In October – December 2023, LB was part of a collective of Liverpool artists whom exhibited work in Lüneburg, Germany, in a show that represented the city. Other artists include: Storeybookland aka Howard Ashley Storey and Honey Storey, Frances Mellina, Mark McNulty, Anna Mulhearn, David Knopov, Emily Meghan Lansley aka Glomoth, Joanne de Oliveira Guerreiro, […]
For EuroVision 2023 LB teamed up with IWF as a creative consultant, choreographer advisor and a workshop assistant for Aquatopia, a community street parade uniting Ukraine and Liverpool through music. The Parade saw thousands of visitors and was featured on broadcasting services such as: BBC One show, BBC NW Tonight, Granada News, Sky News, Channel […]
For International Womens Day 2023, LB teamed up with Amina Bihi, & Nicola Leigh to create a platform/ network & archive of female artists based in Liverpool. The Event was held at IWF and the website can be found here: https://iwdguide23.my.canva.site/ Photo: Amina Bihi, Web design: Nicola Leigh, Poster design: Lo Iteirney
LB teamed up with Lorène Zantman, Hannah Bitovski, and Ruta Staseviciute to create a 20m willow arch tunnel for various themed events produced by Pink Marmalade, at Liverpools Hilton and locations across the country. Photography: Grant Walker
Halloween 2022 LB teamed up with Laurie Crombie from IWF to create and install decor at IWF for an acid rave haunted warehouse themed event by student events company Naughty Horse Productions on a one day commission. https://www.naughtyhorsepromo.com
Summer 2022 LB teamed up with 92 Degrees Coffee Myrtle Street to exhibit and sell a variety of prints and canvas’ from the Discordia series. The exhibition continued in September 2022 in the Hardman street store. Myrtle Street Hardman Street
September 2022 LB joined volunteer crew with Rosie Fieldhouse at Ed Dale-Harris’ (SAWA Architecture) permaculture camp in Hastings to build a wattle and daub wall for Stonelynk Organics vegetable garden barn, learning the principles of permaculture and natural building. www.sawa-architecture.org www.stonelynkorganics.com featured photo:Rosie Fieldhouse
In Spring 2022, LB completed the Level 1 forest school qualification with My Outdoor Classroom CIC, and has pursued further work experience with them and ‘Beautiful New Beginnings’ in the Merseyside region. myoutdoorclassroom.co.uk https://beautifulnewbeginnings.co.uk/forest-school-classes/ Beautiful new beginnings
April 2022 LB joined the volunteer group at Brighton Permaculture Trust to support and complete a natural building course Tutored by Ian Brown at Earthship Brighton in Stanmer Park. Course criteria included how straw bale building supports permaculture principals, and all the practical construction techniques of how to build a straw bale structure with […]
LB teamed up with new tribute act “Celebrating Billy Joel” to do art direction and stage/props design for their live concert film shoot ahead of their upcoming 2022 American tour, exclusively for American TV channel PBS. https://www.laurabrownhill.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/TV-CBJ-60-sec-with-graphic-1.mp4 Filmed by Jack Whiteley, Luis Santos, Lee Isserow, Anna levin.
Cowherd and Weaver Girl is an immersive outdoor stage design which depicts a scene from the mythological story around which the Chinese festival, Qixi is based. The installation invites friends, family’s and lovers to step into a giant pop up story book to become a feature in the narrative, where a flock of magpies form a bridge […]
LB teamed up with Liverpool band Mamatung and Mike Donaghy as art director and general creative assistant for their latest release, Flowers, filmed in Cae Mabon in Wales spring 2021. The team who made this video are: Mike Donaghy (Pulse Media): Camera Magic Wizard. (Filming, editing and possiblity) Laura Brownhill: Creative Genius Vibes (props/costumes /concepts, […]
In 2021, LB was part of a volunteer team to help build the foundations and framework of a new outdoor dwelling at Cae Mabon Retreat Centre in Wales, led by Jack Everett. https://www.caemabon.co.uk https://www.jackeverett.org
LB qualified as a Beekeeper at Blackburn House in 2014 and has kept bees between then and 2020. She was involved in organising Bee Day at Kaz Garden, an event to bring awareness of the plight of the bees to the gig going public.
LB alongside dancer Hollie Coleman, and visual artist Howard Ashley Storey took part in a worldwide dance collaboration to create a music video for San Francisco based musicians Egemen Sanli and Madhu Anziani for their latest release Tara- “I am Goddess, I am”.
In response to Discordia Exhibition, LB created another series of paintings based on the characters that appeared as guides in the show: ‘The Light’, ‘The Shadow’, ‘Balance and The Calm After The Storm’. ‘The Light’ is now immortilised as an NFT on new blockchain auction site Portion with the others set to follow. Click or […]
LB has worked alongside Rob Stringer to create visual interpretations for his musical concepts, the first of which is his original composition Leaving Earth which is set to be performed and recorded by a live orchestra in the near future.
LB has created a limited edition original pen and ink illustration for record label and promotor Mellowtone. Edition of 50 on Risograph print A5 printed by Granby Press in Liverpool. 20% of sale price donated to The Florrie, Liverpool. copy link to order here: https://store.mellowtonerecords.com/product/mellowtone-print-laura-brownhill
LB is working alongside shiatsu practitioner Sarah Allison to create pen and ink illustrations of pressure points as visual aids to her written healing blogs. https://sja-holistics.com/ Sarah is a certified Zen Shiatsu and Usui Reiki Practitioner and has been practising energy healing for more than a decade. Her clients are typically people seeking effective, natural […]
LOVE not FEAR’ is an open collaboration to create a digital community “vision board” of people’s hopes and visions of the new world; a place to plant the seeds and spread the message of the positive changes we want to see in our future through all creative mediums. The project was initiated by KREWE LIVERPOOL founders Laura Brownhill & […]
In Feb 2020 LB and Mellowtone joined forces to create a surreal masquerade ball at Sefton Parks iconic Palm House. This was a city wide collaboration bringing creativity from all corners of Liverpool from Mersey swing, Movema, Invisible Wind Factory , Harlequin Dynamiotes, Joe Farrag and more, featuring New Orleans band Frog and Henry. insta: […]
LB assisted Hannah Lockwood in talent scouting for the 2020 Champions League Pepsi commercial which was filmed in various Liverpool locations, and played a role as a background dancer for the shoot.
LB has been part of the procession team at FITM for the past decade creating large scale spectacles and workshops for huge audience participation happenings including dance, puppets, fire torches and firework displays, marching bands, original music and bespoke costumes, for kids and adults. Images from FITM 2019 photo credits: Alex Edwards Images from FITM […]
For Bongo’s Bingo 2019 Aladdin themed Christmas and New Year season, LB was guest set designer working alongside BB’s tech team, creating a spectacular immersive environment featuring a palace sized projection mapping wall, a hydraulic flying carpet and a huge walk through ‘cave of wonders’ entrance, amongst many more light up props and bespoke set […]
LB was part of the art department team at Kudos for the British/Canadian TV series Tin Star during its filming in Liverpool in 2019.
LB in collaboration with Kieth Spoons designed and built the garden extension for Vintage boutique Frieda Mo’s on Lark Lane in Liverpool. The space functions as an outdoor cafe area and a stage for small gigs and functions. Freida Mo’s on Lark Lane expands from vintage clobber to vintage amps
2019 LB teamed up with 92 Degrees Coffee Hardman Street to exhibit and sell a variety of prints and canvas’ from the Discordia series. Closing event with live DJ set by Mario Leal. Photos David Edwards Photos Dan Isler
‘Discordia Exhibition’ Making sense of the chaos. “In the beginning, surveying the formless chaos of inchoate matter and energy, Brahma felt confused and at sea. He had no idea how to fashion something out of that disorganised swirl. In desperation, he turned into himself and asked, “How can I create an ordered cosmos in the […]
Newly formed video director duo LB X J-Dubz create the official music video for ELTON JOHN and Bernie Taupin’s classic tune ‘Bennie and the jets’. Winners of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s 50th Anniversary competition , ‘The Cut”. J-Dubz and LB’s creation was shortlisted by Parris Goebel, and selected by industry high flying panel Elton John, […]
A collaboration between Laura Brownhill, Hollie-ann Coleman, Maria Malone, Gabriel Moreno, Maris Peterlevics and Matt Fleming. The project was devised, performed and filmed in the Ex Convento delle Clarisse, Caramanico, Italy during an artist residency on the 27th/28th of July 2016. Convent of Catharthis explores the transitions between states of order, chaos, and freedom through […]
Techno tap is an experimental musical collaboration between composer Jacques Malchance (jacquesmalchance.com – Upitup Records upitup.com) and perfomer and art director Laura Brownhill. Originally commissioned to accompany a thematic dining experience, The Aviary by Feasts of Fantasia, the duo are now exploring the genre to make rhythmical audio performance with feet and synth. The most […]
LB curated a series of ritualistic ceremonies for the final show at The Kazimier on NYE 2015 as part of a thematic experience called Planet Kronos. Her performance area was in the club itself dubbed The Cryogenic Crypt. she devised a series of music based and choreographic performances reflecting on the clubs history of events. […]
Charity Christmas Record: This Is The Time A collaboration with song writer James Canty, Composer Jon Herring, Producer Joe Wills and Illustrator Tomo plus a huge array of liverpool musicians and creatives. The team gathered to create a record to mark the closure of The Kazimier club for christmas 2015. Proceeds were to be donated […]