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I am currently in my 3rd and final year on a fine art degree and my project I am starting on is exploring the masks we wear in everyday life. I have BPD and wish to use the blog to record my thought processes and progress in making my final film piece.

Mop head conversations

26 November 2012

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I have transcribed the notes people wrote during my 2 days in the city centre.  I thought about how I was going to print these onto the mop and after experiementation, decided on printing using typed text and transferred onto material using 'magic touch' paper.   I was pleased how well the text appeared on the material.  I dismantled a purchased thread mophead and used the  material mop holder to tie in my 'new' mop thought threads to make my...

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Sarah blogs about being hidden

7 November 2012

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I am currently studying Fine Art and in the final year of my degree.  Art helps me survive and without art I would cease to be. It has been a saviour to me and brought my life out of a very bad place to juggling a degree and family and everything else life throws at me! I am interested in how we keep our troubles locked away and how within society it is still a taboo to have mental health issues. I have always felt that I lead a ‘double life’ through hiding my emotions and...

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