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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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collage and stitches
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Threads

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

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Specimens

Beekeepers have started to show an interest in the project #Hive. An earlier donation of wax and broken bits off the hive have made their way to me and have been melted down into a golden, scented block. Once it […]

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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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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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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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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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Restart

About persistence, learning and reflection

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The Artistic Urge from Prehistory to the Present.

My Fine Art degree project is based predominantly on cave paintings and carvings. I am painting on large canvases, using oil and acrylic paint as well as oil sticks and pastels. The work is spontaneous and bodily movements are important. […]

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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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Streams from his hollow heart a hope
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Sleep-drunk I dance

My art grows around me. My flat is filled with objects I have made over the last few years. There is always something going on, something new developing. But this creativity in the living-room, due to M.E. my only possibility, […]

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WHERE O FIND ME

I have a Wordpress blog at
http://elliefiddes.com/2011/02/05/53/
where I post regularly

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Postgraduate?

Following my progress during MA studies at Edinburgh College of Art, this blog originally documented my first year after graduation, and my attempts to create a sustainable practice. It shows the activities I have been involved with in making this […]

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Reciprocity

An artist-initiated research project investigating ideas of gift, generosity and exchange, exploring what they mean in art and in life

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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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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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