Me with glasses - Jack Miguel - photo by Theo Christelis

JACK

MIGUEL

We were happy to welcome Jack Miguel for a weeks residency in April 2017 where he used his time with us to write and develop his project ‘The Turning of the Leaves’, a beautiful 21st century expression of the challenges facing men today amidst inherited narratives of power, violence and invulnerability.

 

You can read about Jack below and find out more about his wonderful work via his website: www.jackmiguel.com

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Black feathers - Jack Miguel - photo by Theo Christelis

Jack Miguel is a poet, artist and facilitator from London. Rooted in language his practice encompasses sound design, sculpture, moving image and performance. 

In 2015 Jack became the first poet to attend the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he joined the Mmus Leadership programme. Since graduating Jack has worked with organisations like the Barbican, Union Chapel and Roundhouse to deliver both personal and community arts projects and had his work featured on radio, in print and online by the BBC, NTS, Telegraph, Jocks & Nerds, Vice and Dummy Mag among others. A strong proponent of the arts as a powerful force for change, Jack is a tutor for community music company Drum Works and has been invited to speak about his work publicly for Sunday Assembly and Comic Relief. 

 

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“Ahh what a blessing my time at Joldwyns was! I am very grateful to Joldwyns for giving me the time and space needed to develop my ideas in such an inspiring setting. I really hope to be back soon.”

The Turning Of The Leaves cover image, by Jack Miguel
The Turning Of The Leaves, by artist and poet Jack Miguel. Audio Visual Installation at Union Chapel. With collaborators filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician Josh Grey-Jung. Photo by Theo Christelis

The Turning Of The Leaves audio visual installation at Union Chapel, in collaboration with filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and electronic musician Josh Grey-Jung

The Turning Of The Leaves cover image, by Jack Miguel
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