Author Archives: Alison Kidd
Is it this big? .. size and perspective distorts the familiar… How big is Jane? “I say ‘money’, what do you say?”
Day 1 of exploring exchange and values on our stall at Newport Market. “Can you draw what you value about the market?” Collecting and sharing But sad conversations … “it used to be fantastic“, “‘They’ are to blame“, “where will … Continue reading
Death ..denied… Growth … applauded… In the natural world, they are part of the same…
The strip of beach between high and low tide interests me. It’s an area of constant change – yesterday’s marks are gone and yesterday’s flotsam is re-arranged into new patterns. Nothing stays the same for long. And it’s one of … Continue reading
Certainly there was a changing of the guard – God, Pope and Death are sticking around .. or are they? …. and how will this cast haunt our lives and our world?
How is my view of the world distorted? What’s it distorted by? How is my view different from yours? Which view is “right”? How would I know? Is there an ‘undistorted’ view? … what would that look like?
Why do we build empires? What values are they based on? … and ultimately they collapse Money doesn’t make sense for measuring value but it’s the lens society uses.. And the power of an arbitrary £ symbol determines our place…. … Continue reading
The Larks and Ravens ran a Big Draw event in the Aldi Store in Bristol. We invited customers shopping that day to “draw what you value” and Aldi were kind enough to let us draw on their windows which proved … Continue reading
Aldi Bedminster Store, BS3 1JA Thu 20 Oct 11am – 3:30pm Draw what you value! – Drop by and help us create a display of what we value in life. Larks and Ravens invite you to drop by the Bedminster … Continue reading
Some bird-eye views…
I asked 5 year old Ben what money is. He said it’s just “special paper”. Good answer. And here’s what £10 of “special paper” looks like.