The Still Born book has now been launched at Northern Print and is for sale both from Amazon and for the slightly reduced price of £ 30 at Northern Print until the 21st of April or directly from Affect Formations Publishing (by emailing Several digital prints are on display at Northern Print in Newcastle upon Tyne until the 21st of April.

News coverage in the Northern Echo.

A radio interview with Lisa Shaw on the Still Born project can be listened back on BBC Newcastle here.There’s a trail and excerpt at 10.19 then the interview at 15.55 to 28.59 and then from 38.10 to 43.55.




The Still Born book is almost ready to be launched. As well as a selection of artworks by Adinda van 't Klooster on the theme of stillbirth and grief over the death of a baby, this book contains poems by Roger Bloor, Christine Bousfield, Jennie Farley, Rebecca Goss, Sarah James, Karen Mc Carthy Woolf, Claire Potter and Wendy Pratt commisioned in response to the artworks. The launch will take place at Northern Print on 22 March 2018 from 6 to 8 pm. Some of the original artworks from the book will be on display from 20 March to 21 April and at the launch poets Roger Bloor, Christine Bousfield and Wendy Pratt will read their work. If you would like to attend the launch rsvp to

A full press release is available here


The Khyal Music and Imagination touring exhibition is now on display at the Oriental Museum in Durham until June 2018. This exhibition contains the work by the three visual artists Adinda van ’t Klooster, Mahjabin Imam Majumdar, and Theresa Poulton in response to Indian Khyal music. This AHRC funded project has been led by Durham University. Visit the project website.


September 2017

The Still Born project is now in full flow, thanks to a small grant from the arts from the Arts Council England. The Still Born exhibition part of IFPA2017 at Manchester Central was a great success and attended by approximately 500 people.

The call for poets to respond to the artworks has now closed and the chosen poets are announced here. The project is also continuously updated on a Facebook page.


The Khyal: Music and Imagination exhibition is still touring and currently on display at the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery in Leicester until the 5th of November 2017. In 2018 it will show at the Oriental Museum in Durham.