Telling Stories

Bijou Stories is all about documenting the stories of the LGBTQ+ community and sharing them in creative ways which make them accessible and relevant. Whilst the stories may be documented in traditional ways i.e. oral history/audio recording, video and photography and written documents, we also want to explore how we can highlight the stories – […]

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Bijou Stories at Fierce Queens

Fierce Queens at The Queen’s House, Greenwich Friday 25th February 7pm – 11pm More information available here Found lurking in a dusty closet in the Queens House, various members of Bijou Stories had started creating their own esoteric world based on the ghostly glamour of decaying Hollywood seaside towns.  Deciding it was probably best to […]

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The Pansy Project

Our first Bijou Story is from Paul Harfleet, who discusses The Pansy Project, which he began as a response to homophobic abuse by planting a pansy at the site of the abuse. The photographic documentation of the plantings has led to an organically growing artwork that juxtaposes the violence of homophobic language with the fragility […]

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