Yep, that's right. Climate change. Tomorrow I am setting out on a 6 week adventure around India. I'll be swapping the sub-zero temperatures of England for the hazy night time 20 something digits of India.
For the first two weeks I will be part of a team of artists from Manchester, Stoke-on-trent and London working on a collaborative, cross artform project in Palghar, Maharastra. We (more on who "we" are next week) will be working together with pioneering Warli artists Jivya Soma Mashe and Ramesh Hengadi to create an exhibition bringing together Warli art, clay, textiles, ceramics, word, video, photography, sound and music.
Right now I'm in that funny place of "Have I packed properly?" and "Oh my god, I'm going to India!". This is also the first time that I am going with a team of artists from different creative disciplines, so it's very, very exciting! I really want to introduce you to the team now, but I am going to keep a lid on it until next week!
Right, I better get back to jumping up and down on my suitcase before being sensible gets the better of me!