On Giglets: Part 3

'The study of these products of folk-psychology [myth, legend, and fairy-tales] is by no means complete; however it is highly likely that myth, for instance, corresponds to the distorted remains of the wishful fantasies of whole nations, the secular dreams of youthful humanity.' Sigmund Freud, 'Creative Writers and Day-dreaming', 1908          … Continue reading On Giglets: Part 3

On Giglets: Part 1

Rosie Dahlstrom: 'Giglets', series of 50 ceramic sculptures, 2019 (installation shot of 13th Hour exhibition, February 2019) Below is a text piece I wrote about the thought process of making the Giglets; then I animated the words into a stop motion film. The projection of this film and the Giglets themselves as documented above were exhibited… Continue reading On Giglets: Part 1

On Photoshop

Rosie Dahlstrom: Collages from 'Delphyne' series, digital collages, 2018 On Monday 29th October 2018 I, finally, got my head around Photoshop. It was a momentous day. Every day since then, I have been on a computer messing about with Photoshop. Mastering the tech skills has been on my to-do list since art school first time… Continue reading On Photoshop

On Changing, Dreaming and Making

'Mrs Pontellier was not a woman given to confidences, a characteristic hitherto contrary to her nature. Even as a child she had lived her own small life all within herself. At a very early period she had apprehended instinctively that dual life- the outward existence that conforms, the inward life which questions.' Kate Chopin, The… Continue reading On Changing, Dreaming and Making