Shapes of Water, Sounds of Hope. Super Slow Way, Brierfield, Lancashire, United Kingdom 2016

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Since March 2015 Lacy, developed a commission of Super Slow Way with Pendle artist collective In-Situ, activists Paul Hartley and Rauf Bashir, musicologist Ron Pen, and anthropologist Massimiliano Mollona.  Suzanne worked closely with Pendle residents in a series of community meetings and singing sessions, exploring the history of the area, the former Smith & Nephew Mill and different vocal traditions that exist there. She brought people from all walks of life together to share food, culture and experiences; culminating in a mass community celebration at the former Smith & Nephew Mill in Brierfield with Shape Note singers and Sufi chanters. A video installation is planned with the SOUP Collective in Manchester.

Super Slow Way:
http://superslowway.org.uk/projects/shapes-of-water-sounds-of-hope/
http://superslowway.org.uk/blog/reflections-on-shapes-of-water-sounds-of-hope/

Frieze Magazine:
https://frieze.com/article/shapes-water-sounds-hope

A-N Magazine:
https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-qa-with-suzanne-lacy-artist-and-social-activist

BBC Radio 4
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07wn3s7