My Strange New World

In May I invited people to contribute to a participatory mapping project called ‘My Strange New World”. The invitations were extended to those I had incidental contact with and included my neighbours, people walking past my house, and some people I was in touch with online.

Deep and digital: creative participatory sessions with Maynooth University

In June I led two participatory creative sessions for Maynooth University. The plan had originally been for me to deliver them in person, but as this was not possible I suggested doing them online. I wasn’t sure how successful this approach would be, but together we discoverd that it is perfectly feasible to make and Read More…

Photos on phones

The women who come to my groups at Speedwell Children’s Centre have been magnificent in fitting in work around their caring commitments, developing their teaching skills, and keeping their families on an even emotional keel.

Pandemic pictures

I was able to spend some time in my studio during the restricted period, and I made these drawings and paintings in response to the situation.

Food of Love

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During the restrictions, my very good friend Katie Delaney was delivering Fare Share food to older people who were shielding in South Bristol. They usually come to art and theatre groups at ‘acta and are used to being part of an active and vibrant community, and Rich Hughes had the idea to go out with Read More…