Throughout 2020, Queer Artist Amy Pennington held a series of conversations and exchanges with young people living in St Helens who identify as LGBTQ+/ LGBTQ+ curious/ an ally to explore experiences of growing up queer in a small town in the 90s to experiences of what its like for young people growing up today in St Helens, what has changed and w hat has stayed the same?
Through conversations and creative workshops Amy will work with young people to compare and contrast Amy’s experiences growing up queer in a small town in the 90s with young people’s experiences of growing up and living in St Helens:
What are the differences?
What has stayed the same?
This collaboration will culminate in two new artworks which will take the form of a piece of writing and an accompanying film work.