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 “a […]

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 shuttle […]

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 carrying […]