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Great Wall of China Supergroup

Great Wall of China

Jake, Groupie, Luke and Zed Support Band

Jake, Groupie, Luke and Zed Support Band

Ladies starting the big clean up obey the Chinese health and safety rules

Ladies starting the big clean up obey the Chinese health and safety rules

For Those About To Rock We Salute You!

Rock On! Lily, Morag & Phoebe

Rock-a-hula

Wayne, Gerardine & Luke with a pint! Rock-on!

Lemmy performing

The Scarlet Pimpernel!

Y oh Y!

All smiles!

Wow this was a big place to speak!

A sunny day this year! 2012

Stadium concert outfit! 2012

Studio 2012

Lucky Lucky Lucky, 2012

Point, 2013

OTIS, Los Angeles, artist team 2013

team Morag & Luke, OTIS, LA, 2013

Vinyl Lounge, Vinyl Factory, 2012

Movement Cafe, Greenwich, 2012

eye eye, 2013

The Pavilion, Birmingham, 2013

On a giant coral far away 2013

Map fabrication & installation team 2013

Cloudgate, Chicago 2013

Lemmy studio, 2014

Temple of Agape, Southbank 2014

Swing it! Wakefield 2014
Photo Bob Collier

Archive for March, 2012

STUCK UP

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

BOOK EARLY!

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Johan Van Looran from Shapeshifters sent me this image today, a few minutes before the doors opened in Brussels earlier this month. We did have a full house, honest!

THE ONLY WAY IS UP!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The construction has started on the 2012 LCC Summer Shows! We are spanning between the two containers. A beautiful day to be working outside look at that blue sky!

COURAGE! WHAT MAKES THE DAWN COME UP LIKE THUNDER? COURAGE!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

I was walking Lemmy (dog) on Sunday and went to my favourite Mexican shop, Milagros. For several years there was a lion on the top shelf that was not for sale and I always coveted it. And Sunday was my day there was another lion and he was for sale so I snapped him up. He is by the same artist, Tom the owner said by chance he was out in Mexico and bumped into the artist of the coveted lion (sorry I did not catch his name) and this time he was happy to make some pieces for sale. His work is very special. I have not been to South America yet it is a place I am longing to go to.

PURE. LUST. FILTH.

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Found this image of my Nokia stools.

TIE A YELLOW RIBBON

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

We visited an small temple, there was no one around and it had a very good feeling. This is a Banyan tree — a huge tree — have looked it up as I did not know before why these trees are wrapped so the information I found might not be correct but — Sacred symbol — It is believed that after attaining enlightenment, Buddha sat under a Banyan tree for seven days absorbed in his newfound realization. I think these figurines are Nats, they are so beautiful and extremely characterful. (more…)

STAGE FRIGHT!

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Phew! what an incredible space the symposium venue at the Manchester Town Hall. I was speaking yesterday at the Manchester Design Symposium, once I stopped shaking I got into my stride. Adrian Shaughnessy was thought provoking talk, Will Hudson and Vera Maria Glahn were inspiring. I loved Jason Smith’s font for an artist and it was David Kirkwood’s first talk ever, what a venue for your first time, have a look at his project 3hundredand65 and Merzbarn the Kurt Schwitter’s project (Schwitter’s was one of my biggest influences when I was at St Martin’s). A great day and lots to think about, thanks to the organisers for wanting me and thanks to Professor David Crow for chairing us and Malcolm Garrett who joined us on the panel discussion.

In the break one of the audience wrote this note and gave it to David Crow, feels so good when you get a response like this as you never really know how you come across, thank you.

EARNING MY STRIPES TAKE 2

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Tim Soar has taken some great photos of my artwork at The Grove, Marylebone, by architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.

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SPIRITS, ASTROLOGY AND ALCHEMY

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

In Scott’s Market we found these figurines, we were told by the shopkeeper this group (from left to right) were protectors of a mountain village, education, and a a river about 40-50 years old but I have no idea if they are or not. From the article Jocelyne sent me Folk Elements in Burmese Buddhism, The Alantic Magazine, February 1958, our little group look like they are local Nat’s rather than one of the 36 national Nat’s but I am not sure if this is correct or not.

We were also told girls have to be very careful when they grow their hair really long as people often cut their ponytails off if they are on a bus or not looking and sell them for wigs and they command a high price.

THREE WHEELS ON MY WAGON

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

This guy definately had the best wagon in town.

YOUR WEIGHT AND HOROSCOPE — NO SPRINGS

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

We spent a morning walking through Bogyoke Aung San Market (Scott’s Market built in 1926) completely packed with everything. I did see a huge rat which left me slightly unnerved. After taking this shot I managed to get onto the internet later that day and had missed an email Jocelyne who spoke to me after my talk and sent me a lovely email saying we should get our horoscope info from this guy, but unfortunately I just took a pic I tend not to want to be know what might happen next. Big thank you Jocelyne who also told us about Nat’s and very great to meet you.

PICK UP STICKS

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Luke and I love this bamboo scaffolding, the apparent fragility of it. The very sad thing we heard in Yangon is if a building is covered in bamboo scaffolding and then shrouded in netting, it is likely that is the last you will see of it, next will be demolition, making way for new buildings.

JUST BEFORE PEOPLE ARRIVED

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

On Thursday night I did a short 35min talk about my work to anybody who wanted to listen in The Strand Hotel, Yangon, a beautifully refurbished/maintained old colonial hotel. I have never spoken in a room quite like this before and people had to stand, there was a good turn out. At the end one person said to me ‘I did not realise British Design was like that!’

RIGHT UP MY STREET

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

It is heaven for me here loads of stripes!

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Since I have been here I have been fascinated by use of the tiny children’s furniture

UNPACK LONDON

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

After taking the picture of my suitcase last year I have decided to document all my suitcases from now on. This is my case for a week in Burma/Myanmar. I still have stripes and colour but a little pastel creeping in only a little mind you! This is taken on the floor in the Strand Hotel, Yangon.

CAN’T SEE THE WOOD FOR THE TREES

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

We went on a big journey today and ended up at this huge wood factory, it was incredible. A few bundles resembled our map.

ON THE ROAD TO MANDALAY

Monday, March 12th, 2012

It is evening now and we are sitting in the very colonial surroundings of the Strand Hotel, Yangon, very elegant! Today has been a great research day and lots more to discover tomorrow, super hot and sunny.

W PROJECT

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

A great turn out for Teo Connor and Loren Platt’s ‘W Project’ exhibition ‘Words of Wisdom’ tonight at the KK Outlet. My contribution ‘BE BRAVE’.

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SOLD OUT DOUBLE BILL

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Arrived in Brussels yesterday afternoon, the rain was pouring down and the wind was blowing hard and by the time I got to the venue I was soaked but when I met everybody Inge, Johan and Koel, who were so welcoming I managed to forget very quickly I had very damp clothing. Anyway the rain did not deter the audience and we had a full house. Andrew Vande Moere went on first and he did a fascinating talk, a very easy speaker which made me feel engaged and comfortable listening to him. Then there was me! A big thank you to Shapeshifters (great name) for inviting me and thanks to the audience for listening and laughing. Also the Beursschouwburg is a great venue.

WALL MAP

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Luke has done an amazing job of building my map just as I wanted it. So exciting! still more islands to go on, spot which ones are missing!

GLOBALLY

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

The countries are taking shape can’t wait to see the whole world all in one go.

FEELING THE HEAT DOWN SOUTH

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

South America is well underway and looking good

AROUND THE WORLD

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Canada and America taking shape! Getting excited to see the finished piece, not long now.