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Its official!

Our fantastic group of children at Nelson Primary School in Whitton received their Arts Award certificates this week. Everyone was very excited and proud to get their hands on their certificates as they are a real achievement and no mean … Continue reading

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Day 2 Whitton Small Press

Today Lizzy shared her Coptic stitch skills and we made some bound books with patterned and blank pages to fill. It was great to welcome our first participants from Whitton in our morning sessions which will be taking place every … Continue reading

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Typing pool

We are pleased to announce that the Whitton Small Press have introduced a new model to their fleet of typewriters. Its the Underwood 315 which has a fetching turquoise carriage and matches nicely with the Whitton Library paintwork. Do join … Continue reading

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Whitton walking books

Nelson Primary small press experts finished their Whitton walking books with a Japanese binding stitch. Their rubbings, which they made on a walk around Whitton, look fantastic and make interesting reading.

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Bureau of Lost and Found

As a part of Floating Cinema residency at St Katherine Docks Tracy & Hobbs will be creating a project inspired by Mud larking during The Thames Festival September 2014. Emily Tracy and Lizzy Hobbs will transform the interior of the … Continue reading

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Moths Day and Night; exhibition in Jyväskylä, Finland

Anna Ruth curator of Akkigalleria, in Jyväskylä, invited us to create an exhibition in a disused shop during  Live Herring ’14 Festival. We collaborated  with Jussi Paivinen, a research scientist, environmental conservationist and butterfly enthusiast who works at  Metsähallitus, to run … Continue reading

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Last research day

Lizzy and Emily were back in Cambridge yesterday to work with Dr Malcolm Burrows one more time in his lab. We made 45 films of our recent finds in the waterways of Hackney using 1000 frames per second. We made … Continue reading

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Lizzy and I had a very exciting day with Professor Malcom Burrows and his technician Marina at Cambridge today.  We used Malcolm’s high speed camera to capture footage of the bugs and beetles  from our Pond Dip at WaterWorks on … Continue reading

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Water Folk: Launched!

Water Folk are official! Yesterday we had a great day at WaterWorks Nature Reserve meeting each other and starting the process of exploring East End water. Ray’s Geezers, Sharp End members and Gayhurst Community School, Class 4J were on top … Continue reading

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Water Folk get dipping!

Project artists/animator Elizabeth Hobbs and Emily Tracy were joined by Professor Malcolm Burrows, Sound Artist Tim Olden, Fiona Fieber from Education at Space Studios, Laura Harford and Anna Ramsey from Up Projects for our first dip of the project. Despite … Continue reading

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