Michael Holland is an artist working on several projects including Ono, Keswicklemon, Fulbaechop, OnoTesla, Islington Mill Creativity Exchange, and Show and Thumb.
Ono is a small independent record label since 2007, creating small editions of multiple CDs tapes and records.
Keswicklemon is Holland’s online artistic presence, used to share artwork and images since 2000 unique collages, artists books, commissions, encouraging creativity, workshops.
Fulbaechop was a small shop in Bacup Lancashire that was a social hub, art gallery, drop in centre, record shop, permaculture centre and generally a positive place to be if you were feeling alternative in Bacup between 2012 and 2013.
OnoTesla is a small vinyl record label and independent online music outlet supporting odd music and promoting outsider choices since around 2014. Co-run with Tesla Tapes founder Paddy Shine.
Islington Mill Creativity Exchange is a space in Islington Mill open to anyone, where visiting creative people of all ages, skills and abilities are free to access free creative materials mostly collected from the waste trajectory, saved so that you or anyone else is free to create anytime. Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Show and thumb is a small project to encourage artists to look openly at their friends and peers artists books, sketch books or just appreciate books made by other artists. Previous events have been at the Merz Barn in Elterwater, MMU Special Collections, Paramount Books and in the Islington Mill Library.
Contact Michael at Keswicklemon@gmail.com