Dream Homes

Dream Homes

  Frenchay Hospital closed in May 2014. The NHS trust sold the land to a housing developer. 470 houses are currently being built. I have…

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GPS Embroidery

GPS Embroidery

Global Positioning Systems were invented in the service of imperialism. So was the confinement of the mother to the home. Residues of 18th-century colonialism still…

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Thoughts on the Education of Daughters

Thoughts on the Education of Daughters

Reader, I want new wisdom on walking for girls. I know the stories about straying too far from the path, about deportment lessons, and good…

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The Pilgrimage of the Prodigal Daughter

The Pilgrimage of the Prodigal Daughter

When my daughter was a baby, I carried her 50 miles to my mother’s house. Partly as pilgrimage in atonement for my teenage sins, partly as…

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Black Dog Times

Black Dog Times

A winter ritual with fire, soup and huge masked beings created a wake for Heather and Ivan Morrison’s public art sculpture, The Black Cloud in…

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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

This live re-creation of the noir classic, inspired by Katie Mitchell’s “Waves” illustrates Full Beam’s sucessful history of making work in collaboration with students and young people. Lizzie…

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Maternity Leaves

Maternity Leaves

  Witnessed by unwitting suburbanites, and documented on a phone camera, Maternity Leaves documents a series of short performative walks within a mile radius of my home,…

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My Baby Just Cares For Me

My Baby Just Cares For Me

“full of music, movement, film, dextrous puppetry and gentle laughs.” – The Guardian My Baby Just Cares For Me is a tragi-comic tale of a father…

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The Elusive Madame B

The Elusive Madame B

An immersive journey through memory and imagination, in search of a flicker of perfection. With a dreamscape of sound that echoes Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, this…

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