Grace Brett, who is 104-years-old, might look the epitome of sweet, elderly innocence– but there’s an actual possibility that she might just be the oldest street artist in the world.
Women from Selkirk, Ettrickbridge and Yarrow, in the Scottish Borders who are a team of “guerrilla knitters” .
But while she isn’t tagging walls with graffiti cans, the great-grandmother is part of a group of ‘yarnstormers’ who are covering monuments with adorable knitted designs in the Scottish county of borders.
As part of Critical Animals Festival, Speak Easy is a participatory art and research project presented by the Socio Creative Trust, a collective of artists with the core members being Susie Anderson, Melissa DeLaney, Beck Pope and Gemma Robertson.
Speak Easy incorporates art, wellness, sustainability and is a curated conversationdinnerperformance. Festival goers are invited to anonymously sign up to the dinner to take part in a curated discussion. The Socio Creative Trust will facilitate conversations around the festival’s key theme of “Possible Futures”.
This performance will be broadcast online and the audience encouraged to participate through social media. A publication documenting the conversation will be created post-event and distributed to both attendees and the virtual audience members….”