About Ellen Downes
Ellen is a teacher, curator and artist based in Bristol, UK.
Based at Maze Studios, she is spending the spring of 2022 planning her next Every Body’s Story exhibition following a successful 2021 show at Centrespace Gallery as featured on the BBC.
Every Body’s Story is a project to celebrate the diversity of women’s bodies and create a space and platform to share their stories.
Her work explores community, sustainability and social justice with a focus on storytelling and creative collaboration.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AT CITY PLAZA 10 questions with: Hamed Ganji (23) From: Iran (Afghan Iranian) At the time of this interview he had been living at City Plaza since: 04/16 By Ellen Downes Mon 24 Jan 2022 n the 24th of January 2017 I photographed...
A DAY IN THE LIFE AT CITY PLAZA 10 questions with: Mohammed Hossin (18)From: Aleppo, Syria (Kurdish Syrian)At the time of this interview he had been living at City Plaza since: 18/08/16 By Ellen Downes Sun 23 Jan 2022n the 23rd of January 2017 I...
22/01/17 Frlan and Alia
A DAY IN THE LIFE AT CITY PLAZA 10 questions with: Alia Kahuda Myold (49), Frlan Kathuda Myold (47), sistersFrom: Aleppo, SyriaAlia arrived at City Plaza Refugee Hotel in August 2016 and Frlan joined her in October 2016 By Ellen Downes Sat 22 Jan...
Ellen’s recent projects and collaborations: