Artist Family in Residence. KSDIY 2015

KSDIY 2015 line-up outside The Shippon Gallery.
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My daughters and I were invited to be the Artist Family in Residence for this years’ Kurt Schwitters DIY Summer School program.11811451_10152872587897000_4780337673231383961_n

The first of many parties in Edith the Static Caravan, featuring suitably 70s party food and an intense game of  hide and seek.
11825584_10152872590732000_4171022339943073231_nBeing Artist Family in Residence involved joining in group activities such as night drawing …..
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…seeing the results in the morning.

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We embarked on our own project….afir4afir2

… and installed it in the Stream Gallery – only accessible by getting in the stream.
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Word got out about last years’ Merzpies so when it was our turn to cook, we made…. pies.

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We held our Private View with pies in the woods.

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Other activities included show and tell in the Library Yurt…
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Left-Over Kake.  A new piece for The Cake Room at the back of the Merz Barn, made from Summer School participants’  left-overs: grass twists, wood slices, Egremont colouring, assorted wooden arrow boards.

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Mel Deerson’s stage directions, chalked up for the benefit of the incoming Alt MFA and MilesKilometros artist groups, should they find themselves at a loose end during their residency at the Merz Barn.

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Camping by Harry Pierce’s Victory Gates for a fully emerzive experience.

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