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Secret Stash – a tiny UK project

September 19, 2012
FourBrightPennies

In Australia, 1 and 2 cent coins have been removed from circulation. So when something has a price of $2.99 you automatically translate that into $3 and you don’t expect any change when purchasing it. In the UK, it’s constantly surprising when you hand over a pound for something that costs 98p and you get …

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How to make fake cupcakes – tutorial

April 25, 2012

I’ve been working on a new project investigating guerrilla kindness, called For you, stranger. You can see the project itself here  and you can read a blog post about the first drop here. It was such a simple project to do I thought I’d share how to do it today. Feel free to make your own …

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Gilding a City near you…

January 17, 2012

I’m really thrilled about the interest that Gilding the City is getting. To date since it’s launch (on the 2nd of Jan 2012) I’ve sent off around 20 pieces to cities around the world. So far they’ve gone to:   UK: Brighton Birmingham London West Sussex USA: Cohutta, Georgia Portland, Oregon Seattle, Washington EUROPE: Paris, …

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Gilding the World

January 7, 2012

Gilding the City was launched about a week ago with the first installation around Melbourne. It’s now spreading around the world! I am a member of the playful UK society Agency of Coney and since this is a playful project, I sent a general email out to see if anyone would like to participate and …

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Gilding the City origins and influences

January 2, 2012

I’ve just embarked upon a new temporary street art project called Gilding the City and I wanted to let you know about it. When I was very young, one of my favourite books was Pippi Longstocking, the strongest girl in the world. One of the many things she did to occupy her time was to …

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