Developed out of a short story by Raymond Carver named 'Cathedral', in which a sighted man teaches a blind man what a cathedral looks like by holding his hand and attempting to draw it with him - Houses and Cathedrals is a workshop concept that helps project the mind through the fingers into perceptually inhabited space.
1. Take two fist-sized pieces of plasticine
2. Close your eyes
3. Out of the first piece of plasticine, build a house
4. Out of the second piece of plasticine, build a cathedral
5. If you carry this out exercise in a group, keep your eyes closed and swap models with each person
Some of the workshop outcomes of houses and cathedrals: