I have spent the last few days beginning to piece together all the signatures. It is quite a task but coming across signatures I recognise from the workshops reminds me of the sessions and people involved.
The variety is so great it is a real pleasure and visual treat. The method I have decided on means chance will play a part in who ends up next to who. Its a situation I have come across before in participatory collaborations and is actually something I relish. Working with such a mix of people and communities means it is always hard to plan for every eventuality and so this will be reflected in the outcome. We have 2 sessions on the 21st and 24th Sept back at Touchstones so I need to have it all put together by then.
The final final signatures arrived in the post yesterday, just in time to fit into the finished cloth. To my delight and surprise the last one was that of Lisa Stansfield the singer. Although the project is mainly about representing the unrepresented, it is nice to have her on the quilt. I do hope its genuine? Of course fakes do happen but I her birth date matches with the form.