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summary of making for the week

i’m well into the flow of the residency now.  i have several lines of enquiry set up to investigate and several makes waiting to be made. up first was the proof of concept for the maker bar additional interpretation sign. […]

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motivated monday

on the bus on the way in to derby yesterday i spotted #motivatedmonday in a tweet.  it lit me up as i was feeling really motivated and full of energy.  i arrived at the mill and immediately set up a […]

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at the end of week 5

end of week 5 and i’m looking forward to the beginning of week 6.  i have one make complete, i’ve mentally and physically recovered and i can see a connection with the second make i’m going to propose to the […]

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Fortune Tellers

Documenting the making of ‘Fortune Tellers’, a data driven interactive sound sculpture created for the MoCA Shanghai Pavilion – Courtesy of the AN Travel Bursary for extraordinary and inspirational research

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starting to get hands on

“there’s only one rule when handling objects in the stores … don’t pick a rabbit up by its ears.” this was the opening line from our curatorial guide in the stores on the fourth floor of the silk mill.  soon […]

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ducks moocs and paper planes

as the residency settles into it’s rythym my thinking continues to be a banging buzzing booming confusion.  i just had to write that so i can begin to ease the need to think it. after catching up with grayson perry’s […]

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curiosity, questions and squiggle/scribble

i’ve learnt that sometimes it’s best to leave writing a blog post until a while after the event.  this is such a post.  there is still much information transferring and it’s taking me a while to catch up. lots to […]

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in the beginning

in the beginning …. such a biblical proportion of a statement.  the start of the residency does feel of biblical proportions, the ambition of those behind the re-imagining of the derby silk mill museum being bold and looking way into the […]

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zero pressure

a record of activity and reflection during my steam powered maker residency at the prototyping of the museum of making at derby silk mill.
also my portfolio for the maker certificate run by sonoma state university. this is made possible by maker ed through #makercorps

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Museum of Water goes to the European Museum Awards

Museum of Water has been nominated for European Museum of the Year. Amy Sharrocks, who began the museum in 2013, has been given an a-n travel bursary to attend the ceremony and weekend of events in San Sebastián, Spain.

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The Paradox of Order – returning objects to place

The experience of this whole process has been energising. Interactions between participating artists and poets has been open and spontaneous for the most part. This was the intention of the host artist and author of the process Teresa Albor. Teresa […]

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Friday 19 June at the little museum of Ludlow

Morning: First of all, here’s the video link to my chaos / order talk, edited by Teresa Albor. www.vimeo.com/130677141 With Poet Martin Evans today. (Written in morning) Yesterday he was there on his own and the library was closed (foyer […]

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