Sacha Coward talks about his work in museums, including building ‘escape rooms’ and running family festivals as well as staging interactive exhibitions, films and events. Through innovative programming, Sacha aims to showcase ‘hidden histories’ and reach out to underrepresented audiences.
I interviewed Jackie Thomas about her handmade books that tell complex stories about science in pictures.
Jackie says: “Some books are about specific scientists, for example the Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. Others are concerned with a particular aspect of science, for example the ‘Discovery of Electricity’. Some aim to take the simplest overview of a complex subject, for instance ‘Arabic Science East to West’, which is a visual narrative of Arabic science in the 8th Century.” Continue reading TRANSFORMING SCIENCE INTO ARTBOOKS→
I interviewed Debby Gies about her memoirs written under the pen name D G Kaye, her book and travel blogs, and her work with online groups.
Debby, who is a prolific author and blogger, says about herself: ‘I’m a nonfiction memoir writer who writes about life, matters of the heart and women’s issues. My intent is to inspire others by sharing my stories about events I encountered, and the lessons that come along with them.
I love to laugh, and self-medicate with a daily dose of humor. When I’m not writing intimate memoirs, you’ll find me writing with humor in some of my other works and blog posts.’ Continue reading WRITING: THE WHOLE TRUTH→
In Part Two of her interview, innovative Welsh artist Penny Jones talks about collaborating with visually-impaired people for her ‘feeling voice’ exhibition, as well as working with the ‘Boatshed Artists’ and the group ‘Rhôd’.
In this section, the illustrations include some examples of Penny’s more recent work.
I interviewed prolific Welsh artist Penny Jones about her struggles to become a professional artist, her journey from landscape painting to abstraction and her courageous performance art.
In Part One, Penny talks about working and bringing up children while studying to be a full-time artist. She also describes her artistic influences and her ‘Washing’ and ‘Nappies’ performance art. Continue reading AN ARTIST’S JOURNEY, Part 1→