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Childish dreams in Shoreditch

PUBLISHED: 14:10 20 February 2009 | UPDATED: 14:05 05 October 2010

WHEN artist James Ford came across a newspaper article listing 33 things you should do before you re 10 he realised he hadn t done them all. The article prompted him to decide that since he was soon to be married and really should have grown up by now, he

WHEN artist James Ford came across a newspaper article listing 33 things you should do before you're 10 he realised he hadn't done them all.

The article prompted him to decide that since he was soon to be married and really should have grown up by now, he would work his way through the list with his fiancée Tess.

The project took the form of a weblog, presenting photographs and videos of Ford and Tess completing activities such as collecting frog spawn, baking cakes and hosting a teddy bears' picnic.

Over a four-week period Ford will create a room-sized installation filled with photography, documentary debris and monitors; a haphazard collection of documentation from the deceptively gruelling 17 month online project 33 Things to do Before You're 10.

The exhibition starts at Ferreira Projects in Charlotte Road, Shoreditch today (Friday) and runs until March 28.

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