Well I finally finished it last week just in time to submit to the MAC anticurate exhibition.
the theme is a mix tape - like a mix tape you would make up for a friend when cassettes were still around -the difference being this is a visual one. Where each song is represented by a picture created using several different mediums including acrylic, pencil sketch, textiles, embroidery and handmade felt.
I've picked the songs because they have meaning to me - either getting stuck in my head and playing over and over (big black horse and a cherry tree by KT Tunstall) or stir up special memories (The Strokes 12:51 - and I'm transported back to T in the Park years ago - singing my heart out while trying to stay balanced on someones shoulders).
|so it starts in the box....|
|then it can open out and stand up on its own for display purposes|
|This is a bit of an intro|
|Side one song list (fabric page has "just give me some" machine embroidered on it|
|"before I go"|
|"Blackbird singing in the dead of night"|
|"are you going for gold" and "12:51"|
|"come fly with me, lets fly, lets fly away"|
|"10 days of perfect tunes, the colours red and blue, we had a promise made, we were in love"|
|"all you need is love"|
|"caledonia your calling me and now I'm going home"|
|"la mer" and "a falling star fell from your heart and landed in my eyes"|
|"bye bye miss american pie"|
|"we are living in a material world"|
|'big black horse and a cherry tree"|