It was amazing for us to have the support of Vic and MK Gallery. Vic seemed untroubled by the risk of having no exhibition by the end. Among other things Vic booked a technician (artist Emma Wilde) to work with us during the game/install.
Seeing Tara on skype bumps their energy up a few notches. They crowd round the laptop, raise their voices, shift and shuffle and gesticulate even more than normal – we can't really arrive at answers or even hear Tara's questions.
In the last year we've started describing ourselves as 'a collaborative family practice'. Tara (Tara Page, Learning Manager) has taken this seriously. To find out more about the practice behind the coming exhibition in the MK Gallery project space, she directs her questions specifically to our children.
We enter the room each wearing one of the coloured cloths. Our eldest conceals herself under a cloth and intones the things she likes about Milton Keynes: I LIKE … THE MARKET. I LIKE … HENNA. I LIKE … WATERMELON.