Author Archives: Alison Kidd

About Alison Kidd

Research Psychologist

Artist Kevin Sinnott visits his hairdresser

We were delighted to meet Kevin Sinnott today – he came to see the reproduction of his ‘Running away with the hairdresser’ which we had painted on the outside windows of y Gaer to engage with the wider public who … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Running away with the hairdresser

As ‘Running away with the hairdresser’ is part of the Welsh National Collection of Art https://museum.wales/art/online/?action=show_works&item=707&type=artist, it belongs to everyone in Wales so we thought we would bring it outside so a wider ‘everyone’ can enjoy it. We are grateful … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Running away with the hairdresser

The Larks & Ravens are reproducing one of Wales’ National artworks onto the outside windows of y Gaer each evening in Brecon this week (5-9th September). The painting is ‘Running away with the hairdresser’ by Kevin Sinnott currently on exhibition … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Running away with the hairdresser

The Larks & Ravens are reproducing one of Wales’ National artworks onto the outside windows of y Gaer each evening in Brecon this week (5-9th September). The painting is ‘Running away with the hairdresser’ by Kevin Sinnott currently on exhibition … Continue reading

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Photos from the Planet’s Courtroom Abuse Case

Thanks to Jon Muen for these photos of our Courtroom Abuse Case installation at y Gaer during COP 26. Visitors posted their responses to this question – here are some examples….. “The ruling class” “The 1% Government but also us … Continue reading

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Economic Growth

Economic Growth on a finite planet – Who’s inflating the balloon and who is benefiting from it getting every bigger?

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Discovered through translation…

For a while, as a cognitive psychologist, I’ve been working with my 2 artist colleagues to explore questions and trigger new thinking and conversations. They have introduced me to a different, arguably more visceral, language of drawing and making as … Continue reading

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Making connections

The Larks & ravens are exploring (remotely) ways to connect with the outside world from our different isolated locations. I walked along the canal path that runs through my village and left a floating message of hope and sunshine for … Continue reading

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Responding to seeing “Parasite”

After seeing the Oscar winning South Korean film, Parasite, we spent the next day responding through drawing and talking.

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Material reconfiguration

How do you unthink/rethink cultural structures which shape what we do and who has the power? The day started with 3 artists, a large floor and a very large sheet of black card.

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“Earning” a Living….

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A Non Capitalist Exploration at Dartington

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A non-capitalist avatar

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Unasked Possibility Event Bristol

Join artist group Larks and Ravens to explore what non-capitalism might look like. Date and Time Tue, 19 November 2019 11:00 – 12:00 GMT Add to Calendar Location Centrespace 6 Leonard Lane Bristol BS1 1EA View Map

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Behaving non capitalistically…….

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