Monthly Archives: March 2014

Read an article and comment (and you might need a dictionary)

This week’s homework from college was to read this article by Hai Foster called The Artist as Ethnographer. Seeing that it was only four pages long I assumed that it would be a quick read and best left for Sunday … Continue reading

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Read an article and talk about it: Creative Accounting

This week for college we have been asked to read an article called ‘Creative Accounting: not knowing in talking and making’ by Rebecca Fortnum. The aim is to think about it and talk about it. So I’ve just read it. … Continue reading

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Funny signs – is this art?

One of my ideas for the Powis Castle project I am in the middle of at the moment is to make some signs to be put here and there around the gardens. These signs will contain quotes overheard by me … Continue reading

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Notes for tutorial – two influential artists

I have been asked to pick a couple of artists who are currently influential to my practice in order to consider and compare problems they have faced and solutions to those problems. The first artist I have chosen I came … Continue reading

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Life’s little pleasures

A long time ago I had a discussion with my husband about ‘life’s little pleasures’ and we managed to come up with a fair few (some I care to admit to here such as clean sheets, that first sip of … Continue reading

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What The Lego Movie can teach creative people

Yesterday I went to see The Lego Movie with five children (not all my own). I expected to spend an hour and a half consumed by an action-packed, colourful and fun, light-hearted story. I expected there to be a moral … Continue reading

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Creative people like to do things those non-creative people don’t do

Today I read this. It caught my attention among the hundreds of daily facebook posts I see because of course I regard myself as a creative person. I needed to know: do I do any of the 18 things listed … Continue reading

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