30 Jul 2018 | Mindy Goose

Personal Diary: Talk about illness

I recorded this piece so you can hear how my thoughts sound as I write them down*. Sometimes the silence is deafening. Nobody wants to talk about illness. Nobody wants to hear it. That silence lives inside your head. ‘Where do I turn? How do I fix this...

16 Jul 2018 | Mindy Goose

Tetley Workshop – Tiny Houses

“Joanna Piotrowska’s photographic series Shelter saw her visiting people’s homes and inviting them to create constructions, dens and habitations from the furniture within their living spaces. The resulting constructions reflect their creator’s in...

21 Feb 2018 | Mindy Goose

Tennis Ball

The tennis ball. The essential item in the dogs toy box. The lifespan of the tennis ball. Throw, fetch, endless running, slobbering on the nylon shell, sticky fingers. The ball that is lost. The ball that is chewed apart. The ball that is mown to piece...

07 Feb 2018 | Mindy Goose

Sensory Jars

I took some photos of jars filled with secret ingredients during my visit to High Rise Sensory Group (one of the groups I manage through my post at Pyramid of Arts). Manipulating them through movement, shaking them and gently agitating the flow of liqu...

12 Oct 2017 | Mindy Goose

Art, Access and Urban Walking

On Saturday 7th October, I led a walk as part of the Love Arts Festival 2017 programme. The ‘Art, Access and Urban Walking’ grew out of the walk I led as part of Jane’s Walk Leeds in May. The idea was to create conversation around acc...

28 Aug 2017 | Mindy Goose

Tetley Workshop – Mini Trini Garden

SUNDAY Day two of The Tetley’s ‘Fantasy Carnival Garden’ and it was a hot one! Felt like we were actually in the Caribbean and not the Brewery Green outside. We had lots of visitors and returning families from yesterday. All the struc...

26 Aug 2017 | Mindy Goose

Tetley Workshop – Festival Carnival Garden

SATURDAY This weekend there are four artist workshops at The Tetley as part of the 50 year anniversary of Leeds West Indies Carnival. Each workshop is based around this theme, and together we are building a fantasy carnival garden. Mechanical Flowers &...