WELCOME TO THE MUSEUM

Whilst looking for a succinct way to explain what the Museum of Thin Objects was all about, I re-read Phil Smith’s wonderful ‘ON WALKING’ and found, on page 17, a sentence that became: 

The Museum is a waltz with two whatevers, a prospect, three narrows, a fraction and four notes.

A waltz (a slow dance with ideas), with two whatevers (deep mapping & navigation), a prospect (to create a visual memory-cloth, mapping concerns such a belonging, longing, loss, identity and memory), three narrows (‘thin’ objects / old narrow boats / books), a fraction (relating to microcosms – worlds within worlds), and four notes (four projects that Navigate the Space Between BOAT ISLAND & IRON HOLE; BANK & BATH; SPRING LINE & GRAND UNION and ROSES & CASTLES).

And that’s pretty much it in a nutshell!

If you’d like to know more please scroll down the page and feel free to explore.

APPROACH & METHOD


SAVOURING

SEASONALITY

SILENCE

SIMPLICITY

CURRENT PROJECTS

UBI-SUNT

BRIGHTWORK

ROSES GLIMPSED

EILEEN’S BACK CABIN

NICK’S PREVIOUS BOATS

INLAND BY BOAT

BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATION DAY BOATS

OTHER RESOURCES

MARVELLOUS MAP-MAKING

 

CORRUGATED IROM GALLERY

INSTAGRAM GALLERY

POETRY ARCHIVE

QUOTE-UNQUOTE GALLERY

 

‘GUEST ROOM’ GALLERY

  • Read the updated introduction to the SLOW APPROACH...
  • A new book review posted: GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS
  • Take a look at the Museum's INSTAGRAM Gallery in the OTHER RESOURCES section...
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