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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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LandSkype

In my eyes China has always been such an exciting influence in my whole life and My art started from talking to Chinese people over the internet on QQ chat site. Ever since then i have had the desire to compare China and England together, using the connection into my art.

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My grandmother's handbag.
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Barcelona in a Bag

An exploration of the second generation post memory experience of exile following the Spanish Civil War through object art, performance and installations. I blog about my research, the process and the finished pieces as they emerge.

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From the wilderness into the wasteland

Returning to work full time as an artist after 17 years out of the ‘scene’… this mid fifties man’s weekly thoughts and experiences of how tough it is to get ‘back in’

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Something I saw on a research reccie along Bermonsdey Beach for altMFA's peripatetic performance tour for ArtLicks Weekend coming up in October 2014.
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Well what’s going on here then?

Not been on here in a while, so in an attempt to stay current with the new a-n website, I thought I’d start a new blog, rather than topping up one of the old ones I started a couple of years ago (unless an update specifically relates to a project from back then). Hello again :)

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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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Off-Press/Print Restraint

‘Off-press’ gigantic scale relief printmaking- against all odds.
A challenging investigation into new contemporary ways of working with analogue print media, involving the large-scale construction of gigantic hand-made woodcut prints in vivid colour.

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Saladland (work in progress)
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Sky|Ground|Being

Currently undergoing a three month residency with the Chinese European Art Center in Xiamen.  This blog is about the things I’ve been doing and things I have to say. Dull self obsessed art speak filter turned on.  I’m doing exciting […]

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Blogs as a way of organising thoughts

I recently completed a distance MA fine art through the Open College of the Arts, which was a long FOUR years, during which much of it was recorded through an electronic blog – the assignments plus all the reflective thinking […]

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Henri 100 years ago

Henri 100 years ago – is the pre-project project made for Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre in Cwmbran South Wales – it will lead on to an Arts Council of Wales funded research project at National Museum of Wales Cardiff in 2015

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Natural Causes
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MA BLOG

My MA revolves around what it is to be human and in particular, my very personal relationship to illness, disability and invisibility.

We were asked to detail our thoughts and ideas about our work in a blog to be validated by our tutors….so I did

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art at the park

whats it like to be an artist working with the over 60′s, creating an sustainable arts community at the pavilion cafe in Didsbury park Manchester?

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Wrapped/Unwrapped
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Karart Blog

I am a final year art student at University Campus Suffolk. My work has developed into the challenge of figurative painting. Recently I have begun to explore the figure and bold pattern combinations. My first painting of the figure and […]

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Visiting Artists 3

Visiting Artists 3 www.beckynuttall.com One summer in the early sixties, three children travelled approximately 1,400 miles in the back of a mini to visit an artist. In the grove the artist was installing a sculpture exhibition. The children and their […]

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Jo Lathwood
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Definitely not your standard residency

Hestercombe house, a grand 90-something room building, has an odd and intriguing past. The first known residents were the Warres family in 1391 and over years the house has gone though many changes and adaptions. The last person to live […]

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Hereford College of Arts

Resolution of Practice. I’m caught up in the subject of our relationships with objects and their role in holding and projecting ideas about our identity. The object I am currently working with is a ceramic figurine which has been in […]

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Nine Women

The Arts Council England have generously funded my Research and Development to enable me to realise this project. There will be bras, there will be women… but what the funding allows me to do is bring you some really good songs. Thank you Arts Council!

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Degree Final Year Blog

Time to prepare for the real world! This blog will highlight the work I am creating for my final year in preparation for the Degree Show. I will also feature some influential artists and works from previous years which I feel are relevant to where I am at the moment with my pract

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