A blog documenting my Professional Development Bursary from a-n, exploring how fear and risk can inform and shape our artistic practice.
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Art Adventures and Explorations on an a-n Travel Bursary
Threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes. (Audio versions of these posts are available upon request)
Blog recording development and work in progress in relation to the professional development bursary awarded by a-n in 2016.
‘I am not an object, I am not White’. The current project aims to investigate notions of object white and its removal, in it’s aims to contest and re-establish on a personal level and Universal status of white, traditional paintings i.e the implementation of God.
Documenting my experience on the Artist Teacher Scheme 2016-17, my personal growth as an artist, and where it leads me to next.
For a three months residency, the Something Useful Project supports me at the Fine Arts department of the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University in the city of Surat, found in the North western state of Gujarat in India.
An exploration of the Riverside House site in Stourbridge, West Midlands, a derelict 19th Century iron works.
Thanks to the an:travel bursary I was able to complete my video project, filmed last year in Rabat, Morocco’s capital city and continue my artist networks.
The Buffer Zone tracks a new thematic collaboration between Megan Calver, Susie David and Gabrielle Hoad at Dawlish Warren. We will use our a-n Professional Development Bursary to develop new work and documentation to support future applications for funding and commissions.
Art language location’s day of performances
A blog about working in both traditional and digital media with electronics
Posture of Making is a research and development project which is centered on working collaboratively with ergonomics scientist Dr Valerie Woods. We will exploring the workings of the creative practitioners body when engaged in art making. Val and I will […]
Just Another Exhibition Space
An ongoing online digital art project about slogans
For the past several months I have been thinking a lot about art in a Brexit, Trump, Syria world, as art appears to be coasting along in a rather vegetative state nonetheless. This isn’t necessarily a call for a […]
A journal detailing the struggles, efforts and results of post graduate life for a would be artist.
A blog to mark an extended period developing my own ideas within my practice and bringing them into focus.
Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
Writing is most alive when directly engaged in the experience—as a cartography of an encounter or inner space. Recently I stumbled across an interview with photographer Uta Barth where she was asked why narrative annoyed her. Barth’s response captures […]
Professional Development Bursary 2016
Exploring the different ways I can “break” an image.
How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.
I was delighted to hear I had been awarded an a-n Professional Development Bursary as I had already started on my project “Sound Scape” a collaboration between myself and Julia Harding, musician and composer for this work and this will provide the wherewithal to […]
We are artists Julie Henry and Debbie Bragg, and we work together as art duo Henry/Bragg. We have been chosen for an artist residency at Chateau de Sacy in France this Summer, supported by a-n travel bursaries.