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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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Artwork in Ipso Facto, exhbition at Superclub, Edinburgh, in 2011
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A work a day

This blog draws out a work a day from my website, offering context, evaluation and anecdote running up to the start of my MFA at Glasgow School of Art later this month.

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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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Chriswoodartist

Ramblings of a very old British Fine Artist

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Inter-tidal

A relationship with the sea through painting and drawing

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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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Film poster for Portobello Film Festival screening on 5th Sept 2015
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Vision of Paradise

A short film made by the V&A Museum Community Artist in residence and screening at the Portobello Film Festival on 5th Sep 2015

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For when all that was read... so as not to be unknown
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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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Tangled Yarns

Sharing thoughts and research related to ‘Tangled Yarns’, an Arts Council-supported solo exhibition exploring the politics of the global textile industry and cotton trade past and present. ‘Tangled Yarns’ launched at William Morris Gallery and is now touring to Cromford Mills.

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Gone Postal

I am an East Coast Canadian currently on sabbatical in Wales completing my MFA at Cardiff School of Art and Design. ‘Gone Postal’ documents my exploration of on-line and material archives and the interplay between virtual and material worlds. A […]

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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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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, inspired by the practice of John Cage.

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Midsummer, 50 x 50cm, Pen and pencil on drafting film, 2015.
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Stiwdio Maelor Residency

A blog to share exploration and development of work at Stiwdio Maelor from 16th August – 1st September.

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Table and Chair
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Studio

All things studio: individual, collective, critical, reflective.

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New priorities

Finding my way at this stage of my life is happening, although there are so many red herrings to chase that it’s hard to keep focused. But Drawing is still the key to the universe. The Dumas exhibition confirmed this.

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English&Chinese Heinz Tomato sauce
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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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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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‘Over the Golf Course’

The local golf course has been sold. It is an area of land in transition and I am watching what happens there.

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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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Project Me

Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007

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