Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ice and Fire

There’s so much I don’t know, that I don’t even know I don’t know (if you know what I mean). So I read something, get caught on an imagined scenario, and the next thing I know

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Workshop Planning

I like to say ‘yes’, am more likely to say it than no. Would you run workshops with: young people ‘yes’, older people ‘yes’, children ‘yes’, marsupials…?

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Fish Tales

Slowly elements fall into place; the focus is fishing, an end event will take place in Sandy’s building – which was an old fish processing plant, the material: beach-combed ropes and nets.

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Studio

The days have fallen into a happy rhythm of walking beaches, collecting rope. Then back in the studio devising methods of sorting my haul, categorising by colour, size and liveliness

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Play

My studio space in the museum is beginning to smell rather fishy. I have begun collecting materials to play with; each with a connection to the fishing industry,

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Rubbish

“I want to see a corn drying kiln” I say, not really knowing why, following instinct – a gut feeling. So Anne takes me to meet one. We reckoned it was last in use about 150 years ago, pretty much … Continue reading

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As One Door Closes, Another Opens?

An issue with using the radar station as a venue for an end event/artwork would have been that its pertinence to the history of the area is fleeting. How good is it that museum volunteers have been out sleuthing on … Continue reading

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