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Sustainable Printmaking at home and abroad

Recording a foray into experiments with alternative plant-based materials for screen printing and DIY studio set-ups, whilst seeking inspiration from ancient civilisations and our contemporary Mexican printmaking counterparts.

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Miami Moderne

Jenny Steele’s research project ‘Miami Moderne’ is supported by an Artists International Development Grant from Arts Council England and The British Council. She will be researching into 1930s-1940s modernist seafront architecture within Miami Beach.

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Art as Therapy

Having being offered a place on the MA Art Psychotherapy course at Roehampton University in 2012 I decided that I wanted to document how my involvement on this study programme might inform new ways of thinking about myself and thus lead […]

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Paper, Ink, Stone: A journey across the UK in pigment

  What does it mean to have all the colours available to you as an artist?  We just can click and order, browse wondrous shops full of pigments or go onto our devices and swipe, touch and tap our way […]

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Barcelona in a Bag

An exploration of the second generation post memory experience of exile following the Spanish Civil War through object art, performance and installations. I blog about my research, the process and the finished pieces as they emerge.

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Improbable Life (Once In a Universe)

Bringing together ideas about life, death, growth and evolution, developing new printmaking skills, and putting on a show. Supported by a-n’s invaluable Professional Development bursary and a partnership with the Fine Art Printmaking department at the University of Brighton.

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Made in Korea

Made in Korea is an exhibition and residency programme for Korean ceramists in 2017, hosted by The Ceramic House. The exhibition then tours to Sladmore Contemporary. An Arts Council AIDF grant funded a research trip to Korea.

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Shouldn’t Throw Stones

I have been photographing and filming the inner workings, remains and archives of the old Pilkingtons Glass HQ (currently Alexandra Business Park) in St Helens, Merseyside.   The site is a vast complex structure filled with historical rooms, objects and […]

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The sea the sea

Having moved to the very tip of Cornwall I have come to understand the power exerted by the sea. West Penwith is surrounded by a vast timeless substance that is so much more than just a liquid pushed by tides. […]

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Off the Shelf

A blog charting research/activities undertaken during the period of my a-n Professional Development Bursary.

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Flock

Following our first rural, interactive, community- and time-based public installation…exploring the process, history, community, surroundings, landscape…

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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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Walking with The Waste Land and more

This is a community based walking group which is using walking as a research tool for locating TS Eliot’s the Waste Land and selected other poems in Margate. Please feel free to join us for our next walk in Margate.

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Back to TLCs – using ITO glass

Back to the future….. Since starting my research I have always relied on the effect of the sun as the major activator for the colour change in my TLCs. Of course, the amount of change depends on the weather conditions, time of […]

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Travel Bursary 2017

In 2017 I applied to a-n for a travel bursary. In 2017 a-n awarded me a travel bursary. This is the report.

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tenyearstoturner

….to document and archive a ten year project…to win the Turner prize….10, 000hrs of art….1,000 hrs per annum

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Chromogenic Prints vs Pigment Prints

Personally, I find an aesthetic appeal on the C-Prints (Fujiflex or Kodak Endura Metallic photographic paper). They are very similar to the Cibachrome that I enjoyed when I started printing years ago from the film…

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