More Than 100 Stories is a commission led by artists Sarah Butler and Nicole Mollet that explores and creatively maps the Creative People and Places programme.

The Non-Engagers



They live at the edges of our vision, vanish when we turn to look. Though we are diligent in our searching and meticulous in our research, they keep slipping into the shadows. We are not who you think we are, one told me once; I asked him, politely, to explain, but he would not.

It is rumoured that the taxi drivers might know how to find them, the hairdressers too. So we are heading for the laybys, the train stations, the nightclubs, and all those glass-fronted shops full of mirrors and blades.



A new piece of writing by Sarah Butler responding to an anonymous answer to the question: Communities are made up of many people with different agendas and needs, how do these play out in the context of your project?