Tag Archives: art

A Response to Covid-19 postcards

We received over 30 postcards in response to our invitation back in May to share thoughts in words or images to a mid-lockdown question “Can we remake our world in new ways?” You can enjoy (as we have) the rich … 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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Behaving non capitalistically…….

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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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Day 1 – Early exchanges..

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

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What do I see?

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?

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Responses to Aldi value

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

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Aldi customers drawing what they value

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

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On the money….

We’ve become both intrigued and baffled by the strange phenomenon of money. So, we have started to explore the deeply embedded myths of value, growth, credit, debt and capitalism that govern our everyday lives. And Step 1 is to spend … Continue reading

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Thinking differently in private spaces

The Larks & Ravens busy exploring how we feel, think or respond differently to climate change questions in private, rather than, public spaces.

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