This August I was honoured to spend an evening filming a talk by the award-winning Turkish novelist and public intellectual Elif Shafak. The evening was organised by CARAVAN, an East-West peacebuilding celebration of art and thought. The evening included a lecture, conversation and audience Q&A, Elif focused on building bridges, not walls. Elif Shafak was also awarded the first CARAVAN Award for Peacebuilding and the Arts.
I miss wood carving and one of my niece’s birthdays was coming up, so I decided to knock out some furniture for her dolls’ house.
It’s a set of table and chairs carve from wood I found in a local woodland. Check out the gallery.
After the initial success at the London Fields Jumble and Craft Fair in May 2016, Origamisaur will be making more appearances all over London.
First up we have Urban Bazaar EC1 on Sunday 5th June at St Luke’s Community Centre – 90 Central Street, Old Street EC1 V8AJ
And thirdly is the ME Craft Market on Sunday 19th July at Christ the King Church Hall, Crescent Gardens, Wimbledon SW19 8AJ
Batch 1 (minus those sold from it already) will be available at the Urban Bazaar, and my first creations from Batch 2 will make their first appearance at the ME Craft Market. I look forward to seeing you all there!
You can see all the beasts from Batch 1 here…
I have just completed my first batch of origamisaur cards in time for the London Fields craft fair!
There are 150 of the little beasts, each hand numbered and individually crafted from a single bank note. They are on C7/A7 sized high quality textured white card and come with fitted envelopes.
This is what transpires when I’m left alone with some wood and a dremel rotary tool…
October 2013 saw the opening of ‘3D: printing the future’, an exhibition all about the explosion of 3D printing. With my colleagues we researched the most interesting commercial, industrial and medical applications whilst delving into personal stories of the pioneers, innovators and early users of 3D printed applications.
The exhibition ran for over a year and it’s hard to convey the excitement of knowing that millions of visitors would have seen my handiwork.
Here are some monsters I’ve doodled over time. I’d like to do more, pay me and I’ll do some for you!