Author Archives: Alison Kidd

About Alison Kidd

Research Psychologist

What ARE you doing?

Doing is nearly always rewarding but uncomfortable when someone asks you “what you are doing?” and you simply have no rational answer. Advertisements

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Dream chasing in Ynysowen

In the pouring rain….. Photo by Mike Erskine

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The oddity of brains

“Dreaming is simply thinking in a different biochemical state” bit like art in my experience…

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What’s the Exchange Rate?

Yesterday, the Larks and Ravens visited The Royal Mint where UK money is made. It left us with more questions than answers in our attempt to unravel value.. The “friendly entrance” to the Visitor Centre suggests someone’s keen to protect … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Whitewashing the marks

When the marks on the wall have all gone, what marks remain? We come away from the 6 weeks marked – marked by what we’ve drawn, by what others have drawn and the conversations and contributions exchanged. Thank you Newport … Continue reading

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What’s it worth? – Day 5

A trolley of old 78 rpm records which the stall holder can’t sell and has to get rid of – what are they worth? If we gold plate them and display them on our stall wall, does this change their … Continue reading

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How big is money? – Day 4

Is it this big? .. size and perspective distorts the familiar… How big is Jane? “I say ‘money’, what do you say?”  

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