Crafts

Hechle, Ann (14 of 17) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:19

  • Shelf mark

    C960/48

  • Subjects

    Book arts

  • Recording date

    2004-03-10, 2004-03-14, 2005-04-08

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Somerset

  • Interviewees

    Hechle, Ann, 1939- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Hughes, Hawksmoor (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 14: [Tape 8 Side A] Comments on exploring Hexagram Twenty-Two in the I Ching. Remarks on the links between I Ching, Sacred Geometry and Myth. Description of AH’s work ‘The Image of Grace’ owned by the Crafts Study Centre, and her lectures on the piece. Remarks on not being good a marketing. Description geometry encoding a death and resurrection theme. Long description of AH’s commission for St. Mary’s Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight. Mentions Guy Eades. Mentions AH’s commissions for a burns and scalds hospital in the Midlands. Remarks on selling small individual pieces. Comments on receiving commissions through the Crafts Council Index. Long description of AH’s work in progress, a book on Sacred Geometry, commissioned by the Edward Johnston Foundation. Mentions Ewan Clayton and David Howells. Remarks on attending lectures on crop circles (1999). Long description of crop circles, comments on their being encoded with geometry.

  • Description

    Life story interview with Ann Hechle, calligrapher

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