Tuesday, 20 November 2018

An Exploration of the Human Face of WW1




Image courtesy Blind Veterans UK

Dr Nicola Gauld Coordinator for Voices of War and Peace: the Great War and its legacy (based in the Library of Birmingham) AHRC/HLF First World War Engagement Centres: connecting academic and public histories of the First World War and its Legacy, has accepted The Sound Agents proposal to talk at the Diversity & WW1 festival at the Midlands Art Centre in Birmingham on 22 & 23 March 2019 

The talk will be based on Dulce et Decorum Est public art installation installed on The Lycuem Grade II* listed building in Bold Street Liverpool 2014 to present and a new project: An Exploration of the Human Face of WW1 an installation of the Pantheon de la Guerre WW1 painting and memories of blind and visually impaired veterans. The Agents will be delivering workshops to record individual personal stories with peop
le who have had a comparable experience of losing their sight and of the rehabilitation procedures, therapies and techniques. 


By recording memories and experiences of blind and visually impaired veterans today,  the public will have a true understanding of the blind and visually impaired forgotten ones of WW1 and a comprehension of how the men rebuilt their lives and how their families were affected
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            www.voicesofwarandpeace.org   

Thursday, 15 November 2018

'MAKE IT BETTER FILMS'




Branching Out

The Sound Agents have been working in Nailsea, Bristol with Town Clerk, Ian Morrell, 65 High Street making the first short film of their new production service Make it Better Films.

Saturday, 20 October 2018

THE SOUND AGENTS NEW SECRETARY AND FINANCE DIRECTOR IN CHINATOWN 2018 WITH MR CHEUNG AND LUCKY MAN


APPOINTMENT OF SECRETARY

The Sound Agents are delighted to announce the appointment of Doreen Allen as Secretary

APPOINTMENT OF FINANCE DIRECTOR


The Sound Agents are delighted to be working with recently retired banker Joan Mason.
Joan has been appointed in the role of Finance Director. 

Thursday, 19 July 2018

FORGOTTON FACES OF THE GREAT WAR CHINESE LABOUR CORPS EXHIBITION



John Campbell and Moira Kenny working with Peng Wenlen Project Director of The Meridian Society, curated and installed a photographic exhibition on the CLC from the W J Hawkings Collection, courtesy of his grandson John de Lucy, and kindly prepared by The Oriental Museum of Durham University, is currently on display at The Black-E, 1 Great George Street, Liverpool L1 5EW. Entitled 'A Noble Duty Bravely Done - The Chinese Labour Corps in World War I', the Liverpool  exhibition will run until 18th August 2018




The Meridian Society aims to raise awareness of their story nationwide through its project activities. In Liverpool, on the occasion of the centenary of the last Chinese labourer buried at Anfield who died on 9th August 1918, you are invited to join us in remembering the Chinese Labour Corps at a special commemorative event on Friday 10th August. 


Detail: Exhibition Recruitment

A Family Activities Day will be held at the Museum of Liverpool on 11th August, at which members of the general public will be able to hear a talk on the CLC and attend film screenings, or learn about the experiences of Chinese labourers by taking part in workshops on story-telling and Chinese arts and crafts. A number of CLC artefacts will be on display and the museum will provide World War I objects for handling.

The Black-E Liverpool

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

SEEKING NEW MEMBERS


Time and Date of the next meeting will be announced soon.