An excerpt from the MK Gallery Press Release (Aug 2017) for the exhibition in the Project Space in which Tara Page says:

"This exhibition highlights the incredible value of children’s ideas and the important role that adults play in listening and trusting in them. Children are creative beings who have a right...

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.

27 Jun 2017

These two parallel events – a public and participative event for National Playday, and a more discreet familial event for the exhibition – make explicit the way Playing Out is changing.

26 Jun 2017

A film of a narrative game that our children develop, starting with some cleaning rags.

10 Jun 2017

Once there was a little ant called Farmer. He had a little house, a hide hole that just fitted him. One early spring morning Farmer Ant went out of his hole and went up and up and up until he was at the top of the hill. He knocked on a door. He said 'This is a stick of luck.' Andy answered the door and said '...

10 Jun 2017

Our eldest child finds the adjustment to a few days in Milton Keynes difficult. Loudly and angrily she tells the rest of us how bored she is. The familiar elements of coming here - the accommodation, the trips to Conniburrow, the meetings with MK Gallery - are both irksome and agreeable. The effects for her a...

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