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September 21, 2016 § 3 Comments
It’s true isn’t it? When someone’s motivation is clear and bright, it shines out of them like the Starship Enterprise’s tractor beam.
September 12, 2016 § Leave a comment
Turbulent life changes bring reflection. I had to leave home (a beautiful rented house and friend-renters) by December 27th. Plans crystallised over the in-between days.
September 5, 2016 § 1 Comment
This Spring, I moved my home and studio from the city to countryside. The confidence to act quickly came in a surprising way. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 26, 2016 § 2 Comments
Heroes like Seth Godin and Brené Brown advise to open up to vulnerability, connect and tell our stories.
Feeling a bit like a hedgehog upended, I wonder how I can start telling this story, my story? To open up my heart and dreams with you without a neat ending? What will happen? How will it feel if nothing happens?
So here goes… I’m going to share the news of the last 6 months. Work is bubbling. Check in for changes, struggles, moving on and knuckling down. Short and sweet about once a week.
February 25, 2016 § 1 Comment
Berliners told me it’s a highlight of the year so I stayed for Transmediale ‘the post-digital culture event’ held annually at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
The programme was not compatible with my simple 8-bit brain. Even the veterans I petitioned for guidance admitted to information overload, apt considering this year’s theme of anxiety. My final strategy was to neglect most lectures and prioritise hanging out, absorbing installations and workshopping. From these I’m teasing out one strand of interest but for more on the wider experience, read Renee Carmichael’s review.
October 29, 2014 § 1 Comment
One month, 13 students, countless visiting artists and a huge array of creative coding. I was delighted to take the opportunity this July to take part in ‘Responsive Spaces’. The culmination was an interactive installation group show in a warehouse space in Urban Spree, Friedrichstein. Many thanks to Rachel Uwa, the brains behind the genius. Click on the image above to see the full PDF.
January 27, 2014 § 4 Comments
A team of Finnish researchers Nummenmaa, Glerean, Hari, Hietanen recently published a paper “Bodily Map of Emotions”. It outlines how people describe their emotion related body sensations. This blog post responds to the work in the context of it’s own research ‘Emotionally}Vague‘, (video presentation here). « Read the rest of this entry »