Young People

We are delighted to support the work of young artists and writers. In this section we feature work by children (0-16) and young people (16-24) across Hull and East Riding.

The Orwell Youth Prize

The Orwell Youth Prize

On the 4th March, at University of Hull the Orwell Youth Prize led a ‘Future Forum’ event in which young people came together to debate key issues affecting their futures. The Orwell Youth prize is an annual award for young people across the UK for political writing.
The event was documented by Evan Chapman and Rachel Anderson on behalf of The Critical Fish.

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Rachel Anderson, Orwell Youth Prize

Rachel Anderson, Orwell Youth Prize

Rachel Anderson, textile artist. On the 4th March, at University of Hull the Orwell Youth Prize led a ‘Future Forum’ event in which young people came together to debate key issues affecting their futures.

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Once upon a time

Once upon a time

The backdrop for this essay is the evaluation of 2017 and the imprint of City of Culture on individuals and communities.
For me, one of the stand out ideas was Born into a City of Culture; an art work comprised of the footprint of every baby born in Hull that year.

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