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August 10, 2017

So that's my fathers Imperial typewriter. I think it is beautiful.

He used to write on weekends, because you never earn anything being a writer. He used to write in the mornings. I remember hearing the sound of keys tapping rather loudly. clap clap clap clap. He typed u...

August 10, 2017

I recently led a workshop at London Bubble Theatre Company, as part of their Creative Elders Program. As part of the workshop I asked the different individuals attending if there was something in their lives, and object, that they were particularly fond of and why. Her...

July 13, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of leading a dance workshop for South London Cares. As a part of the workshop I asked each of the participants to bring with them an item they felt in some way sentimentally attached to. 

One of the stories that I particular enjoyed was the s...

July 11, 2017

Dancing to the music of time is a dance class for the over 60's that takes place at Greenwich Dance Agency. I was able to attend one of their sessions, and speak to a few individuals about my project, and ask which items they held most dear to them. Below are a few of...

June 28, 2017

I recently attended a session with Time and Talent's Monday afternoon social group. Here is a list of the different people I spoke to, and the stories they shared with me:

One of the individuals I spoke to was George. George has had a statue of a tin man sitting in the...

June 13, 2017

I continued my research for Treasure and Tat at The Star of Kings pub, as part of a scratch night called In The Basement curated by Kaiya Waerea. In The Basement consisted of 6 performances by different visual artists and actors. Prior to the performances I went around...

May 30, 2017

Jack describes himself as a very unsentimental individual. He has recently bought and moved on to a house boat. In order to save space he has disposed of many of his possessions, which he described doing with relative ease. However, one of the items he did not part wit...

May 15, 2017

The project is starting to evolve. The more I interview individuals the more I realise that the location of where the item in questioned is stored is insignificant. The initial title of the project was Lofts, Garages and Basement: Treasure and Tat. The title of the wor...

May 9, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Keith Bolderson, an 88 year old retired business man and ex-member of the Prince's Trust. Keith lives at home with his granddaughter and her partner. Keith enjoys gardening, traveling to foreign towns and cities, and going to...

April 27, 2017

In March this year I had the pleasure of dancing in a couple of very different, but equally awesome, videos. The first shoot was for a music video, the new song Systematic by the English electronic pop duo Goldfrapp. The second was for the All We Can Do Is Dance p...

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