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F O R M A T

An occasional exploration of facilities and limits within the context of an a-n blog (PRE JULY 2014).

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Jane Boyer
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Blending Primaries

‘Painting is a philosophical enterprise that doesn’t always involve paint.’ Howard Halle

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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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Quiting my day job

For the last year I have been working as a healthcare assistant at hospital, but due to a number of reasons I have become very unhappy working in that job, to the point that I was always miserable. So I quit my day job and am now on the journey back into self employment.

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considerations around the notion of an organisational model ideal
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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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Bringing the V&A to my studio
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V&A Museum Community Artist in Residence

I’ve finally signed my tenancy contract with RBKC and have kicked the studio flat into shape. It’s been a busy week. This has involved disposing of the former resident’s (mother and child) personal effects including abandoned toys. The poignant wall […]

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Design plan by Homestead Timber Buildings
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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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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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Threads

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

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rose on a park bench
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Random places

A few places in the landscape between the other projects. An ongoing series of photographs.

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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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Stroma
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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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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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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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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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'to be or not to be' series no. 19 detail
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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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