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Drawing Journal

A journal about the daily practice of drawing.

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Ecology NOW

This A-N Bursary Time Space Money will allow me to work closely with Lapworth staff responding innovatively to the museum’s fossil collections. It will enable me to explore the environmental potential within my work through collaboration and learning new techniques.

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Threads

    The increasingly intense exploration of drawing, and the threads between words, sounds, music, lines…

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Drawing Out

Documenting a-n supported professional development in 2022, including studio residency at AHH Studio Collective and project with Holly Rowan Hesson.

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loose clay figure by Simon Fell with Makers HeadRoom logo
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Restart

Makers HeadRoom is a makers group using Zoom to work together online. My latest blog describes it and how to join in.
Others posts include: the ‘Artists Insight’ project, the theory of ‘The Creative Cycle’ + articles about drawing, persistence, learning, earning and being male

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Thames Run: Source to Sea

A live artwork and run following the length of the river Thames from source to sea over 14 days, 31st March -13th June 2021. In partnership with Estuary 2021 #AssocProg21 & Anglia Ruskin University.
With thanks to my partner Richard Allen, who accompanied me in a campervan.

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Exhibition News

Very happy to be included in the seasonal exhibition ‘Scion’ at Cupola Gallery. Open daily until Christmas, the exhibition runs until 8 January (plus extra thanks to Cupola for the photo)

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Hard Stop

Embarking on a trans-Atlantic collaboration. Research and development trip supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company.

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Claire Eastgate
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Would you practice full time as an artist?

The obvious answer is a resounding yes. But how many people could honestly cope with the stress of financial insecurity? For the small percentage of those doing it full time, the percentage is even smaller for those financially secure from […]

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From the studio

Very happy to get a new painting underway this week. You can watch it develop…

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Supporting Work

A collection of strategies for doing the job of being a freelance artist.

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A Path through Time

An illustrated series of anecdotes chronicling episodes in my life.

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Endangered Plants Index Degree Project

This blog will be documenting my degree project, creating a resource about the most endangered plants in the world, to raise awareness of the plight of plants in the climate crisis.

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Lynne Forrester, Artist: Here are my June entries for the Boldbrush Contest
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Boldbrush Art Contest Entries

Every month I enter the Boldbrush Art Contest. This blog shows my entries and the links to vote, if you’d like to ;)

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Because goddess is never enough

Developing a new body of work in 2021 with an ACE Develop Your Creative Practice Grant – achieved with the help of the a-n Mentoring Bursary 2019/20.

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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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Professional Practice Two

This module asks to develop and sustain an on-line prescence through the use of a blog and/or websites and social media. Researching social media to gain a better understanding of it.

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Professional Practice2

This blog is dedicated to my research for my Professional Practice module regarding artists successful and unsucessful social media presence on instagram etc.

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‘I DRAW’

I’ve called this blog ‘I draw’ because my art-work is centred on Drawing. I am an artist from Margate.

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Noticing-Observing-Documenting

Do we start new things in January because we imagine its a clean slate, a step into a new position or is it because we have had time to reflect? Each year I look forward to what the other day, […]

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Art Courses I Participate In

I believe that there is always room to learn more, no matter what field one chooses, or how many hours one puts in. This blog highlights the art courses I’ve been learning from.

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WITH-IN R+D

This blog is happening to coincide with a greatly received R&D bursary from A-N, I will be using the bursary to support new skills learnt in sculpture to develop new Installation works for the project WITH-IN-MEMORIAM.
Here i will be blogging about this process

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What The Metaverse?!

Recently The Metaverse has been bothering me. There’s a lot of chat about it in Virtual Reality circles, but I think scaring people with suggestions of strangers in vibrating pants is a bit alarmist. We need more good people in The Metaverse. Please join the good guys.

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Be-Longing

A community project working in collaboration with artist Carole Miles, exploring the notion of where you feel you belong or what you always longed to be.

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Stills for a game

Developing the use of everyday choreographies, movement, gestures, performative texts, and encounter as process for translating into peripheral and public spaces.

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The end of the beginning

Hello, this is Trish! I am a Fine Art student at the University of Suffolk in my third and last year, so called ”end of the beginning”. I will be exploring and observing, personal and honest in my writings.

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Ivan Grieve Outside In artist of the Month

Ivan Grieve talks to us about growing up in the Bohemian North London of the 1960s, his unusual methods of self portraiture and dealing with the Devon rain.

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An unfolding Covid Narrative

Does a mask take away our ability to communicate mood, intensity, emotion and personality? Does it render us ‘invisible’, or take away our voice and make us feel ‘unheard’?

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Reframing and Reinvention

Recent work produced for the upcoming Back of an Envelope Show, helps me to evaluate my work process.

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Fluorescent Dandelion

A recent painting capturing visible and invisible light. Exhibited at The Museum of Lincolnshire Life, LN1 3LY, until the end of August 2022.

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Professional Practice 2

This series of posts shall examine the variety of skills I have gained through the Fine Art course to outline the successful working habits and the room for developments based on examples provided of my professional practice.

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Artist as unpaid carer

How on earth to continue a practice with no income??? Dealing with financial abuse and neglect.

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Simulacra And Simulations

My work conflates the real and the imaginary within a multidisciplinary practice, including digital installation, comics, animation and sound art. #payingartists

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fairy stories for lost child hoods art exhibition
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Fairy Stories for Lost Child Hoods Art Exhibition

A visual art exhibition of over a dozen mixed media and acrylic paint based wall hung collage style Canvas based artworks accompanied by a digital guide, a making of video and associated sounds.

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Take Time Residency

Two day residency with studio holders at Haarlem Artspace in Wirksworth, Derbyshire: Karen Logan, Anna Mawby, Tracey Meek and Tricia Rice.

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Hybrid Art Journal: Issue One (Spring 2022)

Hybrid Art Journal is a new experimental project for artists to share and explore cross-medium thought. We hope to provide artists and creatives the opportunity to amplify their voice through combined physical/digital offerings resulting in a new way to engage […]

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HERE/THERE

Here/There is an exhibition by artist Charlotte Dawson, containing pieces developed during Abingdon Studios’ 2020 Work/Leisure residency and produced remotely in her Sheffield-based studio. The exhibition ties both locations together through a body of work that utilises the forms of […]

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Open Call 2022

Calling all creative practitioners and collectives! Submit your event proposal by 28 March for an opportunity to make it happen with Autograph’s support.

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Love is a Wound

a series of designs for public sculptures by Franko B

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Opening night – Poulomi Basu and Sutapa Biswas exhibitions

Join us to celebrate the launch of two powerful new exhibitions at Autograph’s gallery in Hackney: the international debut of Poulomi Basu’s series Fireflies, and the London premiere of Sutapa Biswas’ acclaimed film Lumen. Through these exhibitions the artists illuminate […]

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Digital Canvas: Sense of Belonging

Autograph is lighting up Old Street roundabout in East London with new artworks created by young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

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Art of Place and Displacement

An exploration through paintings, sculptures, photographs, essays and poetry of the power of place, and the trauma of displacement.

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School Puppetry Workshops for 2022

Marcus Clarke is making available to Schools a range of new puppet making workshops at a daily all inclusive fee of £560 £4.66 per pupil.

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Bodfa Continuum

My research and response to Plas Bodfa, Anglesey, exploring the techniques of Victorian Cross Stitch. Part of the Plas Bodfa History Project. I am one of the artists selected to create work for the upcoming exhibition at the house.

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Humanising…

Humanising…
Bringing together a group of refugees and asylum seekers showing their their vulnerable side within an exhibition.

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The Reckless Chisel

Tracking studio progress (not just carving) frequent distractions (not just Art) and ongoing ruminations on the ‘why’ of creativity (not just process).

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Liberating the Landscape

An exhibition of paintings and drawings on show at the Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham. Hampshire. Runs until 25th February!

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Designs for a glass tetrahedron

Collaboration between artists Michaela Nettell and Robert Worley to make and studio test a collection of hinged glass pyramids inspired by Cedric Price’s visionary design for the Snowdon Aviary at London Zoo. The objects are envisaged both as props for […]

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The Ragwort

If the general definition of a ‘weed’ is taken to be ‘a plant in the wrong place’ or ‘a plant growing where it is not wanted’, what then is the right place for a plant to grow? Project: The Ragwort […]

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The Wilder Blean

This blog might be a goodbye tribute, perhaps it serves as a way of coming to terms with change because of a new ecological experiment in my local woodlands in a very important woodland SSSI site close to where I live. This is a place I know extremely well with a changing future.

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The Lycian Expedition

In Spring 2022 I will be the Artist in Residence along the 500km Lycian Way, an ancient trail around Turkey’s Aegean Coast. I will be accompanied by Emincan Alemdaroglu of COMMENTARIVM (Producers of the project), a film maker, and a sound artist.

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The Arthouse Oasis Blog

Gabrielle Vickery runs The Arthouse Oasis, a small art studio in Bishop’s Stortford Hertfordshire focusing on drawing, life drawing, painting and paint pouring workshops for beginners.

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Inlet and outlet

How the river flows in and out, how we use this in our industry and how it feels when we swim.

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ART FAIR EAST

I will be exhibiting with lots of amazing artists in Norwich

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KlangHaus journey to CoP26 Glasgow

Our intention is to take our immersive music/light/art show KlangHaus to Glasgow to perform at UN Climate Conference CoP26 Nov 2020.

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Kicking Back to the Football Art Prize

After requesting the Football Art Prize make their prize more accessible to artists on a low income – I’ve had a response – but it’s still woefully short of my expectations for a publicly ACE funded exhibition venue.

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Artists Books
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ANNIE RAPSTOFF INTERVIEW

Interview with Annie Rapstoff by art writer Hope Collinson. Hope interviewed Annie as she showed handmade artists books in the HOME BOOKS exhibition at COUCOU in May 2021

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HOME BOOKS INTERVIEWS

Interviews by Hope Collinson with artists PETA LLOYD and RHIANNON EVANS who made artist books in lockdown and showed them in the HOME BOOKS exhibition at COUCOU in May 2021

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The Perspective Paradox – Patrick Hughes

Hang-Up Gallery proudly presents a solo show by British artist and inventor of ‘reverspective’ Patrick Hughes, celebrating sixty-years since his first exhibition and twenty-five years living and working in East London.

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SVETTA Art Club

Shared Visual Experiences and Thinking Through Art is abbreviation for SVETTA Art Club for NHS staff working at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust

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#MakeYourOwnMOJO

I’ve decided to start another exciting journey for my MOJO and I’d love for you to get in involved…

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Being an artist – the BIG gamble

One glaring great injustice for artists on low income is the ‘Call for Artists’ paid submission ‘scam’, where artists are invited to submit their work for inclusion in an exhibition but by also by offering prize money that exhibition submission becomes a gambling wager.

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Private Views: four golden rules

#1: arrive early, leave early. “Stop here please.” The taxi spits us out in Portland Road, Hove, for the first stop of a four-stop evening, at the studio of an interior designer who has just started exhibiting art in her […]

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Dancing Giant Teddy
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STATIC

STATIC – Sarah Cole and Annis Joslin – is a research project exploring immersive technologies, access and experiences of domestic violence. This blog will share some of our experiments and learning whilst in residence at FuseBox, Wired Sussex.

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Change Chance and Circumstance: Field Notes

A research collaboration with New York-based artist Felicity Faulkner examining coastal and environmental change around Orford Ness, Suffolk, UK and Montauk Point, Suffolk County, USA. My travel to the USA is supported by a-n Artist Bursary.

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Meta meta

In Quarantaine, with Georgina Starr

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Prison Residencies

Prison Residencies and working remotely in a re-emerging world

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meanwhile residency

a residency made possible by the work of eaststreet arts in a meanwhile space in derby with a taylored programme of artist support.

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Artists Residencies at Shepton Mallet Prison

A group of artists have been inspired by the historic records of Shepton Mallet Prison, including “crimes” such as being a Suffragette or the theft of butter.
The artists will be spending time in the prison to create work inspired by the building and its history.

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Warwickshire Pandemic Stories

For Warwickshire Pandemic Stories I have been commissioned by Arts Uplift to create a light installation that is inspired from the pandemic stories of mums in North Warwickshire. This is part of a larger project, Michelle Flint is working in South Warwickshire and creating a text

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Know thy self

Found hiding amonst many hats. My Boina has emerged. 2018 saw me determined to find my true self and finaly I have returned to my own art practice. I have always worked within the creative industries teaching and championing others. Now its my turn, this is me HELLO world.

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UNDERLAY – exhibition in Woolwich

An Immersive exhibition. A new site responsive installation by artist Catriona Robertson at SET studios Woolwich in London, where the old council office has been transformed and burrowed into.

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Bee Eaters: A Virtual Residency

Virtual Artist Residency with Louisa Chambers (UK), Julia Wenz-Delaminsky (DE), Tamara Dubnyckyj (UK), Traci Kelly (UK/DE), Danica Maier (USA/UK), Clare Mitten (UK)

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Good News!

ACE project grant award

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Lego Rotating UV Laser

Experimental performance art photography with laser and technic lego assembly

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Resilience is like a rubber band

I’ve always been described by my close friends and family as ‘resilient’, but what does this mean? Is there a limit to this resilience?

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Archaeology of Self

This is my first blog post on a-n :) In the Archaeology of Self series that I have been working since 2019, I explore the intersection of figuration, abstraction and indexicality of subjecthood in the context of the Anthropocene. The […]

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Janette Kerr: Extreme wave theory

A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CONCERNING THE INTERFACE BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE RELATING TO SEA SURROUNDING SHETLAND. IT SEEKS TO MAKE DIRECT VISUAL ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN OBSERVATIONAL AND EXPERIENTIAL FIELD WORK, NORWEGIAN MATHEMATICIANS AND SCIENTISTS RESEARCH ON EXTREME WAVE THEORY, AND […]

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Abstract collage made of line drawings
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Sonic Landscapes

A participatory project exploring individual experiences of sonic environments through mark making.

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God’s pancakes

An account about my flat, painted ceramics representing aspects of my life

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Desire lines

A blog about the ‘desire lines’ pilot project and how combined with my ‘Developing your creative practice’ Arts Council England funded grant it is influencing my practice as a socially engaged artists.

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Mud and Thread

Documenting the creative collaboration between ceramic artist Gill Bliss and textile artist Joy Merron.

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https://estebanpena.com/

After many hours in front of the black mirror, finally a version of a webpage organizing most of my art practice.

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Pig Sty diaries

Putting to good use a Journeyman LAT grant to take my lettering design work in stone to the next level.

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R&D and mentoring to develop a new artwork

The a-n Artist Bursary came at an ideal time for me during the period of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. Enabling me to undertake extensive research and development for mentoring and to start developing a new artwork ‘Mirrored to the core […]

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461 – t3

blog of the non linear artwork installed in the second floor of the museum of making at derby silk mill. it’s part of the arts and heritage pilot programme of the museum. this programme also features work by toni buckby and red saunders.

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40,138

www.invisiblearmy.org/40-138

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‘Intervallum’ art bird box

My new work ‘Intervallum’ will be part of First Flight outdoor excision as part of First Light Festival celebrations.

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Reflections on a year-and-a-half in cryptoart

It has been an honor to exhibit at CADAF this year. Thank you to the curators for having me. I wrote this piece to reflect on what this exhibition means to me and on the trajectory  of  my work over […]

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Residency at Plas Tan y Bwlch

For Helfa Gelf 2017, I am delighted to be Writer in Residence at Plas Tan y Bwlch, and look forward to continuing my exploration of the rich heritage of this great house and the land that surrounds it, building on research and experiences gathered during my 2016 Residency.

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What I did for my a-n Artist Bursaries 2020 year

Here at last is my blog for the a-n Artist Bursaries 2020.The bursary was for me develop my soundart skills and practice. It is such a boost to get this kind of award enabling you to pay for courses, equipmen & mentoring and gives you a bit of ‘street cred’ with commissioners.

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The Art Coach

The Art Coach http://Www.theartcoach.org International Coach, available for 1:1 Consultations over Zoom. Professional support to improve your confidence, boost productivity, start or progress your Practice/Business. This support can take you to the next level, no matter which stage of your […]

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Slow Travel – A Privilege Not A Sacrifice

This was published just before the crisis, about artists using trains and sea routes to reach artists residencies. Now people are either stuck in their residencies or can’t reach them. Here are some pointers for when we can all travel again. Photo by me of Copenhagen Station.

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WYRM: Terra Nexus. Art installation on the Southbank!

Terra Nexus is an immersive experience featuring 25 artists produced by Proposition Studios. It invites the audience into a multi-sensory labyrinthine of interconnected worlds to unravel a story which weaves together diverse insights into our relationship with the biosphere.

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Walking with Cyborgs

Documenting the year I seriously started trying to write the future through the eyes of my semi-fictional collaborator/alter ego AuTCRONE and her band of cyborg buddies.

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The Lady Bay Arts Trail Creativity Fund

The Lady Bay Arts Trail Creativity Fund is an opportunity for Nottingham designers, artists and makers to support, connect and develop communities, bringing people together to celebrate a sense of place and resilience during challenging times.

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40,138

Using 40,138 plants, we are hoping to create an art installation, to show Bristol and other communities, that this vast number of people are unseen carrying the burden of care while not being recognised. Each plant represents one carer in Bristol.

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Coronas of light

This work makes reference to the cycle and vital processes of being human which are marked by a series of rituals that help us to reconnect with age old customs within our daily lives.
Acrylic paint on paper.

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Walking aloud

Walking between viewing points.
Sneaking under surfaces.
Pausing where paths cross.

When I have activities growing in parallel, it is at their intersections that the most interesting shifts occur. This blog is an opportunity to consider the interplay between projects.

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Neurodiversity and Disability Access in the Visual Arts

A blog written by Freelance Artist, Raising the Bar Project lead and Neurodiversity in Arts Consultant Gaia Redgrave focussing on access in the arts for those who are neurodiverse and/or disabled. This blog is intended as a resource for artists, organisations and funders alike.

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Understanding Professional Practice

This is my blog for Professional Practice 2 where I will be looking at how people in the creative field promote themselves and how galleries and foundations promote artists.

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Professional Practice 2

This blog is for my Professional Practice 2 module where I’ll be analysing and researching artists’ websites and their social media presence e.g Instagram, in response to help grow my professional engagement in the art world and my professional presence on social media.

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Professional Practice 2 – Blog Review

This blog is for my Professional Practice 2 module, in which I will be reviewing and analysing the social media accounts/blogs of various artists and galleries.

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My diverse creative life is polarised

It dawned on me that all my paid commercial work is human centered but my fine art is generative, or made by chance, or performative using plastic cats as the actors. There is little human contact in the core of my fine art.

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Professional Practice 2

Professional practice 2 module blog. This blog will be reviewing other artists’ blogs, social media, websites and other platforms. This will help me develop my own practice and gain an understanding of what works for me as a practitioner.

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Medical Womanhood

Experiences of the dismissal regarding female reproductive health issues

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Exhibition Opening – Here, I Made This: Dialogues of Distance

Pollen Collective is delighted to announce their first London exhibition. Nine multidisciplinary artists have developed new ways of working in response to the challenges of the past year. The bold new work celebrates our relationships with domestic and natural spaces through mate

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Open Call for Artists!

There is this idea(l) of the artist creating art for art’s sake, living la vie bohème, being envied for their freedom and creativity and having the liberty to express their individuality as they please. Is this actually the case though?

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Art et al.

New international digital platform Art et al., showcasing curated work by neurodiverse artists from across the UK and Australia, launched on April 14
The website features new commissions and conversations between artists from supported studios, peers and arts professionals

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Art/Activism: The Peer-led Research Group

We are a group of artists, curators and arts educators, where the majority are members of  Young Blood Initiative, an international community of artists that aims to explore other ways to create and collaborate. We have set up this study […]

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Hello

You’ve made it to my art blog.

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Swallows: A Virtual Residency

Virtual Artist Residency with Louisa Chambers (UK), Edy Fung (IE/SE), Tracy Mackenna (SCO/IT) & Edwin Janssen (NL), Danica Maier (USA/UK), Michelle McKeown (IE/UK), Stefanos Pavlakis (GR/DE)

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Iron and Fertility

When I run a furnace I feel as though I can simulate the closest experience to birth as I may ever get. I can internalise a sense of motherhood. These works stem from my own connection to iron casting and aiding the furnace as a vessel.

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Reading the Room

‘Reading the Room’ is a movement-research workshop running from February – June 2021 and forms part of my 2020 a-n Development Bursary activity.

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ART IN THE AGE OF NOW

Derelict Fulham Town Hall to be given new lease of life starting with major Post-Lockdown art celebration.

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Waiting ….

The Working Horse Sculpture

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Spring Has Sprung!

Jealous Gallery curates a mini Art on a Postcard Auction ‘Spring Has Sprung!’

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NFTs ± Art

With all the hype lately it is difficult to avoid NFTs (ya know, the blockchain art such as Beeple or even the burning of Banksy)… and it is great for collectibles, but I am also interested in artists who are […]

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Underland

studio practice, writing, art, medicine, medical humanities, chronic illness, poetry, painting, performance, body,

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Two Frightening Things
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Two Frightening Things 2021

This work was instigated by the thought of two of the most frightening things anyone has ever said to me. I’ve put one above another on Canvas, painted in Acrylic.

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There’s No Place like Home

My subject matter is almost always the female figure. The colour choices for my work can be dictated by my own feelings and also reveal the emotional context of the painting. My artwork invites the viewer to explore the psychological, […]

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Small House Gallery
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A quick introduction to Small House Gallery

A-N member artists are invited to submit proposals for their own Solo Show in one of our contemporary art galleries within a series of dolls houses in South London.

Curated by Eldi Dundee who sees this micro curation project as an extension of her collaborative art practice.

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Artist LUAP brings good vibrations to Notting Hill

The latest in the series of vibrant public art installations overtaking Kensington + Chelsea’s empty retail spaces has been unveiled today. The next of the High Street Windows is presented by London-based artist LUAP, who takes over the All Saints storefront in Notting Hill.

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Notebook 1: Certainty in Uncertainty
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Notebook 1: Certainty in Uncertainty

During lockdown Invert/Extent began putting together a book of artist writings and conversations considering what artists were doing, ideas that were percolating, or where their heads were at in the current situation. Many of these were featured online at Transmissions and […]

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The Grid

The Grid … discarded in the summer of 1995 upon Snaefell Mountain.

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I walk over the ashes

Excerpt from my website blog post this week after a philosophical day of writing prose poetry and thinking about my piece in the current DUST Rising exhibition in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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Mess Making As Social Glue 1

Short bursts of thinking about / talking about / doing stuff around: making as a form of “commoning”

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Practice Led Research

Documenting my phd journey at the University of Derby.
Practice Led Research into Femicide, Domestic Violence, Relationships and Domesticity.

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Man in Isolation

only 5% of the planet has not been influenced in some way by humans and that is only because we can not reach it yet.

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Latest commission,

I’ve been asked to paint 2 dogs as a 60th birthday present

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Boundaries

Equilibrium in chaos.
Professional practice journal.

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Cerebration

We are a peer group of artists that haven’t met together for nearly a decade. We have all worked individually on our practices and felt the pressures of production, coping with a range of barriers.   These challenges might have […]

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Socially Awkward

Lady Kitt and Dan Russell’s Artists Make Change Peer Learning Group for the North East of England.

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Stair/Slide/Space

We are a group called Stair/Slide Space who will be asking the question “What does it mean to drop out?” through our peer learning group session. The topic of dropping out is very timely, with many of us falling out […]

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Three Points Press

Rabbits Road Press (London) Granby Press (Liverpool) and Tender Hands Press (Glasgow) are delighted to be working together as an Artist Make Change Peer Learning Group. Through creating a working group, we are keen to share best practice about how […]

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The Weather Report

An Arts Council England supported project seeking to engage a broad national and international audience in discussions around heritage, migration and interconnectedness

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GAO awakens!

An incentivisation vehicle documenting the attempted rebirth (or reawakening) of the craft enterprise business ‘GAO Industries’. Will it succeed? I don’t know.

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Restriction open call – our story

open call on the theme of restriction and what that means to you.Some insight into how the Correspondence Collective was formed and how we envisage building an online community of artists.

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What is mail art?

what is mail art? a brief look at how I found mail art and what it means to me to be using mail art as an art practice.

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New Year New Collaboration

Working with new skills and a new collaborative partner for the new year, exploring questions that has arisen so far.

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Coming out!

When Covid strikes and that you’re already in lockdown, you’ve got no choice but to come out….

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Textile Echoes

Textile Echoes: Annette Mills, Delia Salter, Jennifer Jones and Tara Kennedy are textile artists who have been accepted for a month’s residency at The Textile Centre, Blonduos, Iceland.

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JOURNEYS INTO VIRTUAL REALITY

This is the story of my journeys to the mystical land of Virtual Reality, offloading the insights I have brought back on my ship.

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Dwell Time

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.

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Larkhall Art Club

Larkhall Art Club with Alsama Project, Beirut, 27th January 2021. 18:00 GMT

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How To Be Trendy in 2021

Interior design trends for 2021, plus guest interview with Scott Diament, CEO of Palm Beach Show Group.

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Fran Duggan Art

This is a personal journey through my years at The University of Bolton studying Fine Art…The if’s, what’s, and the Attempts… The Homework and the Studio processes, my tiny biosphere of stuff n’ that.

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1:23:58 A.M. Oils on Canvas.

  Add a blog post BLOGS  STUDENT  1:23:58 A.M. OILS ON CANVAS. ARCHIVES  19 January 21 1:23:58 A.M. Oils on Canvas. A study of mental illness. Fine Art student At 1: 23: 58 A.M. this mans life was over, he […]

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a-n bursary: Audio-visual aspects of site performance

Through the a-n bursary earlier this year, I got the necessary skills and confidence to work on my long-term performance-research project on ecology, gender and ritual transformations.

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The crisis

My journey to getting a degree in Fine Arts- 2nd year project 1