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Presenting data in sound and sculptureRead MoreAugust 24, 2019


The rise and rise of Big Data and all its ensuing dilemmas and conundrums presents opportunities for new ways of displaying information.

The Garibaldi PanoramaRead MoreAugust 17, 2019

In the 19th Century a popular way to create public art was through panorama painting.

The Bodleian onlineRead MoreAugust 17, 2019

If you want to really wander down a rabbit warren of delights, head on over to the Bodeian Library.

The winter sessionsRead MoreAugust 17, 2019

It is fast coming to the end of the summer and with it the start of a new season of workshops and classes.

Ideas requestedRead MoreAugust 10, 2019

Last week I mentioned that we were thinking to do our residencies differently and I would love to hear from you.

All about soundRead MoreAugust 10, 2019

The late summer is surprisingly quiet in the isles.

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

Thank you Read MoreJuly 12, 2019

Thank you everyone for the birthday thoughts. What a week that was!

A short hiatus from the blogRead MoreJune 22, 2019

On the 2nd July I shall be going down to London to celebrate my birthday: my fiftieth.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...