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starting off the process…

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there was a lot of unpacking to be done on our first day. We had both brought a suitcase of things to share,…

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venturing into the workshops…

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part of the process at Farnham will be to introduce Laila to my making processes…I wouldn’t describe these as all being workshop based…

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boots, gloves and aprons…

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day two went very quickly…along the way we had two wonderful workshop/studio tours. We headed to textiles first and were shown around by…

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Beginnings

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The invitation to work on Side by Side with Siobhan Davies Dance came almost two years ago. At the time I was incredibly…

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our hands…

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Day 3…

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so it was another busy day and really good to have the chance to explore again. Laila and I also spent some time…

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day 4…

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I went back to London last night for the first time… it was slightly strange after being in such a concentrated state. Coming…

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Initial thoughts – Helen

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off for the weekend…

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there seems to be only one way out…

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thinking about what’s left behind…

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We have recycling bins outside our window…so we have a pretty good view about what’s used and what gets thrown away here… We…

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out in our environment…

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We spent yesterday morning in the textiles department…it was great to be in this micro environment and to find the evidence of printing,…

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we have seen and done so much…

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i feel like i may burst…I will start to post up some pictures of what we have seen and done over the lat…

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paper…

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it’s been a wonderful start to week three … there are some great things happening and some lovely serendipity … I am really…

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resistance…

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the carpet tiles I am kneeling on the imprint they leave on my knees now gone the ones made in paper still there…

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paper bucket tape…

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I feel it reverberate through me even when i don’t know I am hearing i repeat a sound in unison out of sync…

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a new environment…

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It so good to be back in the project and in this ‘new’ space…it is like breathing new air…feels very invigorating…  

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it’s good to be in London…

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I live in Southwark and so being able to walk to work is a lovely part of the process of being at SDD…seeing…

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i looked again…

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i looked then looked again looked to the floor glanced hid my face refreshed my gaze then saw again…

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thinking through doing…

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It is hard to imagine that we are soon to begin the final part of this stage of the project. We came into…

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How not to end

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Last week was different. In pace, in energy, in focus. I know the contributing factors giving rise to that were multiple. I wonder…

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fall up out

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fallupoutcurvestopmove trustabsorbingsofteningdoorhold

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and then the paper became one…

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