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Reaching Out

It has been a real struggle finding local glass working facilities. Having done an AA2A residency at De Montfort University Leicester in 2018 I  had hoped to work with their brilliant Glass Technician, Jill Ellinsworth again but unfortunately this would […]

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QR Codes

Came across an old article on the ‘National Museum of Scotland’ using QR codes as a way of getting visitors to better access and engage with their collections. It got me thinking how I could somehow incorporate QR codes, especially […]

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Monkey Business

As there are so many great animals to choose from and research for potential connections, my choices are a bit random. I feel like I am spinning a wheel and waiting for the dial to stop on a particular species. […]

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Animal discoveries

Seven bizarre animal facts that I don’t yet know what I’ll do with Each tiger has individual stripe patterns Tarsiers have eyes the same size as their brains A seals’ flipper resembles human fingers Corals are animals Cow urine is […]

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Happy Reading

Fruitful conversations and online research have lead to quite the reading list! I’ve begun “Museums in the Climate Emergency” by Steve Lyons and Kai Bosworth and by the time I finish that I believe I’ll have myself an argument or […]

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Fruitful Meetings

It’s been quite a week! I feel I’ve made lots of progress although admittedly much of it has taken the form of scribbled notes, sketches and thoughts ripening into ideas in my head. It was good to touch base with […]

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Ecology NOW

This A-N Bursary Time Space Money will allow me to work closely with Lapworth staff responding innovatively to the museum’s fossil collections. It will enable me to explore the environmental potential within my work through collaboration and learning new techniques.

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Inlet and outlet

How the river flows in and out, how we use this in our industry and how it feels when we swim.

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Introduction to the exhibition and events

Hello Everyone, I’m going to write these blog posts on behalf of artist Sabina Sallis. I am her partner and main technical support. I’ve never done this before so these first posts may be a bit poor but are sure […]

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The Cat Speaks…

When we first went into lockdown, it prompted me to paint the outside wall that I’d been meaning to paint since I moved here in 2013. I took a photo of the wall this weekend and I was struck by […]

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All in the best possible taste!

I’ve just read a very interesting article in the New York Times by Michael Pollan called Weeds Are Us. In a way, it develops the point I was making last week about having empathy for non-human species – namely, weeds. […]

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How to be an empathetic human?

I was clearing out the bindweed from my garden this weekend when it occured to me that, in a way, it is like a virus. By that I mean that it is a form of nature which, in seeking to […]

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