Thinking is Making celebrates ten years of the Mark Tanner Sculpture prize and questions both the presence and absence of the object and its maker within contemporary British sculpture.
Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught at schools and universities and is the author of numerous books for children on historical topics. Mark Bergin has illustrated numerous children's books. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and three children.
Michael Taylor is a teacher at Philpots Manor School in the UK who promotes traditional childhood games of movement and agility for the classroom, playground and gym. As well as string figures he collects and teaches clapping games, finger-games, jump-rope activities, ball-bouncing and bean-bag games. He always carries a string with him, and has been known to share string patterns with strangers on tube trains and aeroplanes. He is the author of Pull the Other One and Now You See It.