Haha! The holidays differ wildly. When I was young, I used to hate it because the anglo-centric television programmers would start showing Tarzan series when the English schools were on holiday and then I never saw the end because we went back to school first!
Ah yes! Rob Jackson is a bit of an hero for me. It was an article he wrote which turned my head away from the European minimalism I'd been attempting and onto to the path I now tread. You are so lucky to have worked with him in Italy (northern Italy being just about my favourite part of Europe).
I just joined your group 'Work and Life in England - An American view' and thought you might be interested in my discussion that asks the question 'Can you BE American and FEEL Canadian (or any other culture or Country?)' http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/canadacancraft/forum/topics/are-you-up-to-the-challenge
I think you're group is a wonderful study of culture and education. I hope you are enjoying your studies in Birmingham. I just returned to Canada from my year abroad in Birmingham. :)
I saw some very good work and some not so good..overall though it was quite inspiring to meet fellow artists/friends and their new work and also make some new ones. I was there only from Thur till Sat so I didn't manage to see all of the galleries as I was planning to do. I'll know for next year! What about you? What did you think?
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