Category Archives: UNESCO World Heritage Site

George Town, Penang, Street Art, Malaysia

‘Marking George Town started off as a competition initiated by the Penang State Government to physically brand George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 2009, an international competition was held aimed at exploring innovative ideas in art and design for public spaces in George Town.’ Cannon Hole A canon shot fired during the […]

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Morocco – Dyeing and Leather in the Fez Medina

The tourist brochures talk of being in the Fez medina as stepping back into the Middle Ages. Many traditional skills are still practiced and old-world services still offered. This likely to be one of the reasons why it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you want a worn article of clothing freshened up, visit […]

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Bridging Waters: Inspiration

The inspiration for the forms I am making came from the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a United Nations World Heritage Site. William was our guide down to the site. He passionately explained how the huge surging tides of the Bay of Fundy were actively eroding the Joggins Cliffs to reveal more and more fossils. It must be […]

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Leighton Artists Colony

Here is a view from our studio looking out towards the neighbouring one which is designed for an artist working with sound. Here we are last March, all bundled up in our winter gear, heading to our studio for a mornings work. Click on the title of this post to find out more information about […]

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Banff Centre , Leighton Studios

Exciting news! Articulation, the fibre arts group I belong to, has been accepted into the Artist in Residence program in the Leighton Studios for the whole month of March next year, 2009.Last March we spent 2 weeks in our studio in the trees carrying out research for our ‘Women Rock’ study. We are all now […]

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McMullen Gallery, University of Alberta

Early in the morning Donna Clement and I packed the car then headed north to Edmonton to the University of Alberta Hospital Mc Mullen Gallery to install our work. The large gallery space was daunting as we laid out our work. But with help of family members we found a place for everything by early […]

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