February Update

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Since I last wrote there has been the usual flurry of curve stitching for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. And now there’s time for thinking about and doing other projects… The Art Doctors travelled to London to take part in a conference to celebrate and evaluate the community engagement projects that took place as part of […]

September update

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It’s that familiar back to school feeling this week, with part of my household actually doing just that. So I thought I’d round up what’s been happening in the past few months and what I have planned so far for the rest of the year. The Threads Project was enormously successful, with an extended exhibition […]

Art Doctors on Tour

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After great success engaging audiences at Leeds Art Gallery, the Art Doctors (myself and Liz Stirling) were commissioned to prescribe again at the British Art Show as it tours across the country, this time to visitors at Inverleith House in Edinburgh. Next up is Norwich at the end of July and we’re just waiting to hear from […]

Only a few weeks to go until the Threads Exhibition

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Everyone involved in the Threads project has worked really hard and we’ve produced some brilliant collective work. Over the past few weeks I’ve been putting everything together and working out how to show the work and the excerpts of conversation side by side in the final exhibition. I’ve been resisting the urge to just show off on […]

Threads – a collaborative curve stitching project

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I came up with the idea for Threads earlier this year. I thought it would be great to do something collaborative with the curve stitching technique and to combine this with an exploration of what happens to conversations while groups of people are making together. I’ve been interested in this group dynamic since visiting an […]