Meet the artists, speakers and curators for Estuary 2021
Alison Moore's short fiction has been included in Best British Short Stories, Best British Horror and more.
Amina Atiq is a Yemeni- Scouse writer, a performance artist, facilitator and activist.
Andrew’s work defies neat boundaries to include research, socially engaged arts practice, performance, evaluation, writing, theatre making and public health.
Andy Freeman has produced digital and visual artworks and interventions since the late 1990s.
Angela Chan is a curator, artist and researcher focused on climate change.
Arbonauts create bold site-specific performance, challenging the meeting point between theatre, dance and installation.
Bernadette is a working class author, storyteller, artist and activist.
Bob Smith is an artist interested in words and how they look.
Caroline Bird is a poet with six collections of poetry published by Carcanet
Carolyn Downing is an award-winning sound designer working in a variety of fields.
Bringing communities together through the arts, public education and sport.
Elsa James' work intervenes in the overlapping discourses of race, gender, diaspora and belonging.
Artist developing projects at the intersection of design, feminisms, and free software.
Gareth Evans is a London-based writer, editor, film and event producer and Whitechapel Gallery’s Adjunct Moving Image Curator.
Artist and writer currently living on a narrow boat on Regent’s Canal.
Helen Pritchard is an artist, and geographer.
James Marriot is an artist, activist and naturalist.
Jara is a culture mediator working through techocultures.
Jas Dhillon is a multimedia practitioner inspired by the people, script, language, symbolic objects...
Jo describers herself as "an award-winning, middle-aged, provincial, international artist".
Jonathan Wright makes sculpture, installations and drawings, he observes and subverts functional structures that support and service our everyday lives.
Lisa has been documenting, recording, facilitating and making visual art, digital art and performance for just over a decade.
Lu Williams creates cross-disciplinary artworks, social practice, events and printer matter.
Luke Branch is frontman and songwriter of the band Asylums and founder of Cool Thing Records.
Martha Pailing is a spoken word and performance artist hailing from Blackpool.
Morgan O’Hara has been a conceptual artist for over 60 years. She has committed her life to making art which observes and renders visible aspects of the human experience of living in both 20th and 21st centuries.
Andy Delaney is a filmmaker from Leigh-on-Sea who set up Newartfilms.com to focus on artists, art institutions and schools.
Patrick Wright is a writer, broadcaster and academic.
Rees Broomfield is a freelance recording engineer, producer, musician and owner of SS2 Recording in Southend on Sea.
Robert Macfarlane is the author of internationally bestselling and prize-winning books about nature, people and place.
Ruth Ewan is an artist with long-term interests in social justice, alternative systems and radical histories.
Sadie Hennessy is a multi-disciplinary artist creating immersive environments and events.
Independent practice based researcher who since 2016 has researched washing machines as influential but unnoticed agents of cultural and technical change.
Season Butler is a writer, artist, dramaturg, and lecturer in Performance Studies and Creative Writing.
A writer, essayist and social researcher with a focus on social and environmental justice.
Shaun instigates long-term collaborative projects, from local community actions to large-scale sculptural installations, often responding to the socio-political, historical and human attributes of a given site.
Shona Illingworth is an artist working across sound, film, photography and drawing.
Artist, writer, performer.
The People of 1381 is a cross-disciplinary multi-institution research project.
First published 20 years ago, Essex journalist Tom King’s book Thames Estuary Trail told the story of ‘a walk round the end of the world.
Zoë Svendsen directs the performing arts company METIS making participatory theatre performances and installation works.