Wearable Technologies

(Tech session with Dom Breadmore) Looking at the ever-narrowing gap between the human and the technical, we began this session with an acceptance, in principle, of The Singularity. In making new work, the idea is to take this as a given, especially in the realm of...

Fun With Lasers!

On a bright Tuesday in February, Natalie, Mary and myself descended on Juneau Projects’ studio for a tech session on laser cutting with Ben Sadler. Laser cutting is something I’ve wanted to try for a while, so it was great to get the chance to have a go as part of the...

Second Mentoring Session: fun with GPS

My second session with Nikki was a hands-on session focusing on GPS technology. It’s something I’ve wanted to delve into deeper, as I’d like to try it out with my storymaps. I’m interested in sharing journeys, and leading people on trails where key elements of the...
Where the Wheel Went

Where the Wheel Went

With less than two weeks to go, it’s time to say what happened to the wheel and what happened to the hand – and what other things I’ve done in this mind expanding few months with the Random String Fellowship. Including the delight of working with Larry Campbell to...

Tech, Baby Steps 👶

Random String Baby steps I enjoy using my hands and making tactile adornments, artefacts. I have been coming up with ideas that are so exciting however a bit daunting to put into practice. What have l been l finding challenging? Where do l even start with this...
Doppler discovery.

Doppler discovery.

  After my frustration with the stethoscope experiment mentioned in my last blog post, Ben suggested several other methods of sourcing sounds to consider. The first suggestion that I tested out was to hire a Doppler fetal monitor, which is a piece of medical equipment...