The Giant Mushroom Pt 2


I’m experimenting more…with monoprint.

I’m building a collection of prints playing with the concepts in this story I’m working on, and the slow, laborious process of printmaking – rolling out ink, cutting stencils, inventing new tools to draw with, etching marks into the ink – allows time to let the mind wander into new ideas.


(I’m really obsessed with the different textures that can be achieved with monoprint, they have a quality that is difficult to replicate in any other media.)

Love letter to Rotterdam


The worlds first crowdfunded infrastructure project, Luchtsingel pedestrian bridge in Rotterdam. (Photo taken with my harinezumi camera. Animated watercolour creatures artists own.)

For my 29th* birthday, we went to International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).

I first went to IFFR a few years ago, while Dan was living in Amsterdam, and the films we saw left a huge impression on me (particularly unforgettable was Liu Jiayin’s Oxhide II which is one of my favourite films ever). There is something I love about the city of Rotterdam too, it has so much modern architecture, but it also has a great feeling of space and its public artworks and sculptures have a bold and cheeky edge. Because the festival takes place in so many venues across the city, it’s a great way to explore Rotterdam and its galleries, restaurants, bars and cafés.

( I took lots of pictures on my harinezumi camera while I was there: click here. )

(* I actually turned 30… *weeps* )