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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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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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Behaving non capitalistically…….

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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.

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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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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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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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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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Newport day 5

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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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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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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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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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