Bringing together ideas about growth,change and evolution; developing new drawing installations and scaling up.
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Exploring the work during my first Artist Residency at CFCCA in Manchester.
Diary of a collaborative research project in the areas of Jungian psychology, alchemy and mythology
Artist residency at Limbo Project Space, Margate
The Circuit – A Movement Scenario
Scaling up from small twigs to tree trunks
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 […]
The central focus is a trip of to engage with historic archives from the 15th century epidemic witch-hunts in the South of Sweden municipality of Småland both through archives at Växjö University & working with the craft of glass-blowing at the so called Kingdom of Glass.
Everyday I visit a field behind my house. It sounds pretty dull I know. I began my encounter with this field in pretty much the expected manner, trudging along it, ticking off the daily task of walking the dog. It’s just a field but I’m sort of getting obsessed.
The Autonomous Artist is a dedicated blog detailing activities, thoughts and reflections about my time as 2017/18 Visual Artist Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme. I will be exploring the role of the artist in arts leaderships and reflecting on independent, […]
Starting out on my bursary journey
An update on the internet research I have been doing about the care facilities within Fylde, Blackpool and Wyre.
Still blogging as it’s become a habit after my MA. Now I feel it’s just up to me to push my practice into the unknown using the learning experience as a catalyst.
This blog records an exciting collaborative project exploring dynamic materials that respond to changes in environmental conditions. Working with engineers we will create a series of prototypes over the next 8 months and explore their sculptural and architectural potential.
This blog will follow some thoughts, conversations and experiments between performance and video
Small Town Inertia by J A Mortram inspires hope at the Workers Gallery
This blog charts my 2019 a-n Bursary trip in The UK looking at Automata models and movements, and learning new wire skills. It’s a physical journey, but also a time of movement and change after illness and travelling towards a new artistic practice.
A commission with University of Exeter to make new work under the theme of “Urgency”. This blog records my working process, thinking & reflection.
Blog about the work I am doing for a commission from Dover District Council to create an artist’s film and a series of drawings/monotypes resulting from my research into the history of Russell Gardens in Dover and its current use as a social space of work and recreation.
Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007
It’s been 1 year since my #MagicCarpet was launched at the Art Workers Guild, when we unpacked the term ‘neurodiverse art’. Since then, there’s been a mini-explosion of activities tagged ‘neurodiversity’ in UK arts & academia, but, or hence, the term remains contested.
Why aren’t there female leaders who identify as neuro-divergent in the arts and academia? Who are the gatekeepers? What needs to change?
These latest ceramic pieces are inspired by my fascination for the elements- Wind, water, fire… I am a huge fan of Chinese healing medicine, taoism and the shamanic practice of ancient China. They share the same principles. That are the […]
A nostalgia for a time that never really existed in the first place.
Primary data repository for Research Mission PILGRIM. Coastal and upland environments.