Below are a selection of books, postcards and publications created by Strike a Light since 2007.
ALE TALES BOOK AND HERITAGE RESOURCE
With Sam Carroll, Kirsty Pattrick and Fay Barker
Seea full copy of the book here
COURTSHIP POSTCARDS, ON THE PULL EXHIBITION, BRIGHTON MUSEUM
Nicola Benge and Photographer Jen Sanders
Postcards created with reminiscence group on the theme of Courtship for an eight month long On the Pull exhibition at Brighton Museum.
COMMUNITY STORY – ADUR DISTRICT COUNCIL
Nicola Benge, Artist and Facilitator
A ten week project reminiscence and photography art project for Adur District Council, West Sussex and WRVS Heritage Plus to promote community history and integration in Fishersgate.
Filmmaker Si Mitchell also created a film for this project. Postcards were created in 2010 as an addition to the project.
EL GENERO, PIMIENTO VERDE MAGAZINE, SPAIN
Kevin Smith – Editor
Nicola Benge Translator and Facilitator
A Spanish language magazine about gender issues in Spain using text, cartoons and illustration from a variety of contributors.
Nicola Benge – Artist and Editor
Books created from reminiscence sessions about clothing and fashion from 1930s to 1970s in Sussex, Brighton’s Black and Minority Ethnic elders community, the 60th Anniversary of Crawley new town, Portslade histories, and Eastbourne memories, for WRVS Heritage Plus.
See the full texts here:
- EASTBOURNE MEMORIES
- As The Crow Flies
- CROSSING CONTINENTS (with WRVS Heritage Plus volunteers Imogen Lycett Green and Gemma Crowther)
- THE WAY WE WORE (with WRVS Heritage Plus volunteer Imogen Lycett Green)
- PORTSLADE PORTRAITS (with writer Vanessa Gebbie)