This new series of film and photographic work by Tracey Holland will be on show at Hull Minster this summer. It focuses on ever-changing borderlines, the transience and continual ebb and flow of the estuarine environment, a terrain of intervention, long rivers, histories and memories.
By using film, photography and audio, the work aims to enhance a sense of place for people either side of the Humber, united rather than divided by the estuary, highlighting its defining characteristics, and identifying how closely rooted and formed by place we are, and how place and identity aids our sense of belonging somewhere. Histories and memories are rooted within a particular place, and Holland’s new series of works is a contemplation and visualisation of this psycho-geographic sense of place.
These areas reflect transience, liminality, migration, places and lives lived here, defined by, or lost to the water. Place enables a deep and dynamic rooting of our own histories and memories within it, if you live for long in an area, then the area inevitably begins to live within you.
At Hull Minster we have strong artistic roots with 700 years of cultural and artistic tradition. We encourage artists and performers as well as cultivating participation in the arts for city centre communities.