my studio and streets as my exhibition space.”
Jemima wanted to take on the usual obstacles posed for all young artists, 'where can I get exhibited?' But she translated the challenge into a wider question, how can we make art totally inclusive? How can we include everyone in the conversation?
‘Dear Neighbour’ is her project which hopes to address this, on a local scale: a gallery on her street in one of the most diverse and poorest areas in London, sandwiched between the City and Canary Wharf.
Each household got a handwritten letter, asking them to draw themselves and put it in the window of the Victorian terraces. Nearly 40 out of 80 residents participated right away...
100 PEOPLE. 100 AMAZING IDEAS. 100 DAYS TO CHANGE EVERYTHING.