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What has Lockdown done, one thought and maybe another

So in order to ‘stay safe’ we need to protect ourselves from the air we breathe through nose and mouth, the air that we move through that might have Covid 19 moving through it too, looking for wet  mucous perhaps … Continue reading

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So where in the order of life does Covid 19 belong?

Forms of life get very small, I am unsure but I think that viruses are the smallest. Strands of ribonuclei acid , RNA,wrapped up in a coat to protect themselves when not happily reproducing in some other living organism. So … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the opportunities afforded by lockdown

An abbreviated version of a quote from Morgan Friedland, C20th economist used to illustrate that now might be the moment to take up the idea of  a universal basic income for all. A potentially less costly system than our current … Continue reading

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Bird connections, disconnections & reflections

  During the Covid-19 lockdown, we 3 Larks & Ravens have created space 2 days a week to work together/apart in exploring and responding to Covid-19 life in all its pain, weirdness and disruptive possibilities. We are staying focussed on … Continue reading

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Those leaves again

So when down at Dartington Hall spending time ‘Hothousing’ what non-capitalism might look like, I was interested in working on the Tiltyard, a pristine area of grass visible from most of the surrounding paths. A place of exposure, any activity … Continue reading

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When ‘tasting the change’ what can be learned from autumn leaves

Spring and Fall to a young child   Márgarét, áre you gríeving Over Goldengrove unleaving? Leáves like the things of man, you With your fresh thoughts care for, can you? Ah! ás the heart grows older It will come to … Continue reading

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Where images come from and go to

So we worked together to explore a representation of ourselves, one to offer by way of introduction. Our materials were paper, card and tape, So why did I want to create a trumpet as mask? To get the mouthpiece to … Continue reading

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Seduced by tokens

Searching for understanding about value we made a mistake. Just like any other animal we were seduced by the shiny stuff, coins. Paying attention How many times do we use this phrase? The value is there in paying attention

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Letting go or being pushed, albeit gently

What’s next? Six weeks of experimenting, inviting and receiving conversations, responses, working with and alongside strangers, creating a focus then what’s next? “You will of course paint it over ” “that one is cool, leave it” energy came, went and … Continue reading

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Exchanges

So when does a pile of old shellac 78rpm records become rubbish/ lose value? The records are heavy, not just to lift, carry or store but with histories, that is what a record is. So are the marks left behind … Continue reading

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Jane Austen

So today the three of us prepared a grid to enlarge an image of a £10 note. For some reason after painting small red circles I became involved in Jane herself, my highlight was the exchange of looking with the … Continue reading

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Newport Market 9th April Units B14 & 15

So what were we doing today in Newport Market?   We were asked ‘what are you doing?/ selling?who are you? employed by the Council? what is this?’ I had a great day. Removed blu tak ( pet hate) watched as … Continue reading

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Working together holding our nerves

Who am I and who are you? what happens when we put a wall between us? draw on it draw together and discover also take a look at this:  

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Reading about a corner shop

So for 25 years a family runs a corner shop. Not necessarily a place for designer gifts or even cheap items. A convenience, there when you need a pint of milk, a needle and thread, a box of tampons. Or … Continue reading

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£20 note

So first the blank of an empty piece of paper and a million questions what exactly is money? what value has £20?

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