François Matarasso – A Restless Art – “Innocence and experience: John Fox’s songs”

Regular readers (thank you for your interest) will know my admiration and affection for John Fox, Sue Gill and the extended family of Welfare State International. Their work caught my imagination 40 years ago, and remains a source of inspiration, perhaps because of its differences with my own. If you haven’t come across them, you might start with this earlier post. John and Sue have both marked their eightieth years, in characteristic fashion, with art, family and friends, and, as will surprise no one who has encountered them, both continue to create new work and reflect on past experiences. Sue’s memoir of a life entwined in art was published earlier this year, and now comes John’s songs of innocence and experience, drawn from fifty years of collaborations with composers and musicians.

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