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Online Launch: Home Away From Home (2021)

We’re delighted to announce the online launch of ‘Home Away from Home’! Over the last few months, the project has evolved and now takes on two forms: a publication and a digital VR exhibition. We’re thrilled and thankful to have some wonderful creatives on board!

The first edition of ‘Home Away from Home’ looks into the fluid notion of ‘home’ and narratives surrounding it—from frustrations to contentment, shared vulnerabilities to collective hopes. It includes artworks and texts by Christie Chan, Claudia Obag, Dovile Lapinskaite, Sofia Barton and Marga RH.

Visit our website to explore the project:

‘Home Away from Home’ is devised by Christie Chan of Art Matters Now, with support from the Sunderland Culture Creative Development Fellowship 2021.

The Sunderland Culture Creative Development Fellowship is offered as part of the Unlock the City programme which supports the development of artists and creative businesses in Sunderland. Unlock the City is delivered in partnership by Sunderland Culture, Sunderland City Council, Digital Catapult, North East BIC and Sunderland BME Network, with funding from Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Coastal Communities Fund.