Teresa Grimaldi : Blog

03/15/17
Storying has been published and is available to buy
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04/13/16
http://onreflectionpublishing.co.uk/sculpture_work
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04/13/16
Currently construction is in progress with children at Reflections Nursery, Worthing to create their very own version of the Booth Museum in Brighton . "but better than the Booth Museum"
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01/17/16
If suddenly you do not exist, if suddenly you no longer live, I shall live on. I do not dare, I do not dare to write it, if you die. I shall live on. For where a man has no voice, there, my voice. Where blacks are beaten, I cannot be dead. When my brothers go to prison I shall go with them. When victory, not my victory, but the great victory comes, even though I am mute I must speak; I shall see it come even though I am blind. No, forgive me. If you no longer live, if you, beloved, my love, if you have died, all the leaves will fall in my breast, it will rain on my soul night and day, the snow will burn my heart, I shall walk with frost and fire and death and snow, my feet will want to walk to where you are sleeping, but I shall stay alive, because above all things you wanted me indomitable, and, my love, because you know that I am not only a man but all mankind. Pablo Neruda
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01/17/16
http://onthewight.com/2015/03/03/teresa-grimaldi-heads-undercover-art-project-ryde/
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02/20/14
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11/03/13
I'm currently working on a new puppet of JFK to premiere at this event at The Basement, Brighton very soon http://www.cine-city.co.uk/festival-event/juke-box-fury-the-assassination-of-jfk/
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07/16/10
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07/15/10
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11/15/09

I'm in the R and D phase for a new Isle of Wight based project . I am looking to interview people who were at the 1970 Isle of Wight Pop festival to be included in a performative installation

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08/24/09
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08/24/09
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03/13/09
http://www.jlewistheatre.co.uk/horseplay.html
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03/13/09
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12/02/08
http://sky-writings.blogspot.com/2008/09/acts-of-public-dreaming-2.html
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11/26/08

interesting article on the puppet

 

www.firlefanzgallery.com/creepypupp.html

 

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11/04/08
from Muse magazine. I liked this quote. "Sad; so sad, those smoky rose, smoky- mauve evenings of late Autumn, sad enough to pierce the heart." (Angela Carter)
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10/20/08

I will begin to archive old sketchbook drawings here

       rapunzel not very happy

      giantness

 

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10/16/08

"Real isn't how you are made, said the skin horse. It's a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long time, not just to play with but really loves you, then you become real"

 

"it takes a long time. That's why it doesn't often happen to people who break easily or who have sharp edges or who have to be carefully kept"

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10/14/08

what does practice mean? Does having a practice mean I'm perfect? Is it the impossibility of finalising something?

I used to like to practice the piano until I discovered The Cure

I used to like practicing table tennis until my Mum won another Island Championship

I liked to practice being lazy but found I didn't need to

 

Now it seems I have a Practice - Well at least it's not a silver tray with my name engraved on

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09/30/08
old video call out old glove puppet all out cement mixer in all tar burner
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09/30/08

I have just been looking back at past projects that I have been involved in.

There are pictures of puppet-making and procession from 'Tales from the Keep' here

www.typt.org/video.html 

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09/29/08
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09/24/08

my mobile phone photo diary can be found at

www.fuzzyshot.com/teresagrimaldi

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08/27/08

call out for glove puppets- all unused, unwanted, vacated gloves. If you have any donkeys, mice , rabbits , etc that fit the bill please consider donating to the emerging installation . All donations will be credited in the exhibition publication

 

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07/07/08

 

 

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06/15/08

Study Tour April 2008

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06/10/08
http://www.iow-openstudios.co.uk
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06/05/08
Summer workshops include Saucy Seaside Postcards at Portsmouth City Museum http://www.portsmouthmuseums.co.uk/events.htm
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06/02/08
If the child does not learn in the way in which we teach, then we must teach him in the way in which he learns. (Pollock and Waller 1994: 176)
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05/29/08

Jade Cloudberry and Victoria Lily

 

 

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05/22/08
geekFest 2008. the 2nd geekFest biennale. a two-day festival of digital, live art and time-based practices by cultural experimenters. geekFest presents work which is hybrid, interactive, relational and negotiates a space with the audience through technology. Through various media; action, installation, performance, new media and book arts the festival presents the ways in which artists use technology to explore the location/situation of the festival. geekFest takes place at the coastal location of Branksome Dene Chine in Poole, Dorset, UK. The word 'chine' means a 'deep, narrow ravine cut through soft rocks by a water course descending steeply to the sea'. This landscape is peculiar to Dorset and the Isle of Wight. As the walls of the chines erode continually, the strata are clearly visible. Chines are therefore very important for their fossil records, their archaeology and the unique flora and fauna they provide shelter to. The walk between the chines of Bournemouth and Poole is approximately 3 miles. building on the success of the 2006 festival geekFest aims to create a professional situation and a supportive environment for experimental artists to show new work and to develop a dialogue with existing and new audiences. geekFest aims to actively promote and celebrate the diversity. branksome dene community room and beach. off pinewood road, footpath 63 (entrance close to 25 pinewood road bh13 6jp) branksome dene, poole, dorset, uk monday 26 may. main festival event. 12noon - late. tuesday 27 may. workshop day. 11am-4pm.
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05/22/08

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY- its geekFest

 

www.geekfest.org.uk

 

I will be showing PUPPETS IN THE CHINES-3rd draft

 

the script

 

the song

 

the snaps

 

a public re-rehearsal of a puppet play commissioned exactly ten years ago by Isle of Wight AONB project to celebrate the Chines of the Isle of Wight. This version may include live scene painting, script-reading and character building.

 

 

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05/19/08
I have exactly one year until my solo exhibition in the MIchael West Gallery at QuayArts, Isle of Wight and so begins the preparation . I will be documenting this here on the blog.
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05/19/08
I have 3 artists dolls exhibited in 'dolly mixtures' at Quay Arts. The exhibition opened on Saturday www.quayarts.org
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03/27/08
In Richard Kearney's On Stories(2002) 'Storytelling invites us to become not just agents of our own lives, but narraters and readers as well. it shows us that the untold life is not worth living. There will always be someone there to say, "tell me a story", and someone there to respond. Were this not so, we would no longer be fully human'
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03/25/08

I've been reflecting a lot recently on past projects and collaborations. It's a strange thing when your collaborative involvement comes to an end but the project and in this case the puppets live on

www.dynamicnewanimation.co.uk/SkinDeepCircus.html

www.dynamicnewanimation.co.uk/SweetiePie.html

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03/23/08

of course an artists life must include the annual easter egg hunt- to focus the eye on the little things, looking close, looking for the glint in amongst the wild garlic, paying close attention and enjoying a walk in the woods

Happy Easter

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03/18/08

Anthony Minghella died today.

I thank him for his letter and support when I was a student

Now I send my support to the Minghella family.

 

I re-read the letter today which talks of him being on location in North Africa (1995) whilst making "a film" which became  "The English Patient"

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03/14/08

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03/14/08
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03/12/08

lolly sticks approach no joke that reminds me I must put the purchase of lolly sticks on my shopping list for tomorrow's lunch hour dash into Totnes town. The last time the lolly stick was on my list was February 2007 the day before travelling up to the Lone Twin Symposium at Lancaster University- where i read/told some jokes for the very first time

www.cascpp.lancs.ac.uk/documents/Lonetwin.pdf I must remind myself now to jot down a few rememderences about "BARRY" and losing the golden barry in a travelodge toilet

Hello Matt It was good to be part of the LoneTwin Symposium in February. Now , on reflection I realize that I have no documentation of my work there. Would it be at all possible to get a copy of any video footage? Another funny thing- When I was packing my lolly stick suitcases in the hotel - out of the smallest case of blank sticks jumped an old silver , not so shiny locket- it literally jumped into the palm of my hand. It had no photograph inside , I wondered how it might have got there and whether it might have fallen from the neck of one of the symposium audience - could you put a call out? It was inscribed 'LOVE BARRY' I wear it round my neck. It shines a treat. And in the words of the greatest of the Barries ' Could it be magic' Cheers Teresa LOVE BARRY
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03/11/08

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03/05/08

My lolly stick jokes performance will be brought out of its three suitcases on 14th March for the Red Ape Project in Plymouth

 

I will be reading out lolly stick jokes for the time it takes for my FAB lolly to melt- there may be some repetition

 

http://greenwood.dysfunction.de/news/news.htm

 

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02/28/08

the bees stream out of the door a marker to the island called home

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02/28/08

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02/26/08
back at the Phoenix tonight to watch Augusto Corrieri's double bill. I wanted to take part in the dancing performance where through Youtube the participants are taught a dance routine by Augusto and perform it live tonight at Exeter. Unfortunately a clash in my diary prevented my dancing " window" to become a reality. instead I will sit down all evening as audience. I really must find a dance class to release my twitching toes
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02/17/08

 

The Quay Brothers in Conversation with Suzanne Buchan

Some parts of this event were interesting, especially listening to the twins finishing off each other sentences

 

Looking forward to searching the web for their Kelloggs commercial- will post it when found

 

"its a strange world that casts decor as its main character."

"Puppet animation is much closer to dance and music, which are our biggest sources of inspiration. The relationship of movement to music, the range of music in dance, all these propel our work far more than conventional cinema." the Quay Brothers

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02/16/08

  www.animatedexeter.co.uk

Going up town to Exeter today in search of all things animated.

Hoping to see the Quay Brothers in conversation ( identical twin animators)

and see what that crazy timelord Ian Helliwell  www.ianhelliwell.co.uk has in store for us at the Phoenix this evening

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02/15/08
why is it so hard to start the Arts Council proposal? I have done everything I can possibly do to avoid doing it today- even going to the doctors on the off chance to get a splinter taken out of my finger that got in there via a Habitat Table base.
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02/15/08

here's a link to an artist's blog that I met whilst working with Cultual Hub Bournemouth and Poole on the Under 5's artists residencies recently.

blog.jamesaldridge-artist.co.uk/

 

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02/14/08

spending a bit of time today reconstructing aliens that I designed and made for Yinka Shonibare a few years back. I'm going to use the prototype arms,  legs , bodies etc to build a new mutant species

to see my work check out  www.yinka-shonibare.co.uk/yinkashonibare-work/dysfunctional-family.html

 

 

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02/14/08

I've been looking a lot at the Ventnor Blog recently

It's a fantastic community blog site which is really helping to profile the town of Ventnor across the isle of Wight and beyond

Check it out  www.ventnorblog.com

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02/14/08

Welcome in the Teresa Grimaldi's blogging blog. These days it seems its good for an artist to have a blog, it gets them out.

I've been making art for a long time now. Trying to give myself a gap year but ideas keep getting in the way.

I am beginning to re work some dolls from unfinished doll/puppet parts for a project for Island 2000 on the Isle of Wight at the moment.

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http://www.quaycrafts.co.uk/
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