Happy-news *blows kisses* #anchoredterset

Thanks to all you amazing people being generous with your support, Samantha and I won the People's Choice Award category of the New Media Writing Prize for our iPad app, Recollections: 12 vignettes from Lashihai. Coming from the same quarter, we're in the final stages of publishing a limited edition printed version of the app … Continue reading Happy-news *blows kisses* #anchoredterset

February writing round-up

  We have a new piece up on The Peripatetic Studio: Laura Davidson talking about hunting for plug sockets and dystopian adventures at the Barbican centre in 'Tethered to the Barbican'. Coming up soon are contributions from Leanne Radojkovich, Gina Hepburn and Nathalie Limon. The Bespoke(n) project will be exhibiting at the V & A … Continue reading February writing round-up

Campaign update & perk featurette: TIGHTY-WHITIES

We’re 59% towards our goal and still going strong, with the help of our lovely, generous contributors.

We’re 10 days into our campaign for On The Same Page, and a whopping 59%  closer to reaching our goal. Visit our Indiegogo page to see our pitch video & browse the full list of perks.

Tighty-Whities

£10 / $16

Tighty-Whities prove what we’ve always known: basics are best!

To thank you for your TIGHTY-WHITIES donation we’ll give you access to our secret Dirty Laundry Basket, where you can view previously unreleased images from the Dirty Laundry series, read the first drafts of the stories, and watch a video of Samantha & Viccy discussing the creation on Dirty Laundry.

AND an invitation to be a beta-tester for the Dirty Laundry app before it is released to the general public.

PLUS:

Public thanking on the two.5 Facebook page and Twitter.

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New, limited edition Writing Special perk released!

We’ve made it a third of the way towards our goal- can you help us get to the finish line?

Hurrah! Thanks to all you lovely folks our Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for On The Same Page has passed the 1/3 mark. That’s a stonking £1050 towards our goal of £2975.

 we love this man

 

To express our gratitude we’ve released a new, limited edition perk: The Writing Special.

The first 10 of you to donate £75/ $123 can receive written feedback from Viccy on your short story or novel extract (up to 5,000 words). You’ll also get all the perks at GRANNIE KNICKERS level.

* Remember to select the Writing Special perk when you donate or we won’t know you want to claim this perk *

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Pitch-perfect: filming from a writer’s perspective

Filming the two.5 crowdfunding pitch video from two different continents.

My laptop is balanced on top of a stack of boardgames, on top of a chair, on top of a glass coffee-table. I’m wearing lipstick, a pin-stripe jacket, and half a can of hairspray. Safely out of shot, i’m also wearing tartan PJs & slippers. The two large pictures that normally hang on the wall behind me are stacked precariously against the sofa.

‘Try with the over-head light off.’

filming the pitch video

Despite our best efforts, filming has overrun and we’re losing natural light in my sitting room in London. Samantha is instructing me through various different counter-acting methods until she’s happy with the colour and the shade on the screen and we can film the next paragraph in the script of our crowdfunding video.

This is our second filming session. We’re filming ‘live’ in London and New York, recording a Skype call with a cheap (but not free) application called Call Recorder

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two.5 update

In late November 2012 two.5 - my collaboration with the photographic media artist, Samantha Silver -  were delighted to receive an Artists’ International Development grant from the Arts Council joint with the British Council. The grant funds three trips between December 2012 and March 2013 for us to work for concentrated bursts of time in the same … Continue reading two.5 update