Inside Looking Out

Thank you mystery customer whom recommended this documentary during a recent bookshop encounter! ‘Imagine: Turning the Art World Inside Out’ begins at the 2013 Venice Biennale looking at the work of Japanese artist Shinichi Sawada. During this one hour...

Binge Thinking (part 2)

So busy was our five days spent working with six other artists in the art department at Huish Episcopi School that I needed to write it all in two parts. Part 1 of which can be read here Day 4: Discussion Reaches New Depths Today was my turn to run a workshop. I had...

Binge Thinking (part 1)

Sometimes I think too much. Sometimes I don’t think deeply enough. When presented with an opportunity to connect with other people working within the arts I was thirsty for ideas, discussion and words.   But thoughts can be like drinking and heady ideas processed...

School’s Out!

School, S’Cool, Skool, Shoal, School… (only dead fish swim with the stream…) Whenever we think of a school, it is useful to remind ourselves that the meaning of the word has undergone many transformations, and the root of the English word school can...