Author Archives: SallyK

Introduction to Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust

My travelling mini-museum of dust will be making a guest appearance in Falmouth, Cornwall from 5th July.  Dust is fascinating, and after all, we’re made of dust from ancient stars, once responsible for the elements that make up our human … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – dust from the Great Wall of China

  In the early spring of 2012 I was in Beijing, taking part in children’s book festivals and running workshops. One freezing morning I visited the Great Wall at Mutianyu, 70km or so north east of the city. This section … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – dust from the Treacle Well steps

It was the Dormouse who mentioned the treacle well. Before he fell asleep again and was put back in the teapot. The absurdist story of the treacle well occurs in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; there actually is a treacle well, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s poetic dust, part of the Museum of Dust

Listen to how I acquired an early sample for my ongoing Museum of Dust collection from a house which was once the London lodging house of two nineteenth century French poets

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Sally Kindberg’s notebooks (more of them)

Pages from a few of my many notebooks in the last year.  I use my notebooks as a visual diary, a nursery for new ideas or notes for work in progress.

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop this summer at Swedenborg House

Drawing! With music! This summer I’ll be joined by two acclaimed musicians at my House of Dreams workshop held in Swedenborg House.  Inspired by tales of 18th century writer, philosopher, scientist and inventor Emanuel Swedenborg and his summer house, you’ll … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s latest additions to her Museum of Dust

Dust from the Sahara blew into London last week. I managed to add a tiny amount to my Museum of Dust despite a sneezing fit, which added desert particles to the Kindbergian atmosphere.  More about the collection here. Today I … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s pinboards and printed ephemera collages etc

After seeing some of my pinboard displays,  a colleague commissioned me to make two collages for presents for two sisters. It was a lovely way to share some of my extensive collections of printed ephemera, objects and badges etc as … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Ukraine rally

Crowds at the Ukraine rally and afterwards at the National Gallery in London.

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Sally Kindberg’s ‘Stranger’, a work in progress – not a children’s book this time

Given this morning’s news of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this rough frame from my current work in progress – a comic strip mystery memoir – sadly seems very a propos.  It illustrates an extract from a ten year … Continue reading

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