ExploreTheArch performers Yasmin Aishah and Hannah Collisson explored their multiple identities via the introspection that pervaded their childhoods. Both artists created personal and magical garden spaces in which to reflect quietly on the known and unknown of relatives, residences and ritual from their mixed race heritage.

Inspired by the protagonist of Rumer Godden's 1972 Whitbread Prize winning novel, The Diddakoi, Kizzy Lovell: a child who loves to live in the garden.

Iraq, Ghana, Belize, New Zealand, the UK,
Distance and boundaries merged,
Poetic worlds emerged.

  "It was magical, a lovely way to spend a sunny evening"

  "Absolutely amazing. Beyond all my expectations!"

  "So creative!"