Hortus is a project which involves research into early practices of collecting and cataloguing as exemplified by the sixteenth century botanic gardens and libraries of Padua (IT) and Leiden (NL).
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Misbehaving Bodies Jo Spence & Oreet Ashery at the Wellcome Trust I first became aware of Jo Spence’s work when a first year student in Nottingham. Having left London due to a chronic pain condition or two, I had […]
Changing my life, and others, one step at a time.
My lens-based artist practice had led me to discover a new way of merging video with reality. I wanted to find out what I could do with this this new invention and learn the digital skills I needed to make work with it.
A call for an artist on the board of every arts organisation.
I will develop making my work accessible to children using an extract from my performance Unknown Statue integrating Makaton language to communicate signs & symbols within the work. Supported by a-n bursary 2019 programme supporting self-determined professional development.
The post heart attack meanderings of an ordinary man in an extraordinary world.
Somewhere to talk about being an autistic person, a professional artist and project lead.
Bringing together ideas about growth, transmutation and evolution in a period of rapid social, political, environmental and technological change.
Tales of the pretty much expected….and sometimes not
The increasingly intense exploration of drawing… and the threads between words, music and a bundle of old clothes…
In the guise of fairy tales, reality comes into focus, we are forced to acknowledge we are the authors of our happy ever after.
New Year, New blog charting progress in 2019
Developing the use of everyday choreographies, movement, gestures, performative texts, and encounter as process for translating into peripheral and public spaces.
About being a disabled artist late in life
‘Deposition’ – stitched work. Here is a couple of partially completed work and the final image.
Compass Live Art Artist Development Blog logging daily learning, thoughts and exchanges
How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.
Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boarding or alighting passengers, but it may also be spent waiting for traffic ahead to clear, or idling time in order to get back on schedule.
I have a great NEW STUDIO. Can’t wait to move in and push more boundaries in paint.
A journey into Englishness, from the Thames to the Lakes, industrial heartlands to chalk downs. Following tides and twittens, writing 100 poems along the way.
out and about with the Fruit Factory Network based at Humber Street Gallery; encountering, reflecting, acting…
A collation of my research into rural arts, what it means, the challenges and what others have been up to in this area.
Those with a history of contact with mental health services have sought representation, support and advocacy for centuries. Service user advocacy groups are varied in nature: from grassroots to national, informal to Miss Havisham’s wedding dress made by me in 2012 now on show
“MY WORKING WILL BE THE WORK” (Mierle Laderman Ukeles, “Manifesto for Maintenance Art”) Well, I’m up for it, for showing the work. For laying bare the work of life’s upkeep. Let’s talk about how we get to do what we […]