‘From smoke let light break out’

I have just been invited to work by Lakelands Arts/Abbott Hall to develop ideas in response to the upcoming show ‘Refuge – the art of belonging’. An exhibition featuring artist who settled in the Lakes after being displaced due to religion, politics or the type of art they make. This latin inscription on one of their buildings seemed a perfect thing to think with and encourages us to consider how from small unclear beginnings good can spark