We spent wonderful three evenings at Omnibus this week. Heather and Sophie came to make dolls. In total we made 9 new dolls while chatting about our lives, our passions and dreams. I also finished some dolls of previous makers. Some people sat with me, we talked about the project, they loved it! There was a […]
We had another amazing residency season at Omnibus Theatre last month. We worked 8 evenings during three weeks. I decided to do an experiment. I didn’t introduce myself and invite the audience to make dolls as I usually did before. I wondered what would happen if I was just sat in my corner working on […]
Dreams and a Heart: The Exhibition! Dreams and a Heart is having an exhibition! Come and view the first community of 700 dolls, and make your own to add to this ongoing participatory artwork. With nearly 2000 dolls created so far, this exhibition is a celebration of all the work by Regina and […]
11-26 Oct | Thu-Sat 6-10pm | Free Dreams and a Heart is Regina Mendes’ long-running participatory artwork for peace. Each doll is filled with dreams and given a heart, before the maker completes a short meditation with the doll, guided by the artist. Regina’s dream is to make one doll for every human on the […]
Yesterday we were so happy to be back to Grange Big Local Fun Palace! This year it took place in the beautiful new Tarling Road Community Centre in East Finchley. We stayed in a spot surrounded by children activities and many parents came to us to rest a bit while their kids were entertained doing […]
I wake up in the morning full of hope. I go to bed in the night full of sorrow. I wake up next morning ready to love again.
Yesterday we did the second D&D event on ‘What can role-play gaming and theatre learn from each other?’ at Omnibus Theatre, London. It was my second time playing Dungeons and Dragons. My group was five players plus a master. We had big challenges for three hours inside a tavern. I was a gnome. We always […]
This week we went to another great D&D event ‘What can we do to support and represent awesome women in the arts?’ at Cambridge Junction in Cambridge UK. The makers were Lucy, Rachel, Martha, Shereen, Jean, Emily and Cath. We made seven dolls. ‘I felt empowered because I created with a group of women a […]