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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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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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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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