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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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What do people do whilst waiting for their train on an overground platform?
A time-lapse of a winter's day on the Deptford Bridge DLR platform.
This is an edited version, the original video is one minute long.
https://youtu.be/2D0mZO5WfCY
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Platform – Winter (a work in progress)

I have been working by my window for over a year now…looking at the DLR platform like one looks at a mountain or the seascape for inspiration when one wants the mind to wonder somewhere else. One day, out of […]

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#200words

Opinion, only very slightly informed.

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Rain coming in over Gwavas lake
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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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El Trump
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Re-emergence of politically motivated art: a matter of survival?

Donald Trump in a Mexican wrestling mask, Kim Jong-un in Mickey Mouse ears and Vladimir Putin in a Pussy Riot-esque balaclava; not a standard Saturday night in with our favourite world leaders, but rather the screenprints from my ‘Masks of […]

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A collaboration of art in nature and Minimalist music by Lorna Green and Julia Harding, as an interactive installation and performances.
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“Sound Scape” 2016 – a-n Professional Development Bursary 2016

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 […]

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Autism R Us

Somewhere to talk about being an autistic person, a professional artist and project lead.

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Zanny Mellor
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Chasing Light – Sight

Comparing experiences of two trips to Iceland in very different climatic conditions.

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The Creative Cycle, a big wheel
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Restart

About persistence, learning, earning, reflections on being an artist, reflections on being a man.

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My grandmother's handbag.
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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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At Eisteddfod 3
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Waves

A blog to mark an extended period developing my own ideas within my practice and bringing them into focus.

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Project Me

Project Me: charting the progress of my practice since 2007

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Gillian L-B, Infinite Potential, 2017, 3D drawing, various dimensions

Beginning an abstract painting is easy. Find a space and surround yourself with a variety of exciting materials and tools, prepare the ground and make a start. What then follows is a bewildering sequence of challenges which come at you from every conceivable angle.

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Finger Collars Case Study
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Postures of Making

Postures of Making is a research and development project which is centered on working collaboratively with ergonomics scientist Dr Valerie Woods. Together we will explore the workings of the creative practitioner’s body when engaged in art making. Val and I […]

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Clydach Gorge

Oct 2016 to Easter 2017 I’ll be responding to the changes going on at Clydach with the A465 roadworks.

I am part of a group of creatives responding to the site and we have a website http://clydach.weebly.com/

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"Portrait Of Ian Duncan Smith With Bandaged Nose" 2016
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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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Working Life 2 at The Ropewalk, Barton on Humber
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Working Life

My artwork is made for exhibition, and usually carries a message about the human condition, our strengths and weakness. I know that making work is interesting for me, and for those who frequent the galleries which have exhibited my fibre […]

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Peace Painting workshop
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Peace Painting Project

A new international project I’m trying to initiate with Catrine Gangsto for Peace Painting http://www.peacepainting.org/om/

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