Vivien bequeathed her Ledgers to the Bodleian Library in 1947. What is the value of the scrapbook material for our understanding of her well-documented struggle with physical and mental ill-health?
The 'Vivienne Sometimes' script alludes to this Ledger material; and early video and physical experiments around ideas of collage were undertaken by Caleb, Stuart and myself during the development of the 'Vivienne Sometimes' show. This is something the team hopes to make much more central to the project in the future.
The following will take you to a very early experimental video sequence exploring my process of collaging Vivien's story: