Photography: Jacques Henri Lartique (15 mins)

pale, colour photography, palette, Lartique

If you like simplicity and pale colour palette in pictures - then check out this video showing a catalogue of the work of French photographer Jacques Henri Lartique from the book "Lartique: Life in Color" by Martine D'Astier and Martine Ravache https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_k1vpFgiZb8 Much of the subtle colour palette comes from his use of the Autochrome process.  I …

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Friday Night is Health and Safety Film Night: the danger of Knitting

Professor Mal Archaic introduces: "Ah the innocent art of knitting.  Or is it?  Simply the making of something out of wool torn from the back of a sheep and wrapped around two sharp pointed metal objects... or is it?  The QI panel of experts are waiting to discuss this vital topic of national importance. Roll …

Stitching as meditation

meditation sewing

This conversation about stitching is itself slow, meditative and pondering, titled "Thinking Stitch" by Brenda Miller. https://vimeo.com/115214439 In the conversation, the two women sewing discuss early memories of a mother sewing practical clothes, rhythms of machine and handsewing, practicing the craft as a meditative way of slowing down, and the importance of finding that creative …