Categories
Full moon necklaces Workshops

Wellcome Collection, London UK

Natalie, Anna and I spent an afternoon together making full moon necklaces at Wellcome Collection two months ago, just before the lockdown. I calculated how many full moons they have lived so far. They cut all of them and added them to a golden thread to remind us the sun. We shared lots of things, […]

Categories
Thinking

Once upon a time …

Once upon a time there was a wonderful blue planet turning around the sun.  It took around thousands years for one of the species that lived on this beautiful planet, called humans, to learn how to love and respect themselves as much as everything else that surrounded them.  They learned it and they lived happily […]

Categories
Thinking

Conciousness

I feel that consciousness is what does not die when we die.  If we think about the unconscious and the conscious, consciousness is like the bridge from dark to light.  When we have an insight into something, understand something, it was consciousness that helped us, but we might feel like it’s a thought.  When we […]

Categories
Workshops

Omnibus Theatre, London UK

Middle of March we met at Omnibus Theatre for two evenings, 6 to 10pm,  and an afternoon that finished also in the evening at 9pm. Lauriane, Nicolás, Nelson, Camilla, Calia, Stacey and Sue joined us. We made 7 news dolls and I finished quite a few dolls from previous events. ‘Someone somewhere is being helped […]

Categories
Workshops

Boulevard Theatre, Soho, London UK

Last Friday we met at a satelite D&D event ‘ What can mental health workers and Deaf artists do together to improve care for Deaf people?’ at Boulevard Theatre, London. Boulevard Theatre is a little gem hidden in the middle of busy Soho. It is a stunning contemporary space. There is an intimate arena stage […]

Categories
Workshops

East Dulwich Tavern, London UK

Yesterday we celebrated Jennifer’s birthday in a most beautiful party I have been for ages! I brought my dolls and Mathew, Charshy, Caterina and Andrew wanted to make some. We made 4 dolls and we meditate while people around were chatting, playing games, face painting, crafting ribbons, eating a delicious dinner that included vegan cupcakes, […]

Categories
Workshops

Meditation pics at Battersea Arts Centre, London UK

                      

Categories
Workshops

Battersea Arts Centre, London UK

We spent a fantastic weekend at D&D15 at the gorgeous Grand Hall at Battersea Arts Centre, London.   My sessions: ‘Help me to put dreams and a heart into my dolls and draw your own doll, I will sew it for you.’ ‘Make your full moon necklace made by all full moons you have lived so […]

Categories
Full moon necklaces

Battersea Arts Centre, London UK

Yesterday we celebrated the Sunday’s full moon making full moon necklaces at BAC. It was the second time we made full moon necklaces at BAC. First time was in 2014 when I introduced the project at a D&D event. We worked on 4 full moons necklaces with Suzanne, Natalie, Karri and Kei. The youngest maker […]

Categories
Workshops

Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Last evening we went to the first InPractice event of the year at Royal Academy. Artists who face all kinds of difficulties come together to share their artwork and life stories. We started to make dolls at the break between sessions. June and I made one doll each. It is very inspiring to witness the life […]