Nicola Winstanley

Planning The Future

“Why do they have to break everything?” This is the question some of the residents of Middleport ask as another window is smashed, another car is vandalised, another swing is pulled off its frame. Much of the destruction is pinned squarely on teenagers, which got me wondering- who are these…

#sotaaw  The state of the creative workforce in Stoke-on-Trent

#sotaaw The state of the creative workforce in Stoke-on-Trent

Yesterday was the 22nd November, the first official Stoke-on-Trent Artist Census day which I organised to inform my residency at the Spode Works Studios in Stoke. With limited promotion I relied on my own network of local artists to help promote the activity- which was to document each working hour…