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12th May 2020

"I’m caught between two worlds" – Saba Vasefi

By Saba Vasefi

Poet Saba Vasefi reflects on Shadow catchers, the convergence between the mirror and memory, and creating poems for her Red Room Poetry commission. 

When I first viewed the Art Gallery ...

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7th May 2020

"My gender has always had its own shadow" – Maddie Godfrey

By Maddie Godfrey

Poet and Shadow catchers call-out competition winner, Maddie Godfrey reflects on shadows, gendered reflections and poetry. 

"Everything casts a shadow / Your body told me in a dream it's never ...

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14th April 2020

"It’s the kind of thing poets do" – David Brooks

By David Brooks

Poet David Brooks reflects on Shadow catchers and the artworks that inspired him to write the poems for his Red Room Poetry commission. 


Ian Dodd, ‘Mirror Image’ (1975)

I first ...

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