Spoiler alert: I’ve seen this film and am about to talk about it. However, I suspect that not many of you will have seen this Japanese film, with subtitles. It’s precisely the sort of quality foreign film you go to a film festival to get a chance to see. Here’s its official trailer:
“Crisis is a sieve which separates out the wheat from the chaff – It will play a decisive role in who keeps working and who falls by the wayside.” Chuck Close, painter and photographer In this 3 minutes video, Chuck Close here speaks about crisis on a global scale, and what artists do at such times. His own life has had its share of … Continue reading Artist in Crisis – advice
Lotta Jansdotter has a worldwide reputation for handprinting patterns which are used on textiles, notebooks and household interiors.
“Can’t find what you want? Make it! Don’t know how? Learn it!” is how her website describes her pragmatic approach, much of her printing based on simple potato cut prints, in repeating patterns.
Her fabrics are stocked by Windham Fabrics but you can learn the techniques of Continue reading “Scandinavian home craft”
Made a film? Looking for where to show it? Check out this list for international film festivals deadline submissions in next 4 weeks…. http://bit.ly/2rPIYuf Continue reading Film Festivals to submit to this month…
Here’s the poem and here’s the real life cuppa and situation which inspired its writing: (the end of this video also includes her referring to a poem she didn’t like and made her own poem in response to. Article at http://poetrysociety.org.uk/education/page-fright/hollie-mcnish/interview/ ) Continue reading Caution: A cup of tea can lead to poetry