I’ve been working with the artist and curator Ben Jones and the community in Bensham, Gateshead on a project exploring the rich history of the Spence Watson Family and their connection to the area. One of the initial results of the project is a short audio / writing work which is currently installed at Bensham Grove Community Centre. The work came out of a participatory workshop, ‘Voices of Bensham Grove’, that I ran last month at the centre. It explores the voices of the building’s past through the writing of the participants in the workshop. The installation will be live until 27th June and it is free to visit. You can listen to the audio on Vimeo and it can also be accessed through the Spence Watson Archive Project website.