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A catalogue of cats

Corrina Rothwell

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A catalogue of cats

You may be vaguely aware of the fact that I Do Cats. Recently you probably feel like you're being haunted by my damn cats. I know! They're everywhere! Sorry, by the way, if you don't like cats.  I was looking for something today and I came across a photo of a piece of textile art that I did in 2000 called Death By Cat Fur. It featured in my very first textiles exhibition at Pizza Express in Hockley, Nottingham. It made me smile and think of the good friend, sadly recently departed, who I barely knew then and whose partner bought...


May I?

May I?

When I was a kid me and my friends used to play a game called 'May I?'  One person would be 'on', and they would stand in front of the stone gable end of our house. Across the cobbled street, on the opposite pavement, the rest of us would stand in a line, all facing the road. The person who was 'on' would challenge each of us in turn to perform a certain number of special moves - for example - 'Corrina, do 2 squashed tomatoes!' (a squashed tomato involved squatting down and jumping forward with your legs together, making...