a big thank you to everyone who has helped organise and run this residency
from the British Council in London most notably Catherine and Alison for inviting me to take part, Carla for being so patient and enthusiastic and Masud and his team in Bangladesh for having us stay from next week!
from University College Falmouth a big thank you to Di who has given me the ok to go away for 2 months, and for her support and ideas on teaching colour and big cohorts, Patrick for being so enthusiastic about the project, Hannah for her excellent advice, Makeba for covering for me when I am away!And to all the students who are as excited as I am and will be following this diary.
A huge thank you to everyone who has offered books and magazines for the Creative Resource Box we are sending to Bangladesh. all the books and magazines will be used to help with the teaching and will stay with the British Council to become a creative resource for designers entrepreneurs and industry.
More specifically a huge thank you to David Shah, editor of Textile View Publications, the British Crafts Council, Selvedge Magazine, European Textile Network, The Guild of Weavers Spinners Dyers, Laurence King Publications, Thames & Hudson, MADE, Lesley Jackson and Richard Dennis Publications, Design Nation, Hidden Art