Rima Staines' Profile
Rima Staines is an artist using paint, wood, word, music, animation, clock-making, puppetry and story to attempt to build a gate through the hedge that grows along the boundary between this world and that. Her gate-building has been a lifelong pursuit, and she hopes to have perhaps propped aside even one spiked loop of bramble (leaving a chink just big enough for a mud-kneeling, trusting eye to glimpse the beauty there beyond), before she goes through herself.
Rima was born in London in 1979 to a family of artists and has always been stubborn about living the things that make her heart sing. She lives on the edge of Dartmoor with her beloved, Tom Hirons (a writer, storyteller, acupuncturist, poet & wilderness rites of passage guide) and their otherworldly lurcher, where they are building a rolling home in an old auxilliary fire service truck…
- Born on September 19
- Joined June 25, 2007