Trans4fer 554 fundraiser May 9th!

I’ve been working SO hard to get ready for The GAG’s fundraiser next week (Tuesday, May 9th) at the Wilser’s Room. Hope to see many of you there! Here’s how it works: IMPORTANT: YOU bring  (with all do respect, as I am certain that you really are reading carefully but still, let me repeat “YOU”Continue reading “Trans4fer 554 fundraiser May 9th!”

Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.

Mum always taught us to say thank you, and I’m sorry when appropriate. In our little family I’m the birthday rememberer, the gift wrapper, and the note writer as those things matter to me deeply. At least, I thought that I was until yesterday morning. Our youngest came down stairs yesterday morning asking for “aContinue reading “Lessons learned, plans to re/make, and the most important thing is all ‘wrapped up’.”

Just your average holiday ‘bricoleur’

So as the holidays approach I am (probably like many of you..) ‘running behind’. My dissertation proposal was to be finished six weeks ago, and my Christmas shopping is not anywhere near finished… Any yet, the important things remain in good order: we are healthy, happy (most days!), and together. So, tomorrow night our littleContinue reading “Just your average holiday ‘bricoleur’”

The ‘sum total’ of my research..

(If theory, could be a mathematical equation, then the solution to my dissertation question would be as follows..) “The (gender) of the artist matters” Parker & Pollock, (1981). Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology, London, Routledge p.50. + (plus) I work in tapestry primarily for its materiality and its capacity to shift within traditions, to shuttleContinue reading “The ‘sum total’ of my research..”

‘Charades’ in Catalana!

Oh my, I’ve had such a fantastic day today! Most of these photos are pretty self explanatory; we are to the point now of installing the street ‘ceiling’ of sorts on Berga Street for Festa Gracia (I am still keeping the theme a secret remember, so you can guess but.. I’m sure not going toContinue reading “‘Charades’ in Catalana!”

La Festa Gracia (preparing out on the street now, it’s getting so close!)

I am so grateful to Mireia at JIWAR for introducing me to the wonderful community of residents in and around Berga. The sum total of my Spanish language capabilities is “Gracia” (thank you), “Sin bolsa” (‘no bag’ from trips to the grocery store..), “Vale, vale” (‘ok, ok’ you hear this a lot when people are carryingContinue reading “La Festa Gracia (preparing out on the street now, it’s getting so close!)”