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Practice as research

This blog documents my progression through academia as a visual artist. I am currently undertaking a Practice-led PhD in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. The focus of my research […]

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collage and stitches
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Threads

Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Audio versions of these posts are available upon request)

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Its.. an odyssey ..

Begin with ideas, embrace chance, subvert expectation, trust the process, celebrate an open outlook with a smile at the ready, propose peaceful honesty as a solution.

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Stitched time opening night
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Artist’s notes

Notes on work, working, making work, and all the stuff that goes into being an artist

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The view nr. Voe
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In A Shetland Landscape

A collaborative project between sound artist Joseph Young and ceramist J Kay Aplin to create a body of work that responds to the landscape and geology of the Shetland Isles.

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Tea Break II
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Unentitled

I am collaborating with choreographer Darren Ellis to explore concepts of constraint, confinement, resistance and adaptation. A common interest in how circumstances restrict and determine behaviour led us to develop scenarios for movement within a network of stretched elastic.

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Best & Lee at Martino Gamper show, 2014
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Keeping It Going

My first blog ‘Keeping It Together’ came to a natural end when I moved in to my studio. ‘Keeping It Going’ picks up where that left off. Will I be able to maintain a blog at the same time as […]

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feb-red
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drilling for gold

after the cats and dogs sketch by eddie izzard …………. | …………. …………. | …………. …………. | ………….

“they drill … for anything …. just for the hell of it”

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Martin Hamblen
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tenyearstoturner

….to document and archive a ten year project…to win the Turner prize….10, 000hrs of art….1,000 hrs per annum

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Kirsty Harris, experimental studio residency
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Experimental Studio Residency

Charting my progress on the 10 week long residency in Newcastle hosted by Vane Gallery and Breeze Creatives. Supported by the Arts Council England.

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Alison Burrows -Post MACFA

Lives lost are commemorated by knitting leaf shapes in different sizes, using a basic pattern in combinations of quality yarns, colours and textures. Many of the yarns are expensive materials such as silk, cashmere, pure merino wool etc., to represent […]

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Australia – new collaborations bursary

I though now would be as good a time as any to finally start a blog “regarding the bursary I was awarded last year. The aim of my research is to develop new skills in the art pulp printing and lithography.

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Bathe in ignorance
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Waves

Sea change. A new blog to mark an extended period developing my own ideas within my practice and bringing them into focus.

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Inter-tidal

A relationship with the sea through painting and drawing

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5ft Blackbird
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Dead and dying flowers

My original blog was a step into the unknown. It has meandered around in my head whilst I have been working and has given me a reference point around which to think. My work has changed since I started. The […]

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