The Plight of the Bumble Bee

Bee is the new buzz word.  (as in Great British Sewing).  Our poor honey bees have had a dreadful winter with many producers opening up hives to discover dead bees.  With questions about certain intensive agricultural practices, indiscriminate use of pesticides, parasites, diseases and long, harsh winters, it seems our bee population is in crisis…

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Scratch Night

“A great idea and good performance. I think the ideas could do with a little more development“. When Anja said let’s do a version of Transformation for the scratch night at Hall for Cornwall, in a moment of blissful ignorance, I said OK, why not?  Then I was left pondering what on earth was a…

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60 wrd/min art critic 2: The Review

60 WRD/MIN ART CRITIC @ THE EXCHANGE CORNWALL, UK 19/10/11 1:40PM CARO WOODS Light on a body of water needs no help to enchant even a jaded eye, so the artist who takes it on as subject tasks herself with improving on nature. In “dip to white” Caro Woods attempts to do just that, with…

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60 wrd/min art critic 1: The Performance

Take one slender young gazelle of a woman who happens to be the itinerant, 60 wrd/min art critic, Lori Waxman.  Feed her some artists hoping for critical praise, and you have the ingredients for a performance like no other.   There are few clues to hint at Lori’s personality (note first name terms here), except that…

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