The project work I have engaged in draws on an affection for all of the ways in which people express who they are. I have an increasing interest in the crafts – there is something of the ‘handmade’ in all of the work that I produce – and in finding ways to encourage new makers and audiences to the arts. I have yet to find a way of describing this work. The American term Animating Democracy doesn’t quiet translate and Darren O’Donnell’s Social Acupuncture feels too particular. So these are projects that I care about which have the ambition of encouraging new makers and new audiences: