The Cold Truth
A chilling evocation of child sexual exploitation, curated by young people with lived experience.
Devised and curated by Sonny B, Chloe W, Shannon Price, Romana, and Char C, with Effervescent curators Tim Mills and Eloise Malone.
Sculpture, sound, and film by Amy Whittingham, Phil Innes and Hana Backland.
Install by Ray White, Tim Mills, Sonny B, Carin Laird, Sharon Roach, Romana and James.
Technical support to Amy Whittingham by Sonny B, Jodie Burns, Toni Fairhead, Denise Yard, and Robert Morrey, with Ian Palfrey, Zee Bratchley and Anne Freeman.
Glass and ice shoes created in The Nook at Flameworks Creative Arts Facility. The glass shoes were ground and polished at Teign Valley Glass, The House of Marbles, Bovey Tracey with support from Richard Glass, his team, Toni Fairhead, and a lot of biscuits.
Soundtrack created on location at Phil Innes’ studio in Cornwall, with Char C and Sonny B.
Technical support to Hana Backland by Sonny B and Romana. Film shot on location in the ladies’ loos at Radiant Art Gallery January 2016.
THE COLD TRUTH: Effervescent working in partnership with Barnardos.
Supported by Plymouth University, Children in Need, Big Lottery, Plymouth City Council, and Arts Council England.
29th January – 29th April 2016
Mondays – Saturdays: 2pm – 10pm
Sundays: 2pm – 5pm