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Art and archaeology: a New Collaborations Bursary project

A collaborative research project with Carolyn Lefley (artist) and Keir Strickland (archaeologist). We are making an art/archaeology survey of the abandoned island of Swona, off the Orkney Islands, in August 2014. This blog will record our preparations/research/findings.

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When the walls take flight

In the run up to my exhibition at Castle House, Sheffield I will document the thoughts, experimentation and processes that shape my work. ‘When the walls take flight’ will be a wallpaper installation and performance which, during the exhibition, transforms into a flock of birds.

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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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twelve in fourteen

an accompaniment and documentation of my attempt to make 12 applications to artistic opportunities in 2014. this idea was born out of becoming aware that i’d let my portfolio slip into disrepair and seeing three opportunities that appealed to me […]

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Takahuhti Research Residency

Tampere Artists´ Association rents living and working facilities at Takahuhti Artcenter for visiting artists, curators, critics and alike. The building is a former old people´s home and it is owned by the City of Tampere.

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Building a Garden Studio

From design and plan of the building, to moving in, setting up and getting down to ‘making’, this blog explores my journey towards a studio of my own.

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Threads

Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes.

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Art funding for Magna Carta art project

I have received funding from the Arts Council for a Magna Carta art project which will be touring England next year. The four-piece collage highlights the key women & men that have had an impact on British women over the last 800 years & commemorates the 800th year anniversary.

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On my way where?

To investigate and expand on ideas that emerged towards the end of my postgraduate research; the presence of the body, a desire to explore materials more fully and the importance of space- to think, move, and make intuitively

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J Kay Aplin
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Denmark-Brighton Contemporary Ceramics Project

I am undertaking a residency at Guldagergaard Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark to make new work that will be exhibited at The Ceramic House in May 2014, setting the context for the exhibition Fantastic Tales: Danish Contemporary Ceramics with 15 […]

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The Long Term

Where is there to go beyond ‘emerging’? Will I ever be able to earn a living from the work I want to make, rather than making the things that other people need? A research project funded by a career development bursary, in which I hope to make some long term plans.

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512 hours

Marina Abramovic’s new work now at an end at the Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London

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Juncture

A new arts collective made up of five BA(Hons) Embroidery graduates, based in Manchester.

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ArtAnon

A small, voluntary community group based in Manchester. ArtAnon work within the local community to deliver creative workshops and curate public exhibitions to celebrate collaborative achievement.

artanonmanchester.wordpress.com

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Gen Doy New Collaborations Bursary 2014

This blog will document and reflect on my a-n New Collaborations bursary projects, planned for the period June-October 2014. I’m collaborating with a voice/singing teacher, Lucy Legg, and an artist who specialises in video and projections, Lynn Dennison.

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lisa
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After Life

Ever since my brother died four months ago I have felt separated from the world by grief and sadness. I have never experienced such depth of pain and the hollow emptiness of loss. Life will never be the same and […]

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Tangled Yarns

Sharing thoughts, research and processes involved in working towards “Tangled Yarns”, an Arts Council-supported solo exhibition at William Morris Gallery that explores the politics and morality of the global textile industry and cotton trade past and present.

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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 has led us to develop scenarios for movement within a network of stretched elastic

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Saladland (work in progress)
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Sky|Ground|Being

Things I’ve been doing and things I have to say. Dull self obsessed art speak filter turned on.  I’m doing exciting things at the moment, I want you to read about them.

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In Search of...
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To the margins and taking risks

A space to think through my latest direction-taking, to see if I am getting any clearer about my practice and if its place in the grand scheme of things on the edge or whether I am barking up the wrong […]

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