Short short. World’s smallest stop motion animation

Here is the World’s smallest stop motion animation: “Dot” is a recording made possible by Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment.  The invention was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a 9mm girl called Dot as she struggles through a microscopic world. All the minuscule detail was shot using … Continue reading Short short. World’s smallest stop motion animation

Ceramics as touch-seeing: Beverley Bell Hughes

Here is an example of Beverley’s work:   If you’d like to see more of her work, Beverley currently has an exhibition at the Contemporary Ceramics Centre, called “Tidal Echoes”, until 15th September. Blind from birth, Beverley uses texture as a way of seeing. And here is a lovely 12 minute wordless video of how she find and makes the shapes:   Continue reading Ceramics as touch-seeing: Beverley Bell Hughes

Lisa O'Neill

Meet a tonic: Lisa O’Neill

I have just met Lisa O’Neill via the internet – she is a breath of fresh air and a newfound female friend.  A mum of 4 kids, lively, loving life and encouraging women to take responsibility for their own lives and happiness. Why? “I spent 25 years in the fashion industry, with all these unhappy women and they weren’t in charge of their stuff.  And … Continue reading Meet a tonic: Lisa O’Neill