7 Nov 2018

Dear Pesta Boneka,

It was two years ago, at the beginning of the Travelling Light Project that I first came across you. I was ‘cold emailing’ theatre and puppetry companies all over the world (thinking they might be the kind of people who would like my crazy idea of gathering objects). Whilst searching for a company in...

12 Jul 2018

To mark the 2-year anniversary of The Travelling Light Project, this blog post is about how, why and when this project began...

Experimenting in class with a suitcase and objects from around the world

In 2016, I was nearing the end of a postgraduate specialisation in Object Theatre, Interaction and New Media at the Unive...

30 May 2018

My latest object came from Lilia, a specialist in childrens theatre in Algeria. We exchanged a few emails and she sent me some of her photos of children in an Algerian theatre. I chose the one below to share because this frozen moment of life got me thinking and I wanted to share the image and some of my thoughts about...

4 Mar 2017

Over the last few months I have spent a lot of time sending emails to people in every corner of the earth, to vast lands and small Islands, trying to spread the word about the Travelling Light Project. Last week, I sent 60 emails and didn’t hear a thing back. I began to wonder if I was a little too insignificant to be...

17 Jan 2017

Christmas has been and gone, a New Year has begun and the Travelling Light Project is on the move. This week 38 objects from around the world, nestled inside their new home - a beautiful old red suitcase, went on their first journey together to Argentina.

I couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to share the project with...

28 Nov 2016

If all of my emails have arrived, someone in every country in the world should know about the Travelling Light Project. Word is definitely spreading as I now have a collection of over 20 objects nestled inside the suitcase with at least one from every continent in the world - I even have one on the way from Antarctica!

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