Entries by Sharon Virtue

Flexibility

  Nkimadams The Vitruvian Man I didn’t receive any funding from the arts council, althought they said they proposal met all the criteria there was just too much competition for funds. I asked them to send me a list of the projects that were funded and a list of the secondary criteria they use after […]

Procrastination

Nkimadams Dreaming of a White Christmas I took a great workshop in procrastination with a group of fellow students. It was interesting to see how we all have our own unique forms of procrastination. We all had different but clever tactics to make sure we either don’t get our work completed on time in an […]

Organisation

The womb of creativity aka my office It seems this is a constant struggle for me- a work in progress. It takes a lot of time and energy and it constantly shifts and changes. It drives me mad to be honest because it’s so necessary in the world of getting things done, but its not […]

Self Care

Alex Grey wounded healer Self care has been on my mind of late, especially as I have an elderly and sick parent. If I don’t pay attention I am genetically predisposed to suffer the same fate as my parents as far as my health is concerned. I realise if I am not in good shape […]

Collective Creative Writings

Renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo painted witty, even surreal portraits composed of fruits, vegetables, fish and treesRead more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Arcimboldos-Feast-for-the-Eyes.html#ixzz2WhzBqv1j  Here are the collective poems created in the Memorable Meals project. Cream tea jammy family In my kitchen I smell porridge I’m warm and happy Yellow and cream passion mango I’m warm and happy Ripeness fruity Cream tea […]

More from Memorable Meals Intensive Week

Our original plan was to teach a two hour session, but we shifted that idea when we realised two hours would not be enough. We came back the next week to offer a second two hour session, and that was still not enough time to sit share food and talk about the experiences. There was […]

Mapping

I do not own an iPhone so any mapping is done at home with an A-Z of London and my notebook. Over the course of the past few months doing research in Tottenham, I’ve generated many had drawn maps to find my way to meetings. As part of my project will involve exploring memory maps […]