Tracey Emin and Transport

Tracey Emin’s huge neon text piece is installed in St Pancras: referencing time and company Continue reading Tracey Emin and Transport

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Scandinavian home craft

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.

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Her fabrics are stocked by Windham Fabrics but you can learn the techniques of Continue reading “Scandinavian home craft”

On now – film festival on creating

Real to Reel craft film festival. 3 days, 44 films. 2-4th May at Playhouse Cinema, London then 5-7th May to The Bureau in Blackburn. includes films on getting more people to knit through MC, painting roadmarkings, dropping pottery from a great height, basket weaving, far Eastern women’s traditional crafting…. In Lancashire 6th/7th it is part of the First Festival of Making, more details at: https://festivalofmaking.co.uk/ Continue reading On now – film festival on creating

Pigs may Fly – Pink Floyd at the V&A

13 May – Pink Floyd Exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.   The British Rock bank, Pink Floyd, known for imaginative staging and videos have an exhibition in their honour opening at the premier London design museum the Victoria and Albert museum (known colloquially as the V&A) beginning soon. Although known for their creativity in live gigs, here is their ground-breaking live action and … Continue reading Pigs may Fly – Pink Floyd at the V&A

“Let’s fill this town with artists” – CASS ART

Have you ever felt you wanted to start being more creative and explore art – stepped brightly across the threshold of the local art supplies shop – and been plain bewildered and overwhelmed by the choices in there?  Suddenly discovered that everything is clearly labelled – but in an arcane, weird language which makes no sense?  Asked for advice from the sales person only to be … Continue reading “Let’s fill this town with artists” – CASS ART