Not my body, not my mind

Imagine waking up one day and everything you thought you knew about yourself had changed. Going through the menopause recently was a frightening experience, nothing worked like it used to, my tastes changed, my mind changed, my body changed, everything was alien and to make things worse, I now also felt invisible to the widerContinue reading “Not my body, not my mind”

Raspberry Pi powered interactive digital art? Absolutely!

One of my favourite pieces at the show is Being Present – an interactive digital piece that aims to show people the benefits of mindfulness – of being present, even if only for 2 minutes.I have loved watching everyone try it out – not everyone sees it to the end but those that do (andContinue reading “Raspberry Pi powered interactive digital art? Absolutely!”

Can mindfulness be communicated through art?

As I come close to the end of my MA Fine Art course, I am preparing to exhibit the pieces I have made in response to the proposal I wrote at the end of 2015.Over the course of 2016 I have read widely about mindfulness and mental illness and it began to influence the workContinue reading “Can mindfulness be communicated through art?”