Monthly Archives: January 2016

Identity and the British Museum

So on Monday we visited the British Museum, inspired by Neil Macgregor’s final lecture back in December we booked to hear Grayson Perry talking about ‘ Finding myself in the Museum’. Was it sub-conscious that the talk focussed on identity, … Continue reading

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Fragile

So exploring a sense of identity I am working with both clay and a very difficult paper. The clay came about when I┬ádiscovered Sumerian glyphs, the earliest recorded writing, created by pressing a stylus into clay. Handling clay took me … Continue reading

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Liberation

This morning I played some Tai Chi, movements focussed from a central place. I worked with a group of 7 year old children yesterday. We drew in peaceable silence, not asked for but established by the joy of concentrating on … Continue reading

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New year ahead

Today is new year’s eve and despite the fact that its ‘just’ another date it gives me pause to consider the work in process. Hours of logistical fiddling with wire, string, paper clips and little brass rings following hot on … Continue reading

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